If apartments are ever built on this Albany riverfront site between Bowman and Simpson parks, at least the perennial trashing of the property will come to an end.
Things have been strangely silent since I reported on July 6 on the $25 million allocation for a possible Millersburg intermodal shipping hub that Rep. Andy Olson got approved as part of the legislature’s transportation law. But it won’t be quiet long.
This is not the kind of breaking news that in the old days might have stopped the press, but from the standpoint of convenience it’s a big deal: The drive-up drop box outside the Albany Post Office on First Avenue has been restored.
That was quite a celebration, the launching Thursday of Albany’s Waverly Duck in the pond for which it was named.