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St. Patrick’s Church

Irony and Insult

by Ann Morrow May 23, 2013


As the bell tower of historic St. Patrick’s church was being demolished down to its foundation on Friday (May 17), Watervliet city workers were hanging banners on 19th Street lamp poles. The banners, one of ...

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They Paved Paradise

by Erin Pihlaja May 15, 2013

  Call it what you will—divine intervention, a stay of execution—but the resilient bell tower of St. Patrick’s church is just not coming down, as planned, anyway. On Tuesday (May 14), a crane was transported, in pieces ...

Standing Up

by Ann Morrow April 10, 2013


  The battle continues over St. Patrick’s Church in Watervliet. A plan to incorporate the church’s façade and 137-foot-high tower into the design of the Price Chopper store was declined on Tuesday by Nigro Companies, owners ...