A light in the shadows

A light in the shadows

Author and Holocaust survivor Miriam Greenstein brings her story of war, life and healing...

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Artisan Cake Company owner Liz Marek poses with her daughter Avalon and her cakes in her Beaverton kitchen.
January 29, 2015

The sweet taste of creative freedom for Beaverton cake decorator

by Caitlin Feldman
Beaverton resident and Artisan Cake Company Owner Liz Marek makes elaborate cakes that landed her on Food Network's "Duff Till Dawn" An unassuming black sign hangs on the front of a brown house…
January 29, 2015

Out and About: Events happening in our communities

by Caitlin Feldman
Check in here to see what's going on the next few weeks Art Westside Cultural Alliance Networks for the Art — Connect with the local creative community at a free arts and culture networking…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Stafford author Roland Smith holds up his latest novel, 'Beneath,' which will be released on Jan. 27.
January 22, 2015

Words tell readers what lies 'Beneath'

by Caitlin Feldman
Local author Roland Smith hasn't taken a day off in decades, and the latest fruit of his labor, 'Beneath,' comes out Jan. 27 Roland Smith doesn’t get writer’s block. For him, it’s an elusive…
Dakota Buerer
January 22, 2015

What Students Say/Mountain View Middle School

by Jaime Valdez
What are you looking forward to about high school and why? “I’m looking forward to high school to learn new things, meeting new people and explore what life is going to be like after school. I…
January 22, 2015

Century 21 Wright & Assoc., welcomes two new realtors

by Miles Vance
Century 21 Wright & Assoc., Inc., recently announced the addition of two new realtors to its Beaverton office. Keith Wright, President/Broker of Century 21 Wright & Assoc., Inc., in Beaverton…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - Comic book legend Neal Adams will visit Beaverton's Things From Another World location (4390 S.W. Lloyd Ave.) for a comic book signing and appearance from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22.
January 21, 2015

Comics legend Neal Adams comes to Things From Another World

by Miles Vance
Adams has worked on Batman, X-Men, Superman and more The Beaverton location of Things From Another World will host one of the most exciting things from this world — at least for those who live…
BEAVERTON CIVIC THEATER
January 20, 2015

Auditions set this week for 'Songs For A New World' at Beaverton…

by Miles Vance
Auditions will be held Thursday and Saturday at the Beaverton library Beaverton Civic Theatre will hold open auditions for "Songs For A New World," with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - A painter, writer, activist, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Miriam Greenstein is also a Holocaust survivor. However, it is the combination of these things that define her, not one singular item.
January 15, 2015

A light in the shadows

by Caitlin Feldman
Author and Holocaust survivor Miriam Greenstein brings her story of war, life and healing to Tualatin Public Library on Jan. 24 What do you remember of your life prior to your 10th birthday?…
January 15, 2015

Out & About

by Caitlin Feldman
What's going on in our communities over the coming weeks To have items listed here, send them to Out&About, P.O. Box 22109, Portland 97269-2109; email cfeldman@commnewspapers.com or fax to…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Four NASCAR cars used by famous drivers will be part of a Daytona 500 mockup at the World of Speed motorsports museum in Wilsonville. The museum is set to open in April 2015.
January 08, 2015

World of Speed Museum expects to open in April

by Josh Kulla
World of Speed, the Wilsonville motorsports museum set to open in spring, has announced that John Amschler has signed on as director of education. Amschler will lead the museum’s education…

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Jan 08, 2015

'Eagles' will fly at museum screening

by Pamplin Media Group
History buff to discuss war film at county museum Pamplin Media Group A screening of “Forgotten Eagles,” a film about the Aztec Eagle fighter squadron in World War II, will take place at 6:30…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF UNITED VAN LINES - A United Van Lines map shows the top states where people were moving, and leaving, in 2014.
Jan 08, 2015

Oregon No. 1 destination for people on the move

by Pamplin Media Group
Going somewhere? If you’re moving, it’s likely you’re headed to Oregon. That’s what United Van Lines’ 38th annual National Movers Study discovered. Oregon is the No. 1 moving destination in the…
Jan 08, 2015

'Brain Rules' author Dr. John Medina to speak at Oregon…

by Miles Vance
Medina will appear in the OES chapel at 7 pm. Monday night Oregon Episcopal School welcomes Dr. John Medina, the New York Times bestselling author of Brain Rules, to campus at 7 p.m. Monday,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Artists work on hanging photos at the Hillsboro Public Library for an exhibit, titled 'The First Three Years,' representing the amount of time that the Orenco Photography Club has been in existence.
Jan 07, 2015

Framing the extraordinary

by Caitlin Feldman
Orenco Photography Club's first large-scale exhibit will be at the Hillsboro Public Library through February, following a reception on Thursday, Jan. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. It’s Friday morning at…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Genevieve Smith, 80, Norma Rowe, 91, and Anna Belle Tallman, 88, follow Ethel Henry's lead in a tap dance at Raleigh Hills' Courtyard Village.
Dec 18, 2014

Meet the Courtyard Rockettes

by Caitlin Feldman
New dance ensemble takes Courtyard Village by storm Four pairs of tap shoes pitter pattered on the wood floor. Some were well worn, others with hardly a crack in the leather. The dancers could…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JEFFREY BALL - Alan Baker holds up his daughter West for a family photo through a wreath set up at Beaverton City Park on Friday prior to the annual tree-illumination ceremony.
Dec 11, 2014

Trees light up and illuminate the holidays

by Caitlin Feldman
Communities gathered Friday for annual holiday celebrations On a frigid December Friday, it seemed the whole of Tualatin gathered at the Lake of the Commons to celebrate the start of the holiday…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - On Nov. 22, Lynde and David Ogle were reunited with the men who made sure their daughter, Adelyn, was born safely last May. During his sister's birth, big brother Carter was being watched by a friend.
Dec 04, 2014

An unconventional entrance into the world

by Caitlin Feldman
Ogle family reunites with TVF&R firefighters who delivered their daughter Lynde Ogle was in the car with her husband, David, by the time she realized they wouldn’t make it to the hospital in…
Dec 04, 2014

Tis the season for lighting up the night

by Christina Lent
Community events ring in holidays with festive celebrations Families and neighbors looking to ring in the holiday season with the community are invited to gather at one of the several tree…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Before 'The Princess Bride' could be made, the filmmakers had to make sure they had the perfect person to play each role. One such role was that of Fezzik, played by Andre the Giant.
Dec 04, 2014

Going back in time with 'dear, sweet Westley'

by Caitlin Feldman
Actor Cary Elwes shares tales of 'The Princess Bride' in his new book, and will be signing at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing on Thursday, Dec. 4 Growing up, my family had a recorded…




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