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The old Van Curler

Landmark bar converted into new SCCC student hangout

Schenectady County Community College is preparing the opening of it's new cafe and convenience store on campus. The cafe will be called Canal Side Cafe and Convenient Store.  Here Chairwoman of the SCCC Board of Trustees, Denise Murphy McGraw, second from right talks to (Lto Rt) Donna Tessitore, Executive Director of the Faculty Student Association, Dr. Quintin Bullock, SCCC President, and Beth Smith, Vice President of Student Government in the kitchen area of the cafe on Wednesday.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Schenectady County Community College is preparing the opening of it's new cafe and convenience store on campus. The cafe will be called Canal Side Cafe and Convenient Store. Here Chairwoman of the SCCC Board of Trustees, Denise Murphy McGraw, second from right talks to (Lto Rt) Donna Tessitore, Executive Director of the Faculty Student Association, Dr. Quintin Bullock, SCCC President, and Beth Smith, Vice President of Student Government in the kitchen area of the cafe on Wednesday.
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The landmark Van Curler Hotel bar has been restored to provide a quiet cafe for students at Schenectady County Community College. There’s no alcohol, but there will be coffee — including a special blend made just for SCCC. The spot will now be known as the Canal Side Cafe. College President Quintin Bullock proposed renovations to the space because he felt it was wrong to leave the bar closed off and deteriorating. “It’s such a ...

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