HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

New attack on crimes and messes

Written March 13th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

  Albany officials are poised to get tough — or tougher — on abandoned vehicles and houses, and on behavior that drags down the quality of life especially in the central part of town. You might call it a combined campaign against crime and the messes people leave behind.


Why the ‘blessing box’ is gone

Written March 12th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

It began as a private project to help people in need. But it became a nuisance and even a threat to the woman who started it. So now her “blessing box” is gone.


New shelter space taking shape

Written May 16th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Construction is still very much in progress, but George Matland is confident that the new Signs of Victory mission in Albany will be finished in time for homeless people to find shelter there by the end of June.


Death off the Dave Clark Path

Written August 4th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The last thing users of Albany’s Dave Clark riverside path should expect is death and decay. But then again, maybe we should not be all that surprised when someone finds exactly that.


 
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