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Cumberland update: Hovering over concrete

Written December 4th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Pretty soon now the former Cumberland church is going to settle down on its new concrete foundation, another milestone in the private campaign to turn the historic building into a community center on the east side of old Albany.


Long saga’s next step: Fill the hole and sell it

Written October 23rd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Having gotten rid of the old Cumberland Church by giving it to a nonprofit that paid to get it moved away, the city of Albany now has to deal with the hole that was left behind.


Cumberland move now set for Sunday

Written October 13th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

All the t’s seem to have been crossed and the i’s dotted now, so the move of the former Cumberland Church in Albany is set for Sunday, Oct. 17.


Cumberland move: It won’t be Tuesday

Written October 11th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

In case you haven’t heard, the moving day has once again been postponed for the former Cumberland Church in Albany.


New moving date for Cumberland Church

Written October 8th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

In case you’re wondering, the former Cumberland Church in Albany now is scheduled to make its long-awaited move on Tuesday, Oct. 12.


Church’s move was imminent; now it’s not

Written September 29th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Yesterday the move of the historic former Cumberland Church in Albany appeared imminent, as the original version of this story said. But not any more.


The old church will get its steeple back

Written September 3rd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

As you would expect, the former Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Albany looks kind of stunted without its little steeple.


 
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