George Fox University moves the Villa House to its new location on Sheridan Street to make way for construction of a new residence hall

GARY ALLEN - There was no shortage of onlookers Sunday morning when contractors shuttled a large house from Villa Road to Sheridan Street.GARY ALLEN - Crews slowly guide the home into place on Sheridan Street.

GARY ALLEN - Crews successfully moved George Fox University's Villa House and carriage barn Sunday morning in an event witnessed by hundreds on Villa Road, Fulton and Meridians streets. The student residence was relocated to make way for a residence hall on Villa Road.

Primozich will speak before GOP group

McMINNVILLE -- The Yamhill County Republican Women Group is hosting Yamhill County Commissioner Stan Primozich for a talk slated for 11:30 a.m. June 14 at the American Legion hall, 126 N.E. Atlantic Ave. For more information, call Tammy Gibson at 503-435-8958 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Church slates sports camp

Northside Community Church is holding registration for its High Power Sport camp for boys and girls ages 4 to 12 years-old from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 9-13. Cost for the camp, which will include soccer, basketball, cheerleading and a team just for 4-to-5 year-olds, is $50 per person with a multiple-child discount available.

To register, visit For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Caregiver Support Group established in Newberg

Providence Community Connections & Faith in Action has changed the location of its caregiver support group, held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays, to the Community Connections office at 310 Villa Road, Suite 110. The group offers a safe place for any one caring for a loved one to share their experience, gain support and find guidance from others on a similar journey. No registration is required and drop-ins are welcome. Call 503-537-1549 for more information.

Dust control to be applied to Newberg streets

Gravel streets throughout Newberg will be treated with a dust control product the week of June 11 by a contractor for the city of Newberg's public works department, Envirotech Services. The product is a magnesium chloride mixture that holds moisture from the air on road surfaces to reduce dust on the 1.8 miles of streets where it will be sprayed.  The city is asking residents not to park in areas where "No Parking" signs will be posted.

For more information, call the city at 503-537-1234. 

Red Cross blood donation dates set

The American Red Cross has slated a number of blood donation dates in the area in June. To make an appointment, visit or call 1-800-733-2767.

The blood drives will be held from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (June 6) at the St. Paul fire hall, 4233 Church Ave.; from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 13 in the Dundee fire station at 801 Highway 99W and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12 in Newberg at the Coyote Building, 700 Deborah Road.

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