Written February 16th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
It’s not often anyone is tempted to write a headline like the one above. But it came to mind after a day of unusually heavy rain in the Albany area, where heavy rain in February is not exactly big news.
Written July 27th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
Albany’s new dog park wasn’t exactly overrun Sunday morning, but the dogs that were there seemed to enjoy themselves. Maybe they don’t usually get to run around in company with other dogs, so this might have neen something of a novelty for them.
Written July 8th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
If you’ve been waiting to exercise your dogs at Albany’s newly fenced dog park, the wait is almost over. How much longer? The answer at City Hall on Monday was “soon.” The fencing is finished, complete with three cage-like enclosures at the entrance, with gates to the outside as well as the inside. Glistening in the […]
Written May 25th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
What’s new on the plan to fence in an area for dogs at Albany’s Timber Linn Park? At last report, in this space on May 6, Parks and Recreation Director Ed Hodney said he had settled on Timber Linn as the place but had not yet chosen the specific corner of the park. Now he […]
Written May 6th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
If I had a dog that needed room to run, I’d be more than passing interested in what the Albany Parks and Recreation Department is working on. Being dogless, alas, I was still curious about whatever happened as a result of a public meeting announced a couple of months ago. The meeting was to gauge […]
Written February 4th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
I didn’t have to ask what these gulls were doing in the parking lot at Albany’s Timber-Linn Park on this February day. They were waiting for somebody to come around to feed the ducks in the lake, and they meant to be there to claim their share.