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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

City vacates street to help Helping Hands

Written August 24th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Three members of the Albany City Council plus the mayor Wednesday pushed through a move to vacate or abandon a short section of Jefferson Street, an action the Helping Hands homeless shelter needs to expand.


City gets one offer for ex-Cumberland lot

Written May 13th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Envision a little pocket park at this corner, with parking spaces behind it and three or four businesses in what now is the warehouse at the back.


Impact fees and the price of new houses

Written December 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

You know what’s kind of fun now and then? It’s to ride your bike on a network of brand new, freshly paved suburban streets before there’s any traffic because the houses have yet to be built.


Albany council leaves viewers in the dark

Written December 1st, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Like a mystery novel that ends each chapter with a cliffhanger, the Albany City Council on Wednesday night left its audience hanging and wanting to know more.


Hazelwood: Sale of little city park is complete

Written November 13th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

In case you’ve not been keeping track, the sale of Albany’s Hazelwood Park to neighboring property owners has now been completed.


Housing task force: Looking for new ideas

Written November 10th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Albany is joining all the talk about affordable housing with the creation of a task force on this topic. To which the kindhearted reaction is: Good luck!


Albany center’s goal: Appeal to all ages

Written June 21st, 2021 by Hasso Hering

The Albany Senior Center will be “rebranded” as the Riverfront Community Center when it reopens, probably this fall, after being all but shut down since March 2020 because of state rules to slow the spread of the Covid disease.


 
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