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Second hotel planned on Mohawk River

Popolozio: Proposal has attracted interest from national chains

Shown is an architect's rendering of the proposed hotel and expansion of Waters Edge Lighthouse in Glenville. The three- or four-story hotel would be added to the existing restaurant and banquet facility on the site.  (Courtesy of Saratoga Associates)
Shown is an architect's rendering of the proposed hotel and expansion of Waters Edge Lighthouse in Glenville. The three- or four-story hotel would be added to the existing restaurant and banquet facility on the site. (Courtesy of Saratoga Associates)
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A second hotel project has been announced for Schenectady County’s riverfront. The Waters Edge Lighthouse owner Pat Popolizio said Tuesday he is talking with interested national chains to build a three- to four-story hotel with 80 to 110 rooms between the restaurant and his banquet facility on the shore of the Mohawk River off Freemans Bridge Road. He does not yet have an estimate of the cost and did not say what hotels are under ...

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safny
April 25, 2012
1:38 p.m.

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Does anyone really think that we need two hotels so close to one another? Global Foundries is not that close and a Target is hardly a destination that leads people to stay in a hotel.

yuton
April 25, 2012
4:08 p.m.

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This would set a record for short-sightedness: Doesn't the word "floodplain:" mean anything?

RKrough
April 25, 2012
11:57 p.m.

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Hey Pat since you are in the mood to spend some money. Could you put in a couple more transient docks for us locals who like to come to dinner by boat? Last time we were there by boat some guy in a pontoon boat got all PO'ed that we rafted up to him when all the dock space was taken. It cost me two Heineken's to shut him up.

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