HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Contract post office closes; reopening uncertain

Written June 3rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

There had been a satellite post office in the Carriage House Plaza, the strip mall in Albany’s Willamette Neighborhood, for 40-some years. Now it is closed. It’s an open question whether a new one will reopen there, somewhere else, or not at all.


Covid test kits: Postal Service comes through

Written February 9th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Say what you want about the government’s response to the Covid pandemic, but give credit to the post office for doing its part.


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?


Students offer daring downtown designs

Written December 7th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Architecturally speaking, downtown Albany would be a more exciting place if there was a way to carry out any of several redevelopment designs worked up by students at the University of Oregon.


 
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