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Businesses hike costs to cover gas prices

Fuel-related charges added to customers’ bills

David Taylor and Gary Mielewski, right, load a portable toilet Thursday onto one of the A-1 Johnny On The Spot diesel trucks based in Waterford. Like many firms that use diesel fuel, the company has had to increase prices.
Photographer: Bruce Squiers
David Taylor and Gary Mielewski, right, load a portable toilet Thursday onto one of the A-1 Johnny On The Spot diesel trucks based in Waterford. Like many firms that use diesel fuel, the company has had to increase prices.
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You know spring is getting off to a crappy start when even the rental fee for portable toilets is increasing. Crocuses and shorts are not the only things popping up this spring. As Capital Region businesses brace for record high gasoline and diesel prices, hefty fuel-related charges are appearing on bills for everything from pool repair and lawn mowing services to soil deliveries and cruises along the Hudson River. At A-1 Johnny on the Spot ...


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rdillonny
March 28, 2008
9:19 a.m.

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I question the competence of the FRONT PAGE editor for allowing an immature reporter to post in the lead article, the very first one that greeted me this morning, the disgusting "you know spring is getting off to a crappy start...[when the Gazette prints drivel and trash like this, that the immature reporter undoubtedly thinks is brilliant].

You certainly aren't able to hire New York Times quality reporters, but get the editors off the dime. Thanks.

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