HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

New Albany schools may get some use

Written August 13th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s newest school buildings probably won’t sit completely empty when the school year starts even though, because of the corona crisis, all instruction will be done online.


On Oak Grove, only the kids are missing

Written July 23rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The white posts that recently popped up on Oak Grove Drive in North Albany look like, well, white posts. Actually they are “delineators” that Benton County installed to make a safer walkway for children between Oak Grove School and Scenic Drive, about a quarter-mile apart.


Whom we should thank for new schools

Written September 18th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Nice thought, that banner outside the new Oak Grove School in North Albany, but are they thanking the right people?


A safer way to reach the new Oak Grove

Written September 10th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

One of these days children will be able to walk or ride their bikes on a wide multi-use path to get to the new Oak Grove School in North Albany. But not yet.


Postscript: Why the hole was made so big

Written October 16th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If you read Monday’s story behind the 25,000-gallon tank being installed at the new Oak Grove School in North Albany, you may have briefly wondered why the excavation for it was many times bigger than the tank.


At Oak Grove, a big tank and bigger hole

Written October 15th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The sight of a mammoth tank at the Oak Grove School construction site in North Albany made me wonder what it’s for. I got the answer, but I’m still amazed at the varied and apparently ancient geology revealed by a huge excavation on the site.


Watching Oak Grove being razed

Written June 21st, 2018 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”0AqNilm9ZTU”] The demolition of Oak Grove School in North Albany drew a small crowd this morning.


 
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