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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

New Cumberland site has a history too

Written January 18th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

A week ago I walked into Albany’s downtown Carnegie Library to look at one of the Sanborn fire insurance maps stored there. I wanted to refresh my memory on something related to the former Cumberland Church.


Council open to Cumberland request

Written December 2nd, 2023 by Hasso Hering

With the exterior restored and a new coat of paint, the former Cumberland Church looked good when I passed it on a bike ride last month. Now the organizers of the Cumberland Community Events Center hope the Albany City Council can help their project along.


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.


Cumberland update: Steeple’s still up there

Written August 27th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Every evening lately I’ve ridden the bike past the former Cumberland Church to see if the steeple had been lifted off and moved in advance of moving the building itself, as is the plan. As you can see above, the answer is “not yet.”


Cumberland may figure in Albany election

Written July 14th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The preservation of Albany’s former Cumberland Presbyterian Church may become an issue in the city council elections this fall. A remark by Councilman Rich Kellum last week implied as much.


PO move? City panel keeps talking

Written June 12th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Albany Mayor Sharon Konopa’s work group on moving the post office and an old city-owned church building kept plugging away Monday but got no closer to the main question: Under what circumstances would the post office even consider relocating to another site?


 
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