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Mall: Drop charge in T-shirt case

GUILDERLAND – The owners of Crossgates Mall late Wednesday asked town police to drop the charge against a man arrested at the mall after he refused to either remove a pro-peace T-shirt or leave the mall. The arrest of Stephen F. Downs, 61, of Selkirk, on a charge of trespassing led to a protest at Mall: Drop charge in T-shirt case

Pine Bush Loses – Drumlin Fields Approved

Pine Bush Loses – Drumlin Fields Approved  Albany Common Council Votes Against Pine Bush Approves Drumlin Fields Office Complex Ignores Commission and all Rational Thought by Lynne Jackson The Common Council, against the wishes of its constituents, major environmental organizations in Albany, Save the Pine Bush, and the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission, approved the Pine Bush Loses – Drumlin Fields Approved

Dr. Robert Raymond Passed Away- The Pine Bush Loses a Friend

  It is with great sadness that we give you the news that Dr. Robert Raymond passed away on July 11. Survived by his wife of many years, Marion Raymond, Dr. Raymond will be missed by all. Save the Pine Bush extends its deepest sympathies to Mrs. Raymond. Printed in the August, September, 2001 Newsletter

Driving Backwards – Transportation Committee Shuns The Future

Driving Backwards – Transportation Committee Shuns The Future Driving Backwards Transportation Committee Shuns The Future By Daniel Van Riper Don’t expect to take a take a train to Saratoga anytime soon. Regional traffic planners appear to have little political will to provide taxpayers and citizens of the Capital District with alternatives to driving cars, such Driving Backwards – Transportation Committee Shuns The Future

Pyramid Submits the Draft Environmental Impact Statement

GUILDERLAND, NY: On Christmas Eve, Pyramid Crossgates submitted the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for their project, “Rapp Road Residential /Western Avenue Mixed Use Redevelopment Projects.” When first brought before the Town of Guilderland Planning Board in late 2018, the project consisted of building 222-unit apartment complex on Rapp Road. The project has morphed into Pyramid Submits the Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Victory in Colonie! Vinyl Golf Driving Range Proposal Withdrawn

Victory in Colonie! Vinyl Golf Driving Range Proposal Withdrawn Victory in Colonie! Vinyl Golf Driving Range Proposal Withdrawn by Lynne Jackson Since last spring, Save the Pine Bush volunteers have been attending hearings, reading long EIS’s (Environmental Impact Statements), and speaking out against the proposed Golden Bear Family Golf Indoor and Outdoor Driving Range. This Victory in Colonie! Vinyl Golf Driving Range Proposal Withdrawn

Oppose Drumlin Fields Office Complex

Oppose Drumlin Fields Office Complex   Oppose Drumlin Fields Office Complex Five Minutes to Help Save the Pine Bush No matter where you live, please, call an Alderman about Drumlin Fields by Lynne Jackson Drumlin Fields is a proposed office complex to be built on both sides of Rapp Road in the Pine Bush. Bordered Oppose Drumlin Fields Office Complex

Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Draft Environmental Impact Statement DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT for Avila House Independent Senior Campus Lead Agency:   City of Albany Planning Board 21 Lodge Street, Albany, New York 12207 Contact: Nicholas Dilello (518) 434-2532 ext. 28   Project Sponsor:   First Colun1bia, LLC 26 Century Hill Drive Latham, New York 12110-2128, (518) 213-1000   Report Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Pursuing Quality in the Capital Region CDTC & CDRPC Issue a Draft Report

by Lynne Jackson December 31 is the deadline for people to comment on the “Discussion Paper for Use in the Capital District Transportation Committee and Capital District Regional Planning Commission’s Quality Region Initiative” The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) and the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDTC) issued this report to begin a discussion on Pursuing Quality in the Capital Region CDTC & CDRPC Issue a Draft Report

Hydroelectric Development in Labrador and Quebec and its impact on New York

  Jim Learning traveled thousands of miles to speak to Save the Pine Bush about how the environmental damage caused by hydroelectric plants. We New Yorkers and New Englanders need to say no to these environmentally damaging hydroelectric power generators. Listen to Jim Learning and Annie Wilson of the NY Environmental Law and Justice Project Hydroelectric Development in Labrador and Quebec and its impact on New York

Brief History of the Draft Coeymans Clean Air Law — Vote expected in February 2019

by Barbara Heinzen COEYMANS, NY: In December, 2017, Mike Ewall, of the Energy Justice Network, alerted Albany County and the Town of Coeymans that Connecticut was considering a proposal to ship municipal trash to the LaFarge/Holcim Cement Plant in Ravena.  In response, Albany County and the Town of Coeymans organized a packed press conference two Brief History of the Draft Coeymans Clean Air Law — Vote expected in February 2019

Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Releases 2017 Draft Management Plan Update

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission is releasing its Draft Management Plan Update for public review and comment on October 4, 2016. A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 7:00-9:00pm, at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, 195 New Karner Road, Albany, NY to gather public comment on this document. People Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Releases 2017 Draft Management Plan Update

Dr. George Robinson Sheds Light on Landfills, their Possibilities and Problems Post-closure.

by Grace Nichols Dr. George Robinson is a professor in the Biodiversity and Conservation Policy graduate program at the University at Albany. He is very knowledgeable about landfills, as much of his work has involved transforming old landfills into positive open spaces which can meet the needs of local wildlife and local communities. Dr. Robinson’s Dr. George Robinson Sheds Light on Landfills, their Possibilities and Problems Post-closure.

Draft New York State Solid Waste Management Plan Deadline for Public Comments: August 16, 2010

  Entitled “Beyond Waste: A Sustainable Materials Management Strategy for New York State” the draft plan is now available for review. Everyone who cares about what to do with the garbage should send their comments. Save the Pine Bush’s position is this: 1) We need to move toward a zero-waste policy. Zero waste is achievable, Draft New York State Solid Waste Management Plan Deadline for Public Comments: August 16, 2010

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 7 p.m. Stanford Home Hearing Information Hearing Notes January 23 Hearing Canadians are Coming! Archeological Information Photos – Outdoor Photos – Indoor Bonding Editorial Preservation   Donate Contact     Tuesday January 23 Public Hearing on special use permit which allows another mall in Niskayuna Dear Friends of Ingersoll/Stanford parklands Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 7 p.m.

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Fedral Plaza Fedral Plaza

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The Capitol made a great back-drop. The Capitol made a great back-drop. Previous • Next Photo Index  

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The Washington Monument The Washington Monument The Washington Monument is always impressive. It was great to see hundreds of thousands of people gather near it to protest the war.

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Drive out the Bush Regime – the World Cant Wait! Drive out the Bush Regime – the World Cant Wait!

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Visitor Center Visitor Center I believe these are fire-fighters in dress uniform (they could be police)

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Drop Bush Not Bombs Drop Bush Not Bombs

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A drummer A drummer

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Verified Petition, Januar 17, 2006

STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF ALBANY                   SUPREME COURT _________________________________________________ In the Matter of the Application of                                                SAVE THE PINE BUSH, INC., REZSIN ADAMS, SANDRA CAMP, SHARON CASTERLIN, LUCY CLARK, LYNNE JACKSON, MARTHA MASTERS JOHN WOLCOTT, PETER VAN NOSTRAND and RUSSELL ZIEMBA,                                                                               Case No. 1 VERIFIED PETITION                                     Verified Petition, Januar 17, 2006

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Drums.JPG Drumming in the snow, on a soccer field.

AFRAID, OUT $100, NO ONE TO HELP

The crisp $100 bill that Megan Carpenter got for Christmas was still in her pocket when a man cornered the teenager outside a Crossgates Mall restroom and demanded that she fork over the cash. The man kept one hand jammed in his coat pocket, and Carpenter worried it might be holding a weapon. She was AFRAID, OUT $100, NO ONE TO HELP

After “Development”

After "Development" Aftermath of Fire Plant species in the Pine Bush are adapted to draw nourishment from nutrients released by fire. Seeds, including Pitch Pine pinecones, are encouraged to open by fire. Photo by John Wolcott Back to Exhibit Index Vegetarian Lasagna Dinner Pine Bush Hike Current Newsletter About Save the Pine Bush Virtual Photo After “Development”

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Fedral Plaza Fedral Plaza

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IMG_5131.JPG Drummers set the beat

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Mechanism to stop cars from driving down the street Mechanism to stop cars from driving down the street

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Mechanism to stop cars from driving down the street Mechanism to stop cars from driving down the street

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Drum Circle Drum Circle

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SEIU Drummer SEIU Drummer The SEIU (Service Employees International Union) had a great drummer!

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Kathy Kathy Drive out the Bush Regime – http://www.WorldCantWait.org

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IMG_2750.JPG Drummers in uniform and formation

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Mechanism to stop cars from driving down the street Mechanism to stop cars from driving down the street

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The march The march "My goal is to cut government in half in twenty-five years, to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub." Grover Norquist The photo on the left is of drowned New Orleans

Save the Pine Bush Comments on Proposed Hotel

written by Lynne Jackson << Previous More Information Next>> April 29, 2005 Richard Nicholson Historic Preservation Planner City of Albany Department of Development and Planning 12 Lodge Street Albany, NY 12207 RE: Residence Inn Draft Environmental Impact Statement VIA FACSIMILE: 434-9846 Dear Mr. Nicholson: Save the Pine Bush is extremely concerned about the Draft Environmental Save the Pine Bush Comments on Proposed Hotel

Albany and NYS Legislature Collude to Sneak Past the Public Legislation Removing Land from the Pine Bush Preserve

  For Immediate Release: June 17, 2006 For more information, contact Lynne Jackson at 434-1954 The City of Albany and the NYS Legislature are sneaking in legislation at the last minute that would radically change the protection of the Pine Bush Preserve. A bill has been introduced into the NYS Legislature that would permit the Albany and NYS Legislature Collude to Sneak Past the Public Legislation Removing Land from the Pine Bush Preserve