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Celebrating a century

Felthousen’s marks 100 years as family florist

Simone Sussman, 12, of Niskayuna, holds a baby chick at Felthousen’s Florist on Van Antwerp Road in Niskayuna during their 100 year celebration Saturday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Simone Sussman, 12, of Niskayuna, holds a baby chick at Felthousen’s Florist on Van Antwerp Road in Niskayuna during their 100 year celebration Saturday.
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Bob Felthousen had to think about this one. “Another 100 years?” he said quietly, taking a moment to mull it over before appearing suddenly relieved to hand it off. “Boy, I would hope so, but I have to defer that to the person who’s going to drive the ship.” He looked eagerly over to Mark Felthousen, his nephew and fourth generation owner of the flower shop and greenhouse his family has run since 1913. “Well, ...


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ralco12
March 26, 2013
3:17 p.m.

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To Bob and Ron Congradulations for a true Niskayuna busines. You have been a great example of how a small business can servive in this Big Sox store environment.We have been doing business with you guys for over 70 of those years between the Sims and Comanzo'a Keep up the good work for another 100 years. Ralph Comanzo

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