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1999 December 1999, January 2000

Garbage in the Pine Bush – City Proposes Landfill Expansion

SPB Files Most Unpopular Suit Yet – Sues the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission

The Thruway Authority Comes Across Royally

Thank You to All Who Responded to the Emergency Appeal

1st Annual Pine Bush Walk-a-Thon a Sucess!

October/November, 1999

Save the Pine Bush Sues City – Back in Court with Charlie Touhey

Pushing and Pulling West: Pending Extensions of the Boundaries of the Pine Bush Preserve

Michael Breslin Speaks

July/August, 1999

Save the Pine Bush Sues Albany Common Council Over Illegal Office Complex

The Portland Plan – A Better Way To Grow

Well, How About Here? Can We Plan the Capital District?

Pyramid Goes To Court Sprawl Malls Need Lawyers, Too

Gotta Watch’em Like Hawks – Can’t Trust Nobody

Mayor Jennings’ Bankrupt Pine Bush Policy And Loss of Words Exposed

How Well is the Pine Bush Doing?

Fire? What Fire? Pine Bush Better Than Ever

April/May, 1999

Action Alert! Call your Common Council Member – Ask to Vote No on Touhey

Council Sacrifices Pine Bush – Nitido, Hershberg Win

The Deer Crisis – No Easy Answers

The Devil In Skaneateles – Wealthy Developer Deplores Development

Guilderland Holds Steady – History In The Making?

Letters to the Editor

February/March, 1999

Drumlin Fields – Its Not Over ’til Its Over (There is still time to call your Council Member!)
Action Alert! Oppose Drumlin Fields Office Complex: Five Minutes to Help Save the Pine Bush – No matter where you live, please, call a Common Council Member about Drumlin Fields

Our Friends Visit – FORCE Is Here To Stay

Crossgates Follies – The Government Plays Catch-Up

Sprawl Raises Taxes – The Myth Of The Expanding Tax Base

485B – Promoting Destruction of the Pine Bush through Tax Deductions!

December, 1998/January, 1999

Willow Street Again, SPB Sues over Sewers Built in the Preserve, DEC Caves in to Developer

Spadefoot Toads and Hognose Snakes – Neil Gifford Has Great Pictures

Democracy Survives -Just Barely Once Again

Jennings Makes A Dump – Plans To Defile Pine Bush

Crossgates Warning: Stay Away For The Holidays

Action Alert! 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

1998

January, 1998

Developer Takes Preserve to Build Water Lines – Save the Pine Bush Sues the Albany Pine Bush Management Commission & Others

Captain Planet Comes to the Pine Bush

Emergency Appeal

Creek’s Bend Cohousing – Another Perspective

They Have Their Niche – Memo From The PB Commission

Touhey’s Obsession And Other News

March/April, 1998

Proposals for Paving the Pine Bush Come Fast and Furiously -Guilderland, Albany consider destroying Full Protection Areas

Judge Cobb Grants Injunction – State Defends Pine Bush

Divided Highways

New Light on an Old Road – Part I

Devil Eats Developer – Massive Coverup Alleged

GE Brings Dead Things To Life – Breathe Those PCBs

Surprise! They Can’t Build There -YMCA May Move

Lew Oliver Recovering

June/July, 1998

News Flash!! Black Bear Encounter in the Pine Bush

Location Is Everything – Kunstler Offers Solutions

Crossgates Shouldn’t Expand- But Who Will Stop Them?

Action Alert! Touhey Gets A Boost – Politicians Defy Voters

Write To Your Alderman to Oppose the Touhey Office Complex

New Light on an Old Road – Part II

Another Action Alert! Please call/write to Oppose these Guilderland and Albany Developments

The Emperor’s New Plan – The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission’s acquisition plan

August/September, 1998

Save the Pine Bush Forces Developer to Remove Water Lines from Pine Bush Preserve – Victory for the Pine Bush!!!

War On Crossgates – The Community Fights Back

Residents Organize! – How to get involved to Stop Crossgates

Crossgates Information – How the Media Covers the Maul

Jack Fights Back- McEneny Debates A Letter

No Credit Given – A Letter From the Commission

Best of Metroland – Rezsin wins a “Best of” Award

Interview with Helen Caldicott

October/November, 1998

The Proposed Albany City Charter: For Better or For Worse – Read why community leaders believet the proposed Albany City Charter should be voted down.

Politics and Garbage – That Sweet Smell

FORCE Fights Pyramid – Guilderland Citizens Organize

A Proposal – For Guilderland Officials

Black Bear Encounter in the Pine Bush

Peter Vallone For Governor – A Superb Environmentalist

December, 1998/January, 1999

Willow Street Again, SPB Sues over Sewers Built in the Preserve, DEC Caves in to Developer

Spadefoot Toads and Hognose Snakes – Neil Gifford Has Great Pictures

Democracy Survives -Just Barely Once Again

Jennings Makes A Dump – Plans To Defile Pine Bush

Crossgates Warning: Stay Away For The Holidays

Action Alert! 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

1997

February/March, 1997

Victory In Colonie SPB Stops GEIS

Driving Backwards – Transportation Committee Shuns The Future

The Advantages of An Unpoisoned Lawn

Letters to the Editor

Home From Nowhere – Book Review

Remember The Elections? Be Thankful We Still Have Them

We Got News And It All Fits

Snake Ridge in Pine Bush, Spring 1997 (Blueberry Hill East) – Photos from the Pine Bush Hike

April/May, 1997

SPB and Town Agree – Colonie Signs Settlement

Meat Will Kill You…Just More Good News

Letters To SPB – Honorable Keith St. John Writes

An Expos矇 by John Wolcott:
The 1996 Clean Water, Clean Air Bond Act
What It Is, What It Isn’t, And What Some Of It Might Be

Albany Pine Bush Devil?!? Must Be April Fools

Revolution, Treason and Hypnotism -Guilderland Comes of Age

July, 1997

DEC reintroduces box turtles in Albany Pine Bush Experiment 

August/September, 1997

The Two Month Debate- Jennings and McEneny In A Death-Grip

Land Crunch in the Pine Bush

Is There a ‘Y’ in Guilderland?

October, 1997

Candidates Night at SPB – Common Council Presidential Candidates Speak to Save the Pine Bush

November, 1997

Victory in Colonie! Vinyl Golf Driving Range Proposal Withdrawn

Montreal Eco-tourism

The Rome Sand Plains

Guilderland CandidatesNight At SPB

Let Your Voice Be Heard! – Don’t Let Them Take Land from Preserve!

December, 1997

Albany Area Coalition for Light Rail

Creek’s Bend Cohousing

1996

January/February Newsletter 1996

March/April Newsletter 1996

Coyotes in the Moonlight – Response to the Commission’s Final Implementation Guidelines
SPB meets with Bill Aylward
Love Of Money The Root Of All…?
Murdered By Pyramid: It Could Happen Here

May/June Newsletter 1996

Earth Day Lasagna-Wasserman Headlines Gathering Of Activists
They Don’t Ever Quit – But Neither Do We
Late Breaking News

July/August, 1996 Newsletter

Albany Common Council Denies Dunes Residents Chance to be Heard
A Brief Historical Note on the Six Mile Waterworks (Rensselaer Lake)

McEneny Tables Water Slide for Pine Bush on Six Mile Waterworks

Teacher Wins Toyota Tapestry Grant
Town of Colonie – Will It or Won’t It Destroy Its Pine Bush?
Membership Reminder

September, 1996 Newsletter

Show Down Over Roundup – Should Pesticides be used in the Pine Bush????

Save the Pine Bush Joins with Residents of the Dunes to Win Big – Charlie Touhey Cannot Build His Office Buildings

October/November, 1996 Newsletter

Breslin Calls For Preservation

SPB Enjoys Another Victory – Adventure Park Parcel Added to the Preserve

Save the Pine Bush Sues the Town of Colonie

John Wolcott Versus The Dump – Skewering An Inane Document

“Farmers” Sue Albany Pine Bush Management Commission

December 96, January 97 Newsletter

New York to Buy Pineland Tract From L.I. Scouts

The Karner Blue vs Crossgates Mall – Secret Meetings and SEQRA Violations

The Karner Blue and the Wishing Wells

Save the Pine Bush Sues the Town of Colonie

November, 1996 SPB Dinner Speakers

Now We’ve Got A Bond Act – Jeff Jones of Environmental Advocates

Bethlehem Pickled – Formaldahyde And Corruption

Poor Folks Don’t Mind A Garbage Dump In North Albany

Charlie’s At It Again! – Touhey proposes housing units in the Pine Bush

1995

1994

January, 1994

The Most Important Thing You Can Do Today to Save the Pine Bush

February/March, 1994

10 Minutes & 29瞽 The Most Important Thing You Can Do Today to Save the Pine Bush

Everybody Wants One -Preservation Plan Makes Waves

1993

1992

January/February

Butterflies-Not Bulldozers – Keeping the Karner Blue in Clifton Park

March/April

Letter-Writing Made a Difference – Your Letters Needed to Help the Karner Blue Butterfly

July/August

Karner Blue Symposium