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Nature Conservancy’s land sale won’t benefit Adirondacks

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Nature Conservancy’s land sale won’t benefit Adirondacks If you read any North Country newspapers these days, you’ve probably noticed growing opposition to The Nature Conservancy’s 69,000-acre Adirondack deal with New York state. There are numerous good reasons why this is happening. Adirondack environmentalists — now including The Nature Conservancy — have a 40-year track record of advocating against senior citizens. Many old-timers like to drive into camp and just play cards, sit on the porch, ...

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November 9, 2012
8:03 a.m.

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The Niskayuna Co-Op is a local treasure. It is celebrating its 69th anniversary this weekend with a local sampling event of some of the 130 local products on its shelves. Shop Co-Op and keep your dollars in the community.

November 9, 2012
9:06 a.m.

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I understand that a lot of local people love the Niskayuna Co-Op, but why on earth the town approved the parking/walking configuration is beyond me! It is a pedestrian nightmare, most times snarling traffic at the intersection of Nott Street and Balltown Road. So please be careful when going that way and if you're in a hurry to get to your destination, you might want to consider an alternate route. I've only been inside the co-op a couple of times, but found it very crowded and the check-out clerks could use a lesson in how to smile at the paying customers!