Written July 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
If you’re wondering why the extension of the Periwinkle Bikepath along Queen Avenue in Albany is still unfinished, there’s an explanation. And like so much else these days, it has to do with a shortage of supplies and the time it takes to get things you want or need.
Written July 4th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
From the Periwinkle Bikepath to Geary Street, the sidewalk on the north side of Queen Avenue is torn up for the construction of a wider walkway that will double as an extension of the bikeway too.
Written December 28th, 2020 by Hasso Hering
The Albany city planning staff Monday approved — again — a site plan for “The Banks,” a 120-unit apartment complex just east of Bowman Park on the Willamette River.
Written October 1st, 2020 by Hasso Hering
This is a story about a citizen noticing a problem, calling it to public attention, and thus launching a process that ended up getting the problem fixed.
Written August 25th, 2020 by Hasso Hering
About 50 people are asking the Albany Planning Commission to reject changes in plans for a 120-unit apartment complex they fear would wipe out the main attraction of their neighborhood — its livability with quiet, tree-lined streets. Forty-seven residents signed a petition, and others added statements of their own, against proposed changes in plans for […]
Written November 29th, 2019 by Hasso Hering
A question about a poorly lighted South Albany intersection, potentially dangerous to pedestrians using the crosswalk these dark winter nights, has not fallen on deaf ears at City Hall. Instead, Albany Public Works is working on a fix.
Written June 17th, 2019 by Hasso Hering
While the Albany city planning staff has approved the site plan for The Banks, a 105-unit apartment complex on the Willamette River east of Bowman Park, it’s the planning commission that will decide the case after a public hearing.