Chuck is a prophet… another ghost sign torn down in Schenectady…

Over the past few years, Schenectady County residents have seen several buildings get demolished.  And while old buildings get torn down every day (I sometimes wonder if the “state bird” of the Capital District is the wrecking crane), it still deeply saddens me that many of these structures, when they’re torn down, also destroy the…

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The Deiderich Dairy Ghost Sign in the South End

Blog reader and all-around good guy Robert Eaton knew I was having a bummer of a day with those nasty telemarketers, and he posted a message on my Facebook wall to cheer me up – about a discovery he uncovered, simply by looking up one sunny morning. While walking around Albany’s South End, he happened…

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