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reedstreet

Scott Rajeski is a living, breathing answer to the trivia question “name someone who has worked for the Big 3 of Capital Region manufacturing companies, GE, Momentive and GLOBALFOUNDRIES.” He also is the CFO for Latham Pool Products and former Chairman of the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County. He can now add Saratoga Lake homeowner to the list, because as visitors to the recent Saratoga Showcase of Homes found out, Scott has had an amazing house built overlooking one of the most beautiful of upstate New York lakes.

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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 16:54

Lakefront Living at its Finest

lakefront living

Scott Rajeski is a living, breathing answer to the trivia question “name someone who has worked for the Big 3 of Capital Region manufacturing companies, GE, Momentive and GLOBALFOUNDRIES.” He also is the CFO for Latham Pool Products and former Chairman of the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County. He can now add Saratoga Lake homeowner to the list, because as visitors to the recent Saratoga Showcase of Homes found out, Scott has had an amazing house built overlooking one of the most beautiful of upstate New York lakes.

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sustainable shipping

Since ancient times the Hudson River’s primary use has been the transport and trade of locally sourced products and food. It has since become an multiple use waterway with international stature as a recreational, industrial, commercial, cultural and environmental resource. Commercial transportation continues to be one of the major uses of our magnificent Hudson River Once carried on by manually powered craft and later by the fleet of legendary Hudson River sloops and followed by steam powered vessels.

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hudsonwater

Although its waters are far less than crystal clear, the Hudson River is an essential part of keeping Poughkeepsie residents happy and healthy.

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Sunday, 26 November 2017 16:27

Let’s Talk About B-24 Liberators

b24

In the 2016 Boating on the Hudson and Beyond Holiday issue I described my flight in the Collings Foundation B-17G NINE 0 NINE. After the flight I joined the Foundation, and and in the May 2017 Boating...and Beyond I described the World War II stories of both the “real” NINE 0 NINE and the B-17G that eventually became the Collings’ NINE 0 NINE.

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boatshow

Some of the best memories are created on the water and if you’ve been thinking about buying a boat or trading up to a newer model, THIS is the show. The Great Upstate Boat Show is the biggest boating sales
event between New York City and Montreal.

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Friday, 24 November 2017 17:13

About the Cover...

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Lex Filipowski was at his father house recently and found this fascinating 1934 magazine called Science and Mechanics. I have always been interested in the future and actually have a number of patents based on my ideas. (And many more that I never tried to file for or I failed at) However that is another long, long story.

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Thursday, 23 November 2017 16:32

Iron Workers

ironworkers

Four years of college and debt until you are 45 or join a labor union with 4 years of apprenticeship, and get paid as you learn a trade.

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 16:27

GOING, GOING, GONE!

goinggone

Dave Rocco the very photographer who took these fantastic photos, had just gotten out of surgery for his elbow when all this took place. Never the less, he spent hours and hours in Tarrytown waiting for the right moments to take these photos. No question about it, he is a dedicated man!

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017 16:23

Eddie’s Suitcase

eddies suitcase

Have you ever needed to write an essay on a person who most influenced your life? Back in Parochial high school I had to. I probably wrote about some priest or saint just because I wanted a good mark. Later in life I realize there was actually someone who did influence my character and who I am. I should have written about him then. That person was Eddie… Eddie Graffner.

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