By: Diane Benjamin
I heard this from TWO sources when I started posting old articles from when the Coliseum vote was taken.
Evidently Mayor Markowitz wanted the arena built, at least in part, because her son loved hockey and she wanted him to move back to town.
My sources heard her say after the vote: “This is for you Scott . . ”
See this Letter to the Editor from December 15, 2003 – a copy is available at the library: