50 Year Ago: Remembering the Christmas Flood of 1964
- Created on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 10:11 am December 16, 2014
December 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Christmas Flood of 1964, which caused $157 million in damage ($1.1 billion in today's dollars), and as a result, 17 Oregonians lost their lives. No one knows when the next major flood event will occur. The City of Albany encourages you to be flood-ready.
Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day Observance December 19
- Created on Monday, December 15, 2014, 10:50 am December 15, 2014
The public is invited to join homeless individuals, social service providers, and faith-based organizations at the Albany City Hall Plaza, 333 Broadalbin Street SW, at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 19, 2014, for Albany’s sixth observance of National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.
Contest Underway to Rename Salem Avenue Housing Project
- Created on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 9:42 am December 10, 2014
Innovative Housing, Inc., the company that is developing 54 workforce apartments on the site of a derelict Albany trailer park, is holding a contest to give the project a fresh, new name.
50 Years Later, High-Water Signs Provide Reminder of 1964 Flood
- Created on Friday, December 5, 2014, 2:42 pm December 05, 2014
In commemoration of the 1964 flood that devastated properties throughout the Willamette River basin, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is installing high-water signs in three river cities as reminders of the risks that floods continue to present.
Human Relations Award Competition Deadline Extended to January 30, 2015
- Created on Monday, October 13, 2014, 9:19 am October 13, 2014
Nominations are now open for the Human Relations Commission Award, sponsored by the City of Albany Human Relations Commission.
Toys for Tots at the Albany Public Library
- Created on Monday, November 24, 2014, 9:26 am November 24, 2014
U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program Toys for Tots and the Albany Public Library are working together to make the holidays special for local children. Families can sign up to request toys at the Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Avenue SE or the YMCA, 3411 Pacific Boulevard SW. Toy donation boxes are located at the Library, and in businesses throughout Albany.