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Winter's chore

Unshoveled sidewalks add to Schenectady's snow removal burden

To avoid walking in busy traffic, David Snyder negotiates foot-high snow on a sidewalk that is not cleared in front of a house at 730 Eastern Ave. in Schenectady on Monday afternoon.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
To avoid walking in busy traffic, David Snyder negotiates foot-high snow on a sidewalk that is not cleared in front of a house at 730 Eastern Ave. in Schenectady on Monday afternoon.
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There is a class of vacant building that remains hidden in Schenectady throughout most of the year. They’re not boarded up, the lawns are cut often enough to be acceptable and they don’t look like they’re uninhabited. But as soon it snows, they stand out with unshoveled sidewalks and not a single footprint heading up the steps. A foot of snow fell overnight Saturday, and by Monday, almost every vacant house in Schenectady was surrounded ...

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joycemadre
December 18, 2013
9:18 a.m.

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Common Sense would be nice!! People should shovel their sidewalks, might mention to Union Square townhomes, and to clean other messes they have made to their neighbors.

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