Altamont

To the Editor:

Stewart’s Stores has asked to expand its footprint so it can ruin the perfect set up we have now.  Similar in size to Route 20, Stewart’s want to expand by removing a valuable and important property so it can double its gas sales and provide more seating.

Let’s review this request for its pros and cons.

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To the Editor:

Stewart’s recently submitted plans, for a building addition, to the village of Altamont.  Upon this submission, the planning board rightfully requested that Stewart’s “knock the building down and start over” and we completely agree.

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To the Editor:

As a member of the Altamont Comprehensive Plan Task Force, which received public input and was adopted by the village board to set the vision for the future of Altamont, I have to wonder whether the proposed expansion of Stewart’s into the surrounding community complies with this vision.

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ALTAMONT — On Saturday, May 2, the day of the village-wide garage sale, beginning at 6 p.m., St. Lucy-St. Bernadette Church will host its annual dinner and basket drawing at its parish center on Grand Street in Altamont.  The public is invited and reservations must be made ahead of time — by Wednesday, April 29.

To the Editor:

Garage Sale Day is fast approaching and the Altamont Free Library will once again participate.  We will not only have our annual book sale, but we will also have a garage sale as well.

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At its April 7 meeting, the Altamont Board of Trustees approved the 2015-16 village budget, after a public hearing, and meeting in public workshops twice in March to discuss department budget proposals and village economic issues.  The approved budget essentially contains no increase in village resident taxes for the fifth year in a ro

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To the Editor:

On Saturday, May 1, the Altamont PTA will hold the Albany area’s largest annual community sale.  Sales will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be found throughout the entire area.

The event will take place rain or shine.

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The village board could have rejected outright the request to enlarge its commercial district so Stewart's could grow but has decided instead to draft a law that would change the zoning, allowing for public discussion.

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ALTAMONT — The public is warmly invited to attend the Sunday, April 12, special worship service at the Altamont Reformed Church, starting at 10:30 a.m.

ALTAMONT — The Altamont Stewart’s Shop wants to expand. A local property owner and Stewart’s entered a sales contract that could give the store room to grow, but local residents voiced their opposition to the expansion at Tuesday’s Altamont Village Board meeting.

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