A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Cumberland progress: Restoring windows

Written March 10th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Restoring Albany’s historic Cumberland Church building is proceeding bit by bit, and one milestone in the long process was reached last week.

New roof tops this Cumberland update

Written December 16th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

What’s been happening with the effort to turn the former Cumberland Church into a community center on old Albany’s east end? Plenty, it turns out.

Cumberland update: On its foundation

Written January 19th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Time to check in on the Cumberland Project, the private effort to turn the former church into a community center for Albany, especially the east Willamette neighborhood.

Cumberland Center: So what happens next?

Written October 22nd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Now that the old Cumberland Church has been moved to its new site, how soon before it becomes available as the community events center its new owners have in mind? Their goal is 2023, but it depends on how much money they can raise how soon.

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.

Cumberland move: Steeple will go first

Written August 12th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

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.

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