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Gloversville official sees little value in ‘Children at Play’ signs

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Gloversville Mayor Dayton King has been getting more than the usual calls from concerned parents recently. “A number of them have reached out to me asking for ‘Children at Play’ signs in their neighborhoods,” he said, “so I looked into it.” The death of 9-year-old Jonathan Blaney in April prompted a wave of concern, he said. Blaney was riding his bike near the corner of Bloomingdale and East Pine Street in the city when he ...

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June 25, 2013
12:40 a.m.

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We had the same issue in Amsterdam and the police department was against if for the same reasons. The signs were not put up. I agree the problem is the younger drivers who squeal tires and speed and have no respect, or little, for others. The best solution is more patrols.