Good gravy - it's much easier to make than you think

Good gravy - it's much easier to make than you think

OK, you’ve got your turkey ordered and a recipe for roasting it selected. You know who is...

Putting hearts on dolls, putting smiles on children

Putting hearts on dolls, putting smiles on children

Methodist craft club women celebrate 40th year of remarkable work The craft club at Lake Oswego...

Nicoletta's Table gets expansion

Nicoletta's Table gets expansion

Italian restaurant adds pop-up, new kitchen Fans of Nicoletta’s Table & Marketplace...

Ambition comes true at Animal Care Group

Ambition comes true at Animal Care Group

New veterinary center offers vast services under one roof Dr. Greg Takashima had long planned to...

Marylhurst to present 'Testament of Freedom' concert

Marylhurst to present 'Testament of Freedom' concert

Patriotic oratio based on Thomas Jefferson's writings The Marylhurst University Music Department...

Thanksgiving feast calls for quality oils, wines

Thanksgiving feast calls for quality oils, wines

Visit Oregon Olive Mill and Durant Vineyards About this time every November, I get an urge to...

TPB to present ballets over Thanksgiving

TPB to present ballets over Thanksgiving

Program includes world premiere of John Clifford's "Tales from Mother Goose" The Portland...

Wild Arts Festival Nov. 22-23

Wild Arts Festival Nov. 22-23

The 34th annual Wild Arts Festival will be held Nov. 22 and 23 at Montgomery Park, 2701 N.W....

Tips offered for improving Halloween hijinks

Tips offered for improving Halloween hijinks

I absolutely love the spooky hijinks of Halloween. I love cutting jack o-lanterns, bobbing for...

Lakeridge alum's drought research garners national attention

Lakeridge alum's drought research garners national attention

Toby Ault says we can cope with megadroughts Hot enough for you? That was the question of the...

Record grape harvest means lots of great wine to come

Record grape harvest means lots of great wine to come

Two thousand more cases of pinot noir. That sure puts a smile on my face. That’s what...

Get ready for winter with a walk through Ace

Get ready for winter with a walk through Ace

Take time now to ensure a cozy, snug house this winter Just last week Lake Oswego and West Linn...

Pretty pumpkin patch brings joy, beauty

Pretty pumpkin patch brings joy, beauty

Hot Skwash offers fun, festive touch Who knew a love for crafting could blossom into a...

1940s cookie takes top prize

1940s cookie takes top prize

Potato Chip Cookie named official cookie of OHC A little something sweet, a little something...

Make it your mission to eat more lamb

Make it your mission to eat more lamb

For as long as I’ve known him, Dan Wilson has been a man with a mission. He wants us to eat...

Three women'eat, sleep, breathe design'

Three women'eat, sleep, breathe design'

If you want give your home a total new look or just freshen it by incorporating a few new items,...

SukkahPDX observes Jewish holiday

SukkahPDX observes Jewish holiday

Public invited to view exhibit dawn to dusk Oct. 8-17 For The Review, Tidings SukkahPDX,...

Artists open their studios Oct. 11-19

Artists open their studios Oct. 11-19

For The Review, Tidings Art enthusiasts are invited to participate in Portland Open Studios Oct....

LO talent featured in Lakewood Center Gallery

LO talent featured in Lakewood Center Gallery

A new show opens at the Lakewood Center Entryway Gallery, and a medley of seasoned local arts...

Learn about Oregon City area's history

Learn about Oregon City area's history

For The Review Clackamas County Historical Society will offer free evening classes on the...

'Voice' victor visits LO

'Voice' victor visits LO

Taylor John Williams to perform Oct. 6 at Lake Theater and Cafe Fans of the NBC TV show...

School House Pantry hits 10-year mark

School House Pantry hits 10-year mark

Celebrate by donating 10 items during October It all began in a small closet at Tualatin...

Meeting the needs of dogs and cats

Meeting the needs of dogs and cats

Expansion proves that Nature's Pet Market is doing the right thing In an era when many pet...

Training pooches and the people who love them

Training pooches and the people who love them

Lucid Dog Training makes dogs better dogs, masters better masters Sometimes a dog owner looks at...

Bedside Manners at a coffeehouse

Bedside Manners at a coffeehouse

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - After the Thanksgiving feast, use the turkey carcass to make broth for soup.
November 27, 2014

Soup is the best Thanksgiving leftover

by Barb Randall
Warming and not too filling, turkey soup is the best dinner for the day after the feast Are you feeling like you’ve had too much of a good thing? Too much roasted turkey, mashed potatoes,…
Photo Credit: REVIEW, TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Joe Szabo has a song and a smile for 96-year-old Catherine Newell. Szabo is very big in adult foster homes in Lake Oswego, where he makes sure to know everyones names.
November 27, 2014

'The Accordion Man'

by Cliff Newell
Joe Szabo's music makes you laugh, cry and dance Last year Joe Szabo lost his job and then went to work. The first incident happened when the Lake Oswego man’s real estate company went out of…
November 27, 2014

Community Briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Mountain Park invites women to holiday brunch Mountain Park Church’s Women’s Ministry team invite the public to attend “The Gift,” a Christmas brunch to be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 6 at…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of Mountain Park Church have founded Take Action INC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding children suffering from food insecurity. You can help them fill weekend backpacks with food this holiday season.
November 27, 2014

Help feed hungry children this holiday season

by The Review, Tidings
Imagine putting your children to bed hungry. Unfortunately, this is a reality for many Oregon families. Oregon has one of the highest childhood hunger rates in the nation. While conducting a…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Actor Gerald C. Rivers will present the voice, works and spirit of Martin Luther King in a special MLK celebration Jan. 16 at New Thought Center.
November 27, 2014

Get tickets now for Martin and Music

by The Review, Tidings
New Thought Center presenting music event to honor MLK In honor of Martin Luther King, New Thought Center for Spiritual Living in Lake Oswego will present “Martin and Music,” a musical…
November 27, 2014

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, NOV. 27 MEN’S CAREGIVING SUPPORT GROUP — 1 p.m., Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, building 2, second floor, 1040 N.W. 22nd Ave., Portland. For all men caring for family members…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - WLACC volunteers enjoying happy hour for the appreciation dinner held at the McLean House.
November 27, 2014

Volunteer appreciation dinner especially enjoyable

by Doug Dickston
A couple weeks ago, the City of West Linn’s Parks and Recreation Department graciously hosted an appreciation dinner for the volunteers of the West Linn Adult Community Center at the McLean…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Be sure to involve the seniors at your Thanksgiving feast in conversation and activities.
November 27, 2014

Be sure to include all in Thanksgiving conversations

by Maria Bigelow
The good people at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center realize the holidays can be very difficult for seniors for many reasons and holiday gatherings can be a dreaded event. It can be a…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego Lions Club recently awarded the Lakeridge High School Cheer Team a check for $200 for their help serving pancakes during the Oswego Heritage Councils Antique Car and Boat Show in August. Cheer team members volunteered as carhops, taking orders and delivering breakfast pancakes and lunch burgers to car show attendees and participants.  Pictured are from left, Catheryn Apsey, Corina Pigg, Lion Vice President Dane Parreira, Lions Club President Sally Ford and Keana Pigg. The Lake Oswego Lions Club donates money raised at this event to the Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation, who test the sight and hearing of thousands of Oregon school children each year at no charge.
November 27, 2014

Lions donate funds to Lakeridge cheer

by The Review, Tidings
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lighted ships will parade down the Willamette River to George Rogers Park Dec. 20.  A warming fire will be lit at Foothills Park, weather permitting.
November 27, 2014

Watch Christmas ship parade from city parks

by Dina Balogh
This marks the 60th year of the Christmas Ship Parade, a holiday tradition that began in 1954 with a lone sailboat from Portland Yacht Club. Today, up to 60 boats parade along the Willamette and…

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The West Linn holiday parade is a parade with a purpose. Participants and audience members are encouraged to bring nonperisable food and new, unwrapped toys for those in need.
Nov 27, 2014

A parade with a purpose

by Terry Jones
West Linn Parks and Recreation department recognizes that West Linn is a small town with a big sense of community. The annual holiday parade, to be held Dec. 6, is a notable example, where…
Nov 27, 2014

Are birth and death in cosmic balance?

by Esther Halvorson
My nursing career spanned several decades. Starting with nursing in intensive care, I quickly progressed to nursing management and ended my career teaching. When I was a nursing student, I faced…
Nov 20, 2014

My reply to Barbra Streisand's email

by Norma Heyser
Editor's note: Norma Heyser's email account gets filled with unwanted and unsolicited messages from friends and strangers. Here is her reply to an email she received, supposedly sent by…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - We prepare the food. We do the cleanup. You serve yourself. You eat the meal.
Nov 20, 2014

A Thanksgiving meal without work

by Doug Dickston
Unless you’re dieting through the holidays — which we think would be a mistake — you should save the date of Friday, Nov. 21, on your calendar. That’s tomorrow. At noon, the Friends of West Linn…
Nov 20, 2014

Holiday market set for Dec. 6, 7

by Dina Balogh
Deck the halls with the 2014 Holiday Market and Mistletoe Merriment at the West End Building. Enjoy the Old World charm of the holidays as you shop for exceptional treasures and unique holiday…
Nov 20, 2014

Owl monitoring project begins at Tryon Creek

by The Review, Tidings
Volunteers needed to help with project The Friends of Tryon Creek will kick off its fourth annual Owl Monitoring Project with a lunch and a training session from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 22. The…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Help with the Fill a Stocking, Fill a Heart program. Empty stockings are available at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center.
Nov 20, 2014

It's time to start spreading holiday joy

by Maria Bigelow
Help fill 3,000 holiday stockings for those in need Want to brighten the holidays for folks in Clackamas County? Help fill holiday stockings for those in need by participating in the Fill a…
Nov 20, 2014

Scammers preying on public's fear of Ebola

by Better Business Bureau
BBB, FDA offer tips to recognize fraudulent health products Scams tend to follow the news, especially when a health scare makes the headlines. Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and…
Nov 20, 2014

Know costs and what you need before buying heating fuel

by Oregon Department of Agriculture
ODA inspectors will be busy with winter fuel activity As temperatures begin to turn a bit colder this fall, Oregonians will start heating their homes with natural gas, heating oil, propane, and…
Nov 20, 2014

What's Happening

by The Review, Tidings
THURSDAY, NOV. 20 FREE, DROP-IN BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, 1500 Division, Oregon City. WOMEN OF WORTH LUNCHEON — 11:30 a.m. Rolling…




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