HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Cumberland group has a date for big move

Written July 10th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

If everything goes according to plan, the historic former Cumberland Church in Albany will be moved on Thursday, Sept. 2.


Giving credit for public art … and it’s free!

Written June 13th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

When I reported on the remarkable new mural at the Albany Skatepark on June 1, I could not find a clue to who had painted it. Thanks to a reader’s suggestion I now have information on that point.


At skatepark, mural now covers a concrete wall

Written June 1st, 2021 by Hasso Hering

A reader asked if I had seen the mural at the Albany Skatepark. I had not, but a bike ride last Friday took me past there. And now I have.


Even ‘closed,’ venue proves too inviting

Written April 15th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The “closed to the public” signs that had been posted at the Albany Skatepark on March 23 are long gone, and young people on bikes, boards and other things with wheels have reclaimed the popular spot. But the city says it’s still meant to be closed.


 
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