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As 2020 ends, a farewell to Albany’s mayor

Written December 16th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The last meeting of 2020 was quite an occasion for the Albany City Council on Wednesday. To get the whole picture, you should wait till the video is up on cityofalbany.net and then watch at least the first part.


Albany PO: No plans to move

Written January 31st, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Mayor Sharon Konopa would like the Albany Post Office to find another site in town, but the U.S. Postal Service has no plans to move and says it would find it difficult to do so.


Mayor: Let’s move that old church

Written January 23rd, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Albany Mayor Sharon Konopa has an idea for the historic Cumberland Presbyterian Church: Move it away from the corner of Santiam Road and Main Street, where it was built in 1892.


2015: Albany’s year of the smile?

Written January 14th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Something to smile about — that’s what Mayor Sharon Konopa hopes the city council will be able to achieve often as it deals with issues in 2015. Konopa is starting her fourth consecutive term in the mayor’s office. At the first regular council meeting of the year on Wednesday, she projected her usually sunny outlook […]


An Albany issue: What kind of majority?

Written December 21st, 2012 by

Albany faces a possible complication with a voter initiative coming up for an election in three months. The issue could be explosive, but it need not be if handled with common sense. The initiative, one of two launched by North Albany resident Tom Cordier, attempts to limit the city government’s debt to the amount that […]


 
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