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Historic signs get facelift

Scout Troop 278 giving Colonie’s historic markers a makeover

Boy Scout Troop 278 paints historical signs from around the Town of Colonie as part of a renovation project.

Boy Scout Troop 278 paints historical signs from around the Town of Colonie as part of a renovation project. Photo by Zan Strumfeld.

— “The boys get to … know the history behind the Town of Colonie. A lot of the signs are on back roads that a lot of people don’t travel. This brings the information literally right to them,” Assistant Scoutmaster Trevor Normandin said. “Plus, it helps the community out and makes everything look a lot nicer out on the back sides of town.”

The project will take some manpower, but Franklin said he is fully confident in the scouts.

“It’s going to take a little bit of time for the scouts to do it, but I have every confidence they’ll do a good job,” Franklin said. “They always do.”

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