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Shooting on Bridge Street a little clearer

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So I have to revise my picture a little bit of the party last June in the Mont Pleasant neighborhood of Schenectady that ended with a 15-year-old boy being shot to death. The picture I mentally assembled at the time, based on conversations with a couple of the partygoers, was that of a crowd of local teenagers intruded upon by a few older guys from Brooklyn. Now it turns out that the older guys from ...

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SchenectadyScott
January 10, 2012
1:19 a.m.

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But let's not get negative....the city is on the upswing.....it is worse than Dodge City....Matt Dillon we need you....and the key to the city...really?....you can't get city workers,leaders of the workers to live here..all they do is take the money and run...there are no laws..it is an open city where teens can drink, drug, party,and get killed...Life on the streets...

wmarincic
January 10, 2012
7:08 a.m.

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Fire the 4 Asst. Chiefs making a half million a year and add 20 new cops in their place. Once they are trained make up a drug and gang task force to work with vice, we can get these officers out of our long term patrol officers, detectives, SWAT and Vice.
Problem solved....

safny
January 13, 2012
11:19 a.m.

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According to the Schenectady County website - real property info - the house in question belongs to someone who lives in Sag Harbor. This is a major problem in this city - absentee landlords who don't give a damn about Schenectady renting to people who don't give a damn about the places they live in. After you trash one place - move to another. How many people are getting section 8? The taxpayers are helping to foot the bill for buildings that are in dire need of repair while their do nothing owners are on Long Island.

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