...imagine that the tables were turned. Imagine that through some accident of history the City of New York held title to the Outer Harbor and refused to relinquish it unless and until it was developed in an environmentally-friendly manner -- oh, let's say a big park. The economic desperation of Buffalo would mean nothing, of course, because NYC rules.
Can you imagine what David Franczyk (and the environmentalists in Buffalo) would have to say about that?Free Perrysburg! from Perrysburg Held Hostage - Day 4496
My Current Writing...
- 12/7/05 Perrysburg Still Hostage
- 8/18/05 Out of Town...Out of Touch...
- 7/26/05 Driving Perrysburg Crazy
- 7/19/05 40 Miles From Elmwood or 3650 Days to Close the Barn Door
- 7/13/05 Preserver of the Status Quo
- BuffaloPundit's rather awkward response
- Craig Howard's "Perrysburg Held Hostage - Day 4496"
- 7/5/05 City of Good Neighbors...Not & Cindy Lauer's letter from Perrysburg
- 6/13/05 An update
- 5/9/05 Another City Park
- 3/17/05 Introduction and additional background
- 2/5/05 City of Good Neighbors - Early History of the Site, Part II
- 2/5/05 A New City Park?
- 1/20/05 A Match Made in Perrysburg
- 1/19/05 Killing the Forest to Save a Few Trees
- 1/18/05 Who's Running This Place?
- 1/17/05 One Flew East, One Flew West...
- 1/16/05 Blogging from Perrysburg - Early History of the Site, Part I
- Motion for Summary Judgement 6/8/05
- filed on behalf of Trathen Land Co., LLC #69906
- Supporting Affidavit
- Cindy Lauer, Perryburg Town Budget Manager and former Town Supervisor
- My Pictures 1/05
- Additional pictures Courtesy of Craig Clarke 1/05
- See my Flickr Slide show 1/05 with some older pics
- Julie Broyle's letter February 15, 2005
- Tom Trathen's response
- BN article February 22, 2005
- Dr. Beahan - Snyder, NY May 5, 2005
- BN article August 11, 2005 "City Gives Up..."
- SpeakUp WNY - Forum Thread - JN Adam & Trathen Deal
- About the Architect John Hopper Coxhead - Designed first buildings
- Friends of JN Adam & a petition to save the trees from the diabolical ax wielding Tom Trathen. PLUS new pictures showing very few trees on the site, back in the day.
- 7/8/05 Last Gasp for Hospital, by Elizabeth Benjamin
In upstate New York, the Adirondack town of Saranac Lake is synonymous with tuberculosis treatment. Patients with the disease came to the picturesque waterfront community, where TB research pioneer Edward Livingston Trudeau had his laboratory, to sit on the porches of massive Victorians and take “the rest cure,” a regime based on fresh air and relaxation.But there were other lesser known TB treatment facilities scattered around the state, including one built outside Buffalo...
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