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The Power of Powder

Folks take to the slopes at Royal Mountain in Caroga Lake on December 30, 2012.
Folks take to the slopes at Royal Mountain in Caroga Lake on December 30, 2012.
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Mark Silva spent his childhood racing down the snow-packed slope of Suicide Hill. Watching the scores of joyous, terrified kids gripping saucer sleds over the steep bumps and hollows between Bradley Boulevard and Iroquois Lake in Schenectady’s Central Park, he figured the name still fits decades later. “We used to start at the top in ice skates,” he said, “that’s how hard it was packed. The speed would carry us all the way across the ...


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cfield
December 31, 2012
1:14 p.m.

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we always called it "devils" hill

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