10 The Altamont Enterprise—Thursday, June 9,19&.
'Less development or less THIS IS ONLY A DRILL
By Andrew Schotz nance of sanity,in the turmoil is . We're going to have a slfcuatio*
" .GUILDERLAND CENTJER -~ one that's very useful." that'll make New,Jersey look
In the firat of three public hear- The '.committee is studying like-a wilderness."
i n g s , the committee studying approximately 3Q. square miles, While almost, all .whb* spoke
west.Guilderland heard, what or the'half of town west of-the were opposed to intense devel-
the locals had to say, and the Conrail tracks. It is working opment, one resident said°"th,e
message ;was clear: don't let.in- toward a report that will proba- committee needed a devil's ad-
tense developmerit'.come'herey, bly address issues such as wa- vocate.
In a crowded room a t the fire- ter, sewers, Zoning, and traffic "Dd we really have to change,.
liouse, more than 20 people by, October. anything?" asked Don Miletich,
spoke, most urging the commit- - In the mean time,, the Town of Route 20. "...There are many^
tee to consider the joys of open Board has imposed a' morato- levels of government controlling*
space-.- rium on all subdivisions of six growth... I have a problem with
Stuart Free of Meadowdale lots or more in that half of town. too many levels of government,
, 'Road talked about the traffic- he Three large subdivisions pro- with - government telling me
§ee.s on his road: runners, posed for Guilderland Center what to do all the time.. v I really
walkers, bicyclists, and the could have added about 300 new question the necessity to change
Guilderland High School track units. «* anything... Im think we've got a
team. "You might say so" Some Guilderland Center res- good system and I think it's
what...but if that was a highly idents asked that stricter stan- working." , -
developed area they wouldn't be dards bet imposed on land zoned Miletich also asked if resi-
able to do that," he said. Agricultural. The minimum lot dents will be able to afford the
/."This should remain a high size in that zon6 is now two open space they covet. "Can you
quality area," he continued. acres. L maintain the character and not
"There are a lot of parts to the I want the requirements of the be overtaxed?" he asked, piting
quality of life and...the mainte- Agricultural zonfe increased to the overwhelming .'defeat of the
three or five nacres] like neigh- school budget.
boring townships," said Ann The committee was told
TRANSMISSION Wilson of Haas Road. She said bluntly that it has been charged
she enjoys the area's rural na- with an important task.
TROUBLE? ture, and "I want it to stay that "Future generations are ei-
Call way for manyj many genera- ther going to thank you or con-
tions." demn you," Free said.
Tri-City Grin Smiley of Gardner Road, Hearings will be held Tuesday
said, "Maybe that's the problem at Altamont Elementary School
Transmissions in the world today. There are too at 7 p.m. and Thursday a t
many people. You can't put 10 O'Connor's Auction Barn at 7
pounds in a five-pound bag.... p.m.
Street lights approved... The Enterprise — Bryce Butler
tContinued from Page 1) Firefighters, rescue squads, police, and search and rescue teams
Existing plantings in- the
took part in a rescue drill at Thacher Park Sunday morning. The
decision of democracy," one right-of-way will be allowed scenario included a rescuer stricken with a heart attack and a fallen
Transmission asked how soon the lights would until they die or have to be re-
be installed, so he could seek a moved for some reason. But
climber being hauled up from the bottqmofthe cliff atMaile's Cave.
court injunction .against the they may not be replaced.
Work. Mayor Kenneth Runion, P a v e m e n t w i d t h s , 'differ,
who had voted against the Runion said, but in general a
Low turnout for spring fair...
$49 ' most cars lights, said the work would safe rule for homeowners who
probably begin next week. want to avoid a strip 30 feet from
(Continued from Page 1) Nearbyl h u n g Kyle Mc-
portions, colors, and new sub- Cormick's' version of Edouard
ject matter to explore. We are Manet's "Boy With Cherries"
Right-of-way thejeenter of the road. fl
• Fast Reliable Service Following a public hearing at In other business: i pushed outside of ourselves be- and Katie Jones's interpretation
• RebuiHb in Stock which nobody spoke, the board —The board voted unani- yond our own interests into the of "Joaquina" by Henri Matisse.
• All Makes. Cars & Trucks, voted unanimously ,to forbid mously to begin bringing utili- world of another. We learn from The work of the other students
buildings, constructions and ties into the new park on -Gun that world and bring it back at the school — such as the
Domestics & Imports transformed through.our own k i n d e r g a r t n e r s ' m a s k s , the
• We Repair 4 Wheel Drives plantings on the right-of-way Club Road, at the site of the
along roads in the village. The former gun club. At a request personality to become a part of first-graders' lilacs, and the*
our world too." •thirdrgraders' quilt patterns —
problem, Runion said, was that from Police Chief Tom Pollard,
Clutches Automatic things are so close to the road it also approved expenditure of transformed the building into a
• Towing Available that snowplows hit them. $12,583 to refurbish and secure
WW II exhibit homespun gallery:
• Flywheels Resurfaced "People try to cover their Nia- the building. extended one week Today is School Day at the
gara-Mohawk boxes," he,said. —A resident of Helderberg expo. Gates open'at 11 a.m. and
Tri-City "One person planted a barberry Avenue complained of the noise
SCHOHARIE — Due to nu- all students are admitted free.
merous requests, the World The midway will be $8.99 for
T r a n s m i s s i o n s around his fire hydrant." Da"n '• from the Spring Expo Sunday
. Building Inspector night, coming as it did in. the
War II commemorative exhibit, unlimited rides until closing.
; "A Grateful Nation Remem- The Danish band Royal Hunt
We Ve moved! Jensen suggested that the law be evening before a schoolday. "It bers...." will remain open for will' perform.
expanded to include easements was hard for my kids to get to * ..
60 Dott Ave., Albany, NY an additional week until June Tomorrow is a display of
for utilities, as well as the road- sleep," the complainei^said. 12 at Badgley Annex, Old Stone champion male and female
489-6439 side right-of-way. Runion said
such a change would require
Runion said he had had sev-
eral complaints about noise,
Fort Museum Complex in bodybuilding, Saturday is the
advertising the law again, and particularly on Suriday night, rodeo, and Sunday, the fair's
Pittsburgh On display are posters from last day, will feature a car show
he would just as soon simply put and he had called Reid No^th'- the National Archives, authen- and swap meet, as well a s a
563-7770 the easement portion in*a sepa- rup, the fair secretary, about it. tic banners, uniforms, helmets, fireworks show.
rate law. The truck pull had raised the weapons, newspapers, and his-
noise, Runion said, a n d , toric documents' and memo-
according to Northr&p, the event rabilia on loan from area World i
had lasted later, than planned
because various problems had
delayed its beginning.,
Runion expressed some con-
War II veterans. Educational '
video tapes are available for
viewing during the exhibit.
The exhibit is sponsored by
cern about a Country-Western the Town*bf Wright Lions Club,
Jambor,ee, planned for July 2 in which was granted the honor of . /
the' grounds. Co-sponsored by ^>
•serving as the area's World (
WGNA, the event is said to War II Commemorative: Com-
Now with two convenient locations . - have sold and Runion tosaid it
some 12,000 15,000 • munity.
Museum hours are Tuesday
to serve you better ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ might be a problem.
through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5
Jensen said part of the noise'
p.m., and Sunday, noon until 5,
Altamont L o c a t i o i f ^ S C ^ r problem this week had been the
p.m. For further information,
wind direction, 'which was'
contact Bob Muller at 872-1,352.
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