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    A2 • Friday, February 7, 2020 | Seaside Signal |
Haircuts and help for the homeless
Event provides a
‘safe place’
Seaside Signal
Free bus rides for stu-
dents, anywhere in the
county. Hair cuts. Dental
services. Housing assistance.
Even programs at the library.
All these and more ser-
vices were to be found
Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Proj-
ect Homeless Connect at the
Seaside Civic and Conven-
tion Center.
Hundreds of visitors,
volunteers and nonprof-
its turned out to address the
needs of Clatsop County’s
homeless population.
Action, with offi ces in Sea-
side and Astoria, offers
information referral, a per-
sonal care pantry, case man-
agement and more.
Executive director Vivi-
ana Matthews said housing
remains her agency’s big-
gest challenge. With low
inventory and high prices,
rental costs are rarely met
by government or charitable
Angela Christensen of the
Northwest Housing Author-
ity works with clients to meet
their housing needs. Chris-
R.J. Marx
ABOVE Sai Rajsavong and Natasha
Vermilyea donated their services as
hair-cutters at Project Homeless
LEFT Angela Christensen of the
Northwest Housing Authority at
Project Homeless Connect.
R.J. Marx
Free haircuts for visitors at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center.
tensen handed out applica-
tions for housing opportuni-
ties throughout the county.
Waiting lists may range for
some properties from one to
two years or more, she said.
Seaside High School
Vice-Principal Jason Boyd,
with guidance counselors
Trevor Cave and Shelby
Treick, welcomed families
and provided admissions
and enrollment information.
“Being here today is
hopefully helping us to
make some connections to
see what barriers we can
help remove,” Boyd said.
The Seaside Library
maintained a presence at the
“We want to make sure
our homeless population
knows what free services
they can get,” executive
director Esther Moberg said.
“We remind them all of our
programs are free. We have
things like our paperback
exchange, our magazines are
all free.”
Homeless people come
to the library for shelter, she
said. “On a rainy, stormy day
they’re going to come in and
hang out sometimes as long
Jan. 20
9:59 a.m., Third and Holladay:
A man reported lying in the
gutter and throwing rocks at
passing cars has a conversation
with a police offi cer. No further
action is reported.
12:45 p.m., 600 block Avenue
T: A person is arrested and
charged with DUII.
11:58 p.m., 1600 block S. Co-
lumbia: A person is warned of
Jan. 21
7:48 a.m., Lewis and Clark
Road: Elk herd hanging out
near a dangerous curve are as-
sisted by police to safely cross
the road and not be a hazard to
2:11 p.m., Beach and 12th: Sex
crimes are reported.
Jan. 22
8:08 p.m., 1300 block Kyla
Lane: Caller reports someone
attempting to break into his
residence. On arrival police
speak with a person banging
on the door. It is determined
this is the caller’s son. No fur-
ther action taken.
11:24 p.m., Oceanway: Arguing
parties agree to separate for
the evening.
Jan. 26
3:43 p.m., Rite Aid: A person is
arrested on a warrant.
Jan. 27
9:06 a.m., 2000 N. Roosevelt:
Store owner reports a home-
less tent set up in the rear of
his business. Tent is unoccu-
pied on police arrival; items re-
moved for safekeeping.
10:38 p.m., N. Columbia: A per-
son is arrested on a warrant.
Jan. 28
9:38 a.m. Circle Creek: Police re-
spond to a report of loose dogs
in the roadway but are unable
to catch dogs. Owner is located
who can catch dogs.
2:53 a.m., 400 block S. Franklin:
Police respond to a report of
suspicious activity regarding
subjects in a vacant apartment
playing loud music and walk-
ing around. They determine
no signs of forced entry and no
music or other noise could be
10:38 a.m., 200 block N. Down-
ing: A person is arrested for vio-
lating a restraining order.
9:03 a.m., 400 block S. Franklin:
Caller reports hearing some-
one moving around in the va-
cant unit next to hers. Police
searching the premises found
no one.
8:07 a.m., 400 block S. Roo-
sevelt: A subject trespassed
from a business came into
the store to curse employees;
police remind subject of the
boundaries of the trespass as
they seem confused about the
3:06 p.m., 1400 block S. Roos-
evelt: Police check on an intox-
icated woman reported walk-
ing towards the highway. The
woman told police she was on
her way home.
7:10 p.m., 300 block S. Roos-
evelt: Caller requests help with
an intoxicated woman de-
scribed as harassing customers
at a business. Police contact
the woman and advise her
she’s been trespassed.
Jan. 23
10:21 p.m., 1100 block Avenue
A: A person is arrested for vio-
lating a restraining order.
Jan. 24
5:39 a.m., S. Wahanna: Police
respond to a report of two
dogs caught in thorn bushes;
on arrival, the owner got his
dogs out.
1:17 p.m., Third and Necani-
cum: A person is cited for driv-
ing with a suspended license.
4:03 p.m., Avenue P and the Es-
tuary: Police speak to a person
reported behaving in a suspi-
cious manner who says they
are “digging for gold.”
Jan. 25
8:40 a.m., Chamber restrooms:
A person reported behaving in
an aggressive manner and fl ip-
ping people off was unable to
be located.
11:27 a.m., Rite Aid: A person is
arrested on a warrant.
2:02 p.m., 300 block S. Roosevelt:
A forgery/fraud is reported.
4:03 p.m., 200 block S. Roos-
evelt: Motor vehicle accident
with injuries reported.
Jan. 29
8:35 a.m., Airport: Vehicles re-
ported illegally parked in the
lot of the airport are moved
and parked legally.
Jan. 30
8:09 p.m., 1700 block 12th Av-
enue: A couple is off ered re-
sources after police respond to
the residence for a report of a
Fire call: 22:18 p.m., 500 block
N. Wahanna: Police and the fi re
department respond to a shed
on fi re.
Jan. 23
Fire call: 22:03 p.m. Forest
Drive: Fire alarm. Police on
scene to assist.
an. 24
6:31 p.m., 400 block S. Roos-
evelt: Emergency medical re-
7:56 p.m., 26th Avenue: Emer-
gency medical response.
Jan. 25
5:10 p.m., 1200 block S. Colum-
bia: Fire alarm.
Jan. 26
4:32 a.m., 1700 S. Roosevelt:
Emergency medical response.
9:32 a.m., N. Wahanna: Emer-
gency medical response.
Jan. 27
2:55 p.m., Estuary: Water rescue.
3:46 p.m. 1100 block N. Holl-
aday: Emergency medical re-
Jennifer Schermerhorn
among 9-1-1 operator grads
Seaside dispatcher Jennifer Schermer-
horn is among graduates of the Oregon
Department of Public Safety Standards and
Training 117th Basic Telecommunications
The three-week course includes emer-
gency call handling techniques, stress man-
agement, civil liability, ethics, criminal law,
overview of fi re-rescue and law enforce-
ment operations, and a number of other
topics. Upon completion of the course, stu-
dents will return to their employing agency
to continue their training for a number of
months with a fi eld training offi cer.
Graduation will be held at 11 a.m.
on Friday, Feb. 7, at the Oregon Public
Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE,
Salem; 503-378-2100.
Three found safe after
overnight search
A 25-year-old man, 14-year-old boy and
17-year-old girl were found in the early
afternoon Tuesday, Jan. 27, after an over-
night search.
The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Offi ce
said they received a report of three people
2:48 p.m., 900 block Third Av-
enue: Emergency medical re-
Jan. 21
9:39 a.m., 2300 N. Fork Road:
Emergency medical response.
11:13 a.m., 1100 block Broad-
way: Emergency medical re-
2:32 p.m., 300 block S. Roos-
evelt: A car caught fi re. Police
and fi re department on scene.
9:13 p.m., 800 block N. Prom:
Emergency medical response.
Jan. 22
Fire call: 6:52 a.m., 900 block
Avenue S: Fire alarm.
Fire call: 9:19 a.m., 3300 block
Bayview Terrace: Emergency
medical response. Police on
missing in the Hamlet area east of Seaside
late Monday.
Describing the group as friends, family
members reported the trio became stranded
when the vehicle they were traveling in left
the narrow road after encountering another
Based on very limited cellular telephone
data, deputies were able to locate the dis-
abled vehicle but found it unoccupied.
Deputies continued searching through
the night and launched a full search and
rescue operation at daylight Tuesday.
After deputies determined the girl was
not missing but instead, another 16-year-
old boy was determined to have been in the
Shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday after-
noon, searchers located the three about a
mile from the vehicle. They told offi cers
they had left the vehicle in search of cell
They were not injured but had been
exposed to the elements through the night.
The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Offi ce
was assisted by the United States Coast
Guard, Tillamook County Sheriff’s Offi ce,
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Offi ce, Ham-
let Rural Fire Protection District, Medix
Ambulance, Pacifi c Northwest Search and
Rescue, and Mountain Wave Search and
Jan. 29
6:17 p.m., 500 block S. Roos-
evelt: Emergency medical re-
sponse. Police on scene. Sub-
ject transported to Providence
Seaside Hospital.
Jan. 30
11:41 a.m., 300 block 18th Av-
enue: Emergency medical re-
Registration violation
On Jan. 26 at 11:56 a.m., Donna
Lee Gibson, 59, was traveling
eastbound on Highway 26, MP
12 when she was stopped for
registration violation. Gibson’s
license is suspended and she is
She was cited for violations
and her vehicle impounded
and towed away by Gary’s Tow-
Providence’s North Coast cardiology team
invites you to celebrate your healthy heart.
We’re proud to welcome Gary Greenberg, M.D. to Providence’s cardiology team. From left to right:
Gary Greenberg, M.D.; Zach Caverley, PA-C; Robert Morse, D.O.; and Masud Ahmad, M.D.
Join us as we celebrate National Heart Month with these fun
and free heart-healthy offerings.
Suspended license
Jan. 20
as eight hours, because it’s a
safe location, they can trust
it, and of course we have
Wi-Fi access and computers.
Our main rules are no sleep-
ing, so we have to wake peo-
ple up sometimes. But for
the most part, people see the
library as a safe place.”
On Feb. 1, the 19-year-old oper-
ator of a Ram truck was pulled
over at 4:26 p.m. for violation
of the basic rule on Highway 26
near MP 10. She presented her
driver’s license which showed
her privileges are suspended in
The vehicle was removed
from the scene by Gary’s Tow-
ing and the Scappoose woman
was given a ride to her resi-
♥ Women’s Healthy Heart Tea
♥ Know Your Numbers
Too fast on the curve
On Feb. 2, at 12:14 p.m., the
driver of a gray Volkswagen
Jetta traveling westbound on
Highway 26 took the curve
too quickly heading south on
Highway 101 and lost control
of the vehicle which crashed
into an ODOT sign.
The driver and four passen-
gers, all in their early 20s, were
uninjured. As there was dam-
age to the vehicle, it was towed
by Gary’s Towing.
Join Providence Seaside registered dietitian, Beth Schwenk, RD, LD
to learn heart-smart eating habits. Light luncheon provided.
12:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14
Providence Seaside Hospital, Education Room A, 725 S. Wahanna Road
Knowing your numbers is important
for heart health. This heart
health screening will help you identify your blood pressure, pulse,
♥ height, weight and body mass index (BMI).
1-4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28
Providence Seaside Clinic, Suite ♥ 101, 725 S. Wahanna Road
♥ Heart Talk and Walk
♥ Providence cardiologist, Robert Morse, D.O., and Zach Caverley,
PA-C invite you to join them for ♥ a presentation on heart health
followed by a walk on the prom.
10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 29
Best Western Plus Ocean View Resort, 414 N. Prom