Aug. 14 community briefs
Newberg church will host blood drive Thursday
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church, 301 S. River St. Appointments may be made by visiting www.redcross.org and using sponsor code "NewbergCommunity," or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. Drops are also welcome and donors will receive a $5 Amazon eGift card via email. For more information, call Lisa Blackburn at 503-538-3976.
New traffic signal on College Street in Newberg
The city of Newberg is installing new traffic control signage at the intersection of South College and East Fourth streets to improve traffic direction. The installation on the east, west and south sides of the intersection will begin Aug. 15. According to the city, the notable traffic flow change is on the east leg of the intersection where it directs all westbound traffic on East Fourth Street to stop at College Street. This includes westbound traffic intending to turn right onto South College Street. Currently, westbound vehicles on East Fourth Street are allowed to turn right onto South College Street without stopping.
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