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Archive for June 22nd, 2010

The abandoned Schatz Federal Bearing Company waste disposal site can be seen from the Rail Trail. The Schatz site is located along Van Wagner Road, at the edge of the Casperkill watershed.  The site was originally a marshy wetland until extensive landfilling by the Schatz Company completely changed the topography of the area.  Five of […]

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This 2000 map shows the altered course of Raymond Avenue as a result of the 1965 realignment, which caused the sacrifice of trees and the filling in of about 75 feet of Vassar Lake. Raymond Avenue hasn’t always had the center median and roundabouts it is outfitted with today. Rather, it has undergone several transformations […]

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