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Schenectady County buys land to host Rotterdam Little League fields

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Schenectady County has finally closed on land to build three baseball diamonds for the Little League in Rotterdam, ending an exhaustive effort that started more than a decade after the organization’s existing fields were imperiled by development. County officials announced they have formally purchased 8.7 acres off Burdeck Street from developer Timothy Larned for $260,000. The county will continue to own the land, but lease it back to the Little League at a nominal cost. ...


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JIMOCONNOR
January 13, 2014
7:08 a.m.

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Rotterdam L.L. never forget Ray Perfetto, Howard Releay Jr. Ed Shields, Vince Costanza, Hop Hopkins, and Bob Pryba. A group of dads who carved out the FIRST BURDECK ST farm and minor fields of the late 50's

cidbil
January 13, 2014
7:58 a.m.

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I played on those fields as a 10yr old for the Bellevue Builders team in 1957......of course here in Rotterdam 10 years to get this done is just about the right time frame... :-/

JIMOCONNOR
January 13, 2014
8:42 a.m.

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SOUTH SCHENECTADY FD

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