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County makes offer to Schenectady for library land

Need for Hamilton Hill branch pushes deal after development plan fails

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Because a developer’s plans fell through, Schenectady County will buy land from the city to build a new library branch. The county offered the city $120,000 Monday for vacant land at 948 State St., twice as much as the city paid to demolish remnants of the Whitehouse Flea Market after arsonist Nathan Perkins burned it down in 2010. Perkins was sentenced earlier this year to 4 to 12 years in prison for that arson and ...

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