New strip mall proposed across from Walmart on Route 9

QUEENSBURY — A year of sweat has doubled a local man’s investment on Route 9.

Francis Martindale bought a 1.2 acre parcel next to Uno Pizzeria & Grill and across from Walmart last year. It had one building, a small unpaved parking lot, and was completely overgrown.

He had big plans. So he started chopping away the brush.

“I did everything myself, with clippers and a hand saw,” he said…

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