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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?


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.


Post office in former Safeway?

Written April 10th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Empty business buildings around town were tossed around as possible locations if the city gets the Albany Post Office to move, and the former Safeway at Calapooia Street and Pacific Boulevard, with ample parking, emerged as the leading candidate.


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.


 
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