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2008-06-22 06:00:23

By Paul Nelson, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jun. 22--ROTTERDAM -- The Schenectady County Historical Society is interested in buying state-owned land across the Mohawk River from the 1750s Mabee Farm Historic Site because it is concerned that any development on the vacant land could mar the site's view. Historical Society President Edwin D. Reilly Jr. said the group has the funds to purchase the property, owned by the state Canal Corp. He didn't say how much. Canal Corp. Director Carmella...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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