HASSO HERING

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Seniors make requests about center

Written September 16th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

One afternoon this week, I dropped by what Albany now calls its Riverfont Community Center. I hadn’t been inside the place since just before it reopened last winter after being shut down for Covid.


Look at the spruced-up community center

Written March 22nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

As you know by now, the Albany Senior Center has been transformed into the Riverfront Community Center, and on Thursday (March 24) there’s a “grand celebration” to mark its reopening after the closure and interior remodeling during the Covid pandemic.


Senior center: What to call it when it reopens?

Written June 20th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

When it reopens after being closed for a year because of Covid, the Albany Senior Center in Monteith Riverpark will try to attract residents of a wider age range and may operate under a new name.


Seniors ask about future of Albany center

Written March 15th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Concerning the Albany Senior Center, closed for a year because of covid, one question might be what it has in common with a hookah bar.


Albany Senior Center when Covid is over

Written October 20th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

For today’s episode, how about a little rumor control concerning the future of the Albany Senior Center once the Covid crisis is safely in the past?


When it’s someone you know…

Written April 1st, 2013 by

On the mornings of every fourth Tuesday of the month, I’ve gone to the Albany Senior Center to chat with a small group there. We talk about the news or anything else anybody wants to talk about. One of the regulars over the past year or so wasn’t there on the fourth Tuesday in February. […]


 
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