Written December 30th, 2020 by Hasso Hering
From the street, you don’t see much of the progress the builders are making on the $62 million expansion of West Albany High School. But there’s a way to get a better picture, one that’s detailed and complete: The monthly report.
Written April 3rd, 2020 by Hasso Hering
People meandering around Albany, on foot or on the bike, for something to do during these Days of Corona don’t have many sights to attract their attention. So how about watching the goings-on at construction sites?
Written September 13th, 2019 by Hasso Hering
Because of all the construction at West Albany High, students driving to school this year are having more trouble than usual finding a place to park. A proposal to help them by temporarily suspending parking limits in the neighborhood north of the school found no favor with the city council this week.
Written November 15th, 2018 by Hasso Hering
This may be of interest if you play tennis at West Albany High School, as a student or, outside of school hours, a member of the public.
Written March 8th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
Verizon Wireless customers in the neighborhoods around South and West Albany high schools can look forward to improved cell phone service now that the city planning staff has approved plans for new towers.
Written January 8th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
The Verizon wireless company has been negotiating for the right to replace two light poles at the athletic fields of South and West Albany high schools with slightly taller masts that would hold cell phone antennas in addition to the lights. No objections have been filed at West, but three residents near South submitted comments […]
Written June 2nd, 2015 by Hasso Hering
If you want to increase local interest in a particular book, one sure-fire method is to object to its being used in a high school class. This I realized Tuesday when I tried to find a copy of “The Handmaid’s Tale” by the Canadian writer Margaret Atwood.