SHOULD PAVE SECOND STREET FOR TWO BLOCKS
FROST IS COMING OUT OF THE GROUND AND DEFECTS ARE NOTICEABLE
Under the Lansing Bill Which Will Doubtless Become a Law Work Could be Done By City and Charged to Property
Every citizen of Rensselaer is interested in the new paving which is soon to be started in this city and which will mean the improvement of many of the streets that now have no paving whatever.
The proposition to pave Second Street from Partition to John Street a distance of two blocks is one of the things that it is hoped may be accomplished this summer.
As Harrison avenue is to be paved from Broadway to Third Street the improvement of Second street would mean that the driver with a heavy load could go up Partition street to Second and then over and up Harrison avenue and thus avoid the grade from Harrison avenue to Partition street on Third. It would also eliminate what is now a mud hole and would mean the improvement of property in that vicinity. ...
Friday, April 3, 2009
(Almost) 100 Years Ago: There was no April 3, 1909 issue of the The Rensselaer Eagle in the microfiche [NY 41 Rensselaer 93-32173]. I'm using a story from April 10, 1909 instead, which is appropriate for pothole season.