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Neighbors fight plan for new Schenectady convenience store

Schenectady firefighter Kevin Leonard, left, escorts a woman and her dog to safety as Tony's Market on Emmett Street burns out of control behind in December 2008.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Schenectady firefighter Kevin Leonard, left, escorts a woman and her dog to safety as Tony's Market on Emmett Street burns out of control behind in December 2008.
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Another store may soon rise where Tony’s Market once stood. It was Hamilton Hill’s most notorious corner store, and when it burned down in 2008, few neighbors mourned; in fact, many publicly said they hoped it would never be rebuilt. Now, a new owner has proposed a convenience store there, and neighbors are fighting to keep that from happening. They submitted a petition to the city with 51 signatures opposing the store. They will also ...


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safny
June 4, 2014
6:11 a.m.

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Why wait until the last sentence to say where it is, then only say Emmett Street?

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