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David Pietrusza's
Author David Pietrusza hails originally from
Amsterdam, New York and presents this
webpage in the city's honor.
Old Seal of the City of Amsterdam, New York
161 Church Street, Amsterdam, NY
The author grew up
here at 161 Church
Street, then known as
"A. Lenczewski's Bar &
Grill." This photo shows
the building being
demolished in the early
1960s to house the new
headquarters of the
Amsterdam Federal
Savings and Loan.
The author (at left)
assists his great-uncle
Anthony Lenczewski
behind the bar part of
the "bar & grill."
St. Stanislaus School,
Cornell Street,
operated by the
Felician nuns.
Amsterdam, NY
St. Stanislaus Church,
Cornell Street
one of
the most beautiful
West Main Street
Amsterdam, NY—
Whelan Drugs and
Brownies Lunch
c. 1960
East Main Street,
New York
(looking West)
circa 1960.
The old Kresge's on
West Main Street.
New York. It featured a
modest lunch counter
(turkey dinner for 35
cents) and root beer
stand (five cents a
mug). circa. 1960.
The Elks Club and the
Amsterdam Savings
Bank on Division
St. Stanislaus School,
Class of 1963
National Merit
Scholars at
Wilbur H. Lynch
High School
in 1967.
Class of 1967
Wilbur H. Lynch
High School.
Class of 1967
Wilbur H. Lynch
High School.
Alderman David
Pietrusza, State
Senator Hugh T.
Farley, Assemblyman
Paul D. Tonko, and Lt.
Governor Mary Ann
Krupsak at the 75th
Anniversary of PNA
Council 113/
Kelloggs & Miller Amsterdam Brand Refined Linseed Oil
Kelloggs & Miller
Linseed Oil,
Church Street
East Main Street, Amsterdam, New York
Main Street,
Looking West
Guy Park Manor, Amsterdam, New York
Robert N. Going's Roll Call: The World War II Dead of Amsterdam, NY