Written July 5th, 2018 by Hasso Hering
Well, what do you know. After more than a year, the left-side, back-in, angled parking on Second Avenue in Albany may no longer be an issue
Written April 9th, 2018 by Hasso Hering
Still not completely catching on, is it, this required back-in parking on the left side of one-way Second Avenue on the south side of the post office.
Written July 24th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
The mayor’s work group on historic Albany properties is making headway on its two projects: moving and restoring the former Cumberland Presbyterian Church and contacting the Postal Service about finding another site for its downtown post office.
Written July 7th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
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.
Written May 15th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
Albany’s new postmaster has been hearing about the idea that the post office should move. But she has a question: “Why should we move when we own this building?”
Written April 24th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
Now that an Albany work group has recommended where the old Main Street church should be moved and partially restored, the hard part of this venture begins: Designing the new site and coming up with the money.
Written April 10th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
Empty business buildings around town were tossed around as possible locations if the city gets the Albany Post Office to move, and the former Safeway at Calapooia Street and Pacific Boulevard, with ample parking, emerged as the leading candidate.
Written April 6th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
So how’s Albany’s new back-in angled parking working out? OK, I guess, but I’m getting a little worried about the new trees the city just paid to have planted.
Written March 6th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
Saving the old church building at Main Street and Santiam Road in Albany won’t be cheap, if it’s possible at all. That much was obvious from the first meeting of a work group formed by Mayor Sharon Konopa.
Written February 10th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
On a super-local subject, there’s been a lot of talk about parking at the Albany Post Office lately, most recently at the city council meeting Wednesday. But on Friday there was no parking at all as construction blocked both the lot and adjoining streets, making mailing a letter more of a challenge than usual.