Tag Archives: Trainsong Neighborhood Association

Trainsong Neighbors Transform Youth Through Programs

by Sara Sebastian June 14, 2012 Suzette Nash asks Cadin, “Do you know what the joker sounds like?” Nash, in a red sweatshirt with medium-length brown hair, displays her version of the Joker’s laugh. “Heehaaaahhhehhhahhh,” she bellows. Cadin mimics Nash, … Continue reading

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A Woman from Guanajuato, Mexico, Makes Eugene her Home

by Sara Sebastian Yolanda Campos, 48, walks steadily after her six grandkids who run in every direction at Trainsong Park in Eugene, Ore. At one point, three grandchildren and one neighbor-boy, Kaden, sit in swings yelling politely for somebody to … Continue reading

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An Exclusive Neighborhood

A common theme among employees who work in the Trainsong neighborhood in Eugene is  not knowing where that neighborhood is located. Larry Bradley, the owner of Chocolate Decadence, said that the worst part of the neighborhood is that nobody knows … Continue reading

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An Update, the Struggle Lessens

At this point I have my story somewhat more figured out. I am going to write my enterprise around the Trainsong neighborhood’s strategic neighborhood assessment and planning (SNAP) grant, which the city has given them to make improvements that achieve … Continue reading

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Residents of Trainsong pleased but not satisfied

Despite increasing transient rates and industrial hazards, several residents of Eugene’s Trainsong neighborhood still feel safe. Features located in and around the Trainsong neighborhood include the Eugene Mission, several gas silos and Sponsors Inc., a re-entry program for ex-prisoners. “A … Continue reading

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Trainsong is Cleaning Up

Written By Andrew Creasey, Kourtney Hannaway, Tess Jewell-Larsen, and Emma Salo Despite Trainsong’s lurking negative reputation, Neighborhood Association Chair Nicole Sharette is cleaning up her city segment and polishing it for success. Sharette takes time out of her busy schedule … Continue reading

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