A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

What’s to become of this vacant lot?

Written September 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The Albany City Council is getting ready to sell a one-acre lot off the Water Avenue railroad track, a parcel the city managed to get for nothing in 2013.

Edgewater: Transformation takes shape

Written March 20th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

It’s encouraging to see the first houses going up in Edgewater Village, the planned development sandwiched between Albany’s Water Avenue and the Willamette River. It signals the continuing transformation of an old part of Albany that had been a wasteland for some time even before the former packing plant on this site burned in 2006.

Blues on a Saturday afternoon

Written September 21st, 2013 by

Here’s a look at the saxophone player I mentioned a couple of weeks ago. He had been entertaining passersby off and on at the North Albany Village shopping center, and at the time, when I wanted to get his picture I could not find him. Somebody had complained about him on Facebook, but I liked his music and I […]

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