HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Being a soft touch could cost you

Written November 17th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Albany police have used social media to call attention to a new city law: No more handing money — or anything else — from your car to panhandlers by the side of the street.


Blow that horn, man!

Written August 29th, 2013 by

In a Facebook exchange about people with cardboard signs begging at street corners, somebody had a complaint. “Have you seen the man in North Albany Village playing saxophone (illegally),” the person wanted to know. Yes, I have, and I’ve slipped a couple of bucks into his sax case lying on the sidewalk. I don’t think […]


 
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