HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

‘Permanent’ shortcut will stay fenced shut

Written March 27th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Neighbors now don’t have to worry that the city will reopen the handy shortcut from 36th Avenue to Ermine Street near South Albany High School.


Just how is this a ‘permanent’ path?

Written August 19th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Ten years ago, the Albany City Council closed a short bike and walking path near South Albany High School to cut down on teenagers causing trouble. The city says neighbors are still grateful, but the continued closure appears to violate a city law passed in 1975.


 
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