HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Lucky to be alive: Tree falls on Linn Ave.

Written December 22nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Scott Boysen says he’s lucky to be alive. We were standing in front of his house on Linn Avenue, and he was telling me what happened Monday.


Old east Albany: Continuing the tour

Written December 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

I wanted to complete my little cruise of Albany’s Willamette Neighborhood and learn a bit more about it. So here it is:


This particular eyesore is gone

Written December 12th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Checking on the status of an abandoned car on Wednesday, I rounded the corner of Second and Chicago in Albany just as a tow truck was taking off with the wreck on its bed.


Tough choice: Stop or roll through?

Written October 30th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Like other residential districts of Albany before it, the Willamette Neighborhood now has sprouted a crop of new stop signs to slow down traffic. This may work, or it may not.


A wooden boat? That means work

Written June 26th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Many times I’ve admired the wooden sailboat sitting outside a house on Sherman Street in Albany’s Willamette Neighborhood. On Tuesday I saw a man working on it, and I stopped and got off the bike.


Update: Rescuing an old house

Written February 5th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

The woman who lived in this Albany house most of her life will be remembered when the place is rebuilt and named in her honor.


In Willamette area, a renovation

Written February 2nd, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Looks like something is happening with this house, more than a century old, in Albany’s Willamette neighborhood. The site has been cleaned up and there’s a construction company’s sign out front.


 
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