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Cohoes

(kəhōz`), city (1990 pop. 16,825), Albany co., E N.Y., near Albany, at the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson rivers; settled by the Dutch 1665, inc. 1869. A retailing and outlet center, its manufactures include textiles (made there since 1840), knitted goods, cabinetry, and plastic and paper products. The world's first power-operated knitting mill was opened there in 1832. The Van Schaick Mansion (1735), now a museum, was used as headquarters by Gen. Horatio Gates during the Revolutionary War.
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New York (USA) December 2 ( ANI ) A state of emergency was declared after a major fire that broke out in Cohoes, New York destroyed 32 buildings and displaced at least 18 people.
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also agreed to pay $64,000 for environmental projects meant to benefit the Cohoes community that will be selected by DEC.
Hay cited examples of successful projects in Buffalo, Rochester and Cohoes, New York, and urged local advocates to be bold in their visions.
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(36.) For a history of labor in Troy, see Carole Turbin, Working Women of the Collar City: Gender, Class, and Community in Troy, New York 1864-86 (University of Illinois Press, 1992) and Daniel Walkowitz, Worker City, Company Town: Iron and Cotton-Worker Protest in Troy and Cohoes, New York, 1855-1884 (University of Illinois Press, 1972).
Patent granted to Robert Hoffman, Cohoes, N.Y., Nov.
I was raised in Cohoes, NY by a first-generation Polish American who hunts primarily two to three species of "bolete" mushrooms for his culinary purposes.
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