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No love for Schenectady in viral listing

BuzzFeed post bugs those who like city

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Does everyone love to hate Schenectady? That’s the tongue-in-cheek contention of a social news website’s list of “49 Things People From Upstate New York Love” posted Thursday afternoon and circulated among local residents on social media. The list of illustrated points on BuzzFeed placed “Hating on Schenectady” at No. 25, below cider doughnuts, eating Stewart’s ice cream and “Laughing at other cities when they complain about snow.” The BuzzFeed list “49 Things People From Upstate ...

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MDogsMom
July 20, 2013
7:30 p.m.

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Politicians are worried that this gives Schenectady a bad rap? For pete's sake, I saw the thing and it's humorous! One of the things that DOES give Schenectady a bad rap is politicians that take things like this seriously!

artbarb
July 21, 2013
12:55 p.m.

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Real estate is sizzling in Schenectady! What does the city tax assessor do all day long?

street # Name date sold sale price tax value sold %< taxed

1173 McClellan 4/21/11 113,500 158,800 -29%
908 McClellan 6/29/11 6,700 97,900 -93%
1252 Keyes Ave 12/16/11 104,500 167,500 -38%
851 Central pkwy 1/11/12 80,000 136,000 -41%
851 Central pkwy 1/11/12 80,000 136,000 -41%
1101 Dean St 2/29/12 48,000 116,400 -59%
1702 Lenox Rd 4/17/12 82,000 129,800 -37%
1702 Lenox Rd 4/17/12 82,000 129,800 -37%
1801 Grand Blvd 6/22/12 98,000 165,100 -41%
1118 Earl Ave 8/8/12 95,000 124,800 -24%
873 Wright 8/14/12 150,000 184,700 -19%
1471 Lexington Ave 8/20/12 117,500 161,700 -27%
1522 Union St. 9/11/12 55,000 117,800 -53%
1603 Grand Blvd 12/4/12 117,500 161,700 -27%
1560 Grand 12/17/12 90,000 142,500 -37%
1871 Eastern Ave 1/18/13 75,000 161,200 -53%
873 Wright 3/14/13 55,000 163,200 -66%
873 Wright 3/14/13 55,000 163,200 -66%
1155 Phoenix 3/28/13 125,000 150,600 -17%
1101 Ardsley 4/11/13 150,000 185,000 -19%
522 Plymouth Ave 5/13/13 74,500 112,900 -34%
601 Bedford Rd 5/15/13 75,000 96,800 -23%
1230 Baker Ave 5/26/13 86,000 145,800 -41%
1470 Nott St FS 95,900 131,700 -27%
1149 Summer Ave FS 115,000 166,300 -31%

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