Rural Duanesburg Grapples with Growth

  “Harry Truman attributed his admiration for certain former presidents to their having “lived through days when reason was overcome with emotion”. Such a phrase too often describes life in rural Schenectady County town of Duanesburg, a communiity currently challeneged with the paingul task of defining its identity in the waning years of the 20th … [Read more…]

In the Matter of Harley Rendezvous, Inc., Petitioner, v. Town of Duanesburg Zoning Board of Appeals et al., Respondents

  “Petitioner is the sponsor of an annual event known as the Harley Rendezvous, which it indicates is a fair and exposition for motorcycle enthusiasts and their families at which antique and vintage motorcycles are displayed, merchants buy and sell motorcycle memorabilia and attendees shop for motorcycle parts and accessories. The 1986 event is scheduled … [Read more…]

To Alexander Hamilton from Abraham Van Vechten, 16 September 1796

  “From Abraham Van Vechten [Albany] September 16, 1796. “In the Causes of Mr Duane1 agst. the Tenants of Voght2 two Questions are likely to arise, on which I am directed to request your opinion as early as possible. The inclosed is a Copy of the only Writing which Mr Duane has from the Patentee … [Read more…]