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State Museum cuts leave patrons disappointed

Sunday closure will affect visits

A visitor to the World Trade Center exhibit at the State Museum in Albany stops to read a placard in front of one of the displays Tuesday.
A visitor to the World Trade Center exhibit at the State Museum in Albany stops to read a placard in front of one of the displays Tuesday.
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Sunday is usually when young Quinn Helfrich can visit the New York State Museum in Albany with his family. The 3-year-old from Guilderland has two working parents, and Sunday is one of the only days they can come to the capital together, explained his grandmother Linda Tice, who was visiting from Pennsylvania. But with 46 layoffs expected within the state Department of Education by year’s end, the agency has decided it no longer has the ...


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robbump
November 17, 2010
9:15 a.m.

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While I'm glad to see agencies cut back on hours and expenses, I think the numbers cited in the article indicate the museum might better be closed on Mondays than Sundays. Tourism in Albany is going to take a nosedive if most things are closed half the weekend.

westervelt
November 17, 2010
3:52 p.m.

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I couldn't agree more with the previous comment. And how much are they saving by closing this museum on sunday?>>> Of course we as NY'ers only have ourselves to blame by "hiring" voting for the same idiots who continue to spend without thought...

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