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Parrott House closed once again

Owner says Schoharie landmark won’t be reopened

Owner Dave McSweeney, right, talks to locals at the bar at Parrott House on Main Street in Schoharie on Monday, February 18, 2013.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Owner Dave McSweeney, right, talks to locals at the bar at Parrott House on Main Street in Schoharie on Monday, February 18, 2013.
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Village and county officials shut down the Parrott House on Main Street in Schoharie on Wednesday, marking the second closure of the 143-year-old landmark in as many months. David McSweeney, who renovated the former hotel and tavern just before flooding tore through the village in 2011, was boarding up the historic building Thursday. Officials ordering the latest shutdown allege he failed to complete upgrades cited during an inspection in February, leading to the first shutdown, ...


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justapto
March 29, 2013
9:09 a.m.

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Typical for a government entity in New York. You must follow the law; which they interpret and enforce. No leeway, giving extensions, financial hardship, special circumstances. So what 12 people are now out of work, won't soon find any, won't shop in the stores, may move and will speak badly about Schoharie.
No wonder everyone who can is bailing out of New York. I will soon. McSweeney should follow.

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