Article and photos on page 12 of the 08/11 edition.
MECHANICVILLE AUGUST 8- The Grand Opening of the Hospitality Building at the City Dock was held on Friday morning. This structure has showers and bathroom facilities for visiting boaters. Free water is available to boaters as well. This is one of the few facilities of its kind on the Upper Hudson River.The lights on Terminal St. from Main St. to the dock were donated by Stewart's Corp. Supervisor Tom Richardson reiterated that Gary Dake, on behalf of Stewart's donated the last $20,000 " without hesitation."
Read the entire article in the August 14th issue of the Express.
MALTA, May 20 – "You don't have a quota," Stewart's real estate director Tom Lewis recalled former company head Bill Dake saying – when the company already had 189 stores. " If it doesn't make sense doing it... I don't just want more stores."
The company, accordingly he told Malta leaders at Monday's workshop, has walked away from a fair amount of sites "that might have been good for one reason or another."
In particular, as the proposal for a shop in Maltaville near the Rte. 67 entrance to Luther Forest Technology campus has evolved, Lewis acknowledged that in trying to find a specific "public benefit" – a crucial requirement for granting the Planned Development District rezoning of a property, it's all come down to water.
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