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136. Union College: Large private college founded in the 19th century. Its main enterance is at the T intersection of Union Street and...  
137. Schenectady Museum: Private museum at the top of a hill overlooking Nott Terrace. Commands a scenic overlook of the city and contains ...  
138. Woodlawn: A middle class area west of State Street in the southern portion of the city bordering the Town of Rotterdam. More...  
139. North End: Upper middle class professional area near the border of the Town of Niskayuna.  
140. Mohawk Mall: Shopping mall built in the 1970's and demolished in the early 2000's on Balltown Road in the Town of Niskayuna clos...  
141. Rotterdam Square: Mall built in the late 1980's and expanded in the mid 1990's in the Town of Rotterdam close to the western boundry ...  
142. Canal Square: A failed urban revitisation project of the 1980's on State Street on the same block as Proctors Theatre. Canal Squ...  
143. SCCC: Schenectady County Community College, founded in 1969 in a disused hotel on Washington Avenue across State Street f...  
144. WRGB: The first broadcast television station in the world, originally created by General Electric in 1928. Still in oper...  
145. ALCO: The American Locomotive Company, once one of the leading manufacturers of locomotives and for short period of time ...  
146. GE: General Electric, once the largest employer and economic engine of the city. GE first located in Schenectady in th...  
147. Hungry Hill: A middle class neighbourhood on the eastern boundry of the city with the Town of Rotterdam.  
148. RPI: Private college known for its engineering programmes and mostly male student population.  
149. Lansingburgh: Northern portion of the city, blue collar and working class was once its own Village.  
150. South Troy: Area lower in elevation east of the Port of Troy, south of Downtown Troy. Once a working class area now known for d...  
 
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After giving up a record number of homers in its first series, people starting calling the new Yankee Stadium the "Launching Pad." As it turns out, there's a wind current caused by the shape of the stadium that tends to lift balls flying toward the right field fence.

A blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow on Birmingham, unusual given the snowfall average of about half-an-inch.

A nickname given to Santa Barbara because of its climate's resemblance to the Riviera's wonderful Mediterranean climate.

James Farley, Postmaster under FDR, said in 1936, "There are 47 states in the Union, and the Soviet of Washington." He alluded to the leftist movements in the state, particularly in Seattle where labor movements occurred post WWI when unsatisfactory efforts were made to improve wages after war-time wage controls.