HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Old church comes before council, again

Written June 1st, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Once again the Albany City Council will be asked to decide what if anything to do with the former Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Main Street and Santiam Road.


Moving old church: The latest

Written April 24th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Now that an Albany work group has recommended where the old Main Street church should be moved and partially restored, the hard part of this venture begins: Designing the new site and coming up with the money.


Where the old church might end up

Written March 28th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

If the old Main Street church in Albany is going to be moved, it might go to one of three possible city-owned sites, members of Mayor Sharon Konopa’s work group on “historic properties” have suggested.


Group explores moving old church

Written March 13th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The Albany mayor’s work group studying the future of an historic church at Main Street and Santiam Road now is looking into having the structure moved rather than fixed up in place or, presumably, demolished. That’s according to a summary of the group’s discussion Monday.


What saving old church might cost

Written March 6th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Saving the old church building at Main Street and Santiam Road in Albany won’t be cheap, if it’s possible at all. That much was obvious from the first meeting of a work group formed by Mayor Sharon Konopa.


 
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