About The St. Johns Review
Welcome to the St. Johns Review on-line edition
The Review is a bi-weekly publication * Founded in 1904 * Portland’s Oldest Community Newspaper
The paper contains: Local news, livability issues & concerns, community & association meeting notices, human-interest stories, obituaries, an entertainment section.
Each issue also contains a special historical and entertaining article written by published writer Jim Speirs. Jim is a life-long North Portland citizen and his fascinating stories are from his years of research and study about the North Portland area. From his articles in the Review he has published six books titled: Tales of North Portland, which are for sale throughout the community. Contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gayla Patton, Owner/Publisher since 1994
Mailing Address: PO Box 83068, Portland, Oregon 97283
Physical Address: 6635 N. Baltimore #261 Portland, Oregon 97203
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Photo Courtesy of Brian Waddell
The REVIEW is 112 years old. It has been North Portland's Community Newspaper Since 1904 and is Portland's OLDEST Community Newspaper
History of the REVIEW:
The St. Johns Review was founded November 11, 1904 by J. C. Crome. He made it known that he intended to make the newspaper an invaluable resource to the residents of the Peninsula and a newspaper in which they could take pride and satisfaction. Throughout its history, each publisher has strived to maintain Crome’s original image. Although the REVIEW has changed appearances throughout the years, its philosophy has remained the same: “A community newspaper makes a community better.”
More about the REVIEW:
The paper contains community news, historical articles, events, personal interest stories, meeting notices, crossword and other puzzles, classifieds, birth/death/marriage (etc) notices., and other helpful and entertaining information.
Owner and editor Gayla Patton covers events in the community, writes articles, researches information, sells advertising, designs ads and the newspaper. Jim Speirs is the historical editor and writes articles relevant to the North Portland area. He works and lives in North Portland.
Gayla with her two granddaughters, Maddy & Paris
Full on-line issues are now available for downloading!
Available issues are listed. All documents are in PDF format and require a PDF reader to view. You can download Adobe Acrobat for free if you are unable to view the downloaded files.
Please note that advertisements, offers, coupons and other notices may no longer be valid on archive issues.