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Schenectady’s problem with blight starts with graffiti

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Schenectady’s problem with blight starts with graffiti I agree wholeheartedly with Betty Hughes [April 30 letter, “If Latin Kings are so good, let them clean gag tags”] that the gang tags [should] be cleaned up in her neighborhood. A few years ago, I held Schenectady’s first graffiti summit at Proctors. It was attended by junior and senior high school students, two City Council members, several downtown residents and a local Schenectady artist, Tony Ladiccio, who ...

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May 12, 2013
5:50 a.m.

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Gerald Plante All you have to do is look at who has been running this city the last 5 years, King Gary McCarthy and his merry band of stooges. He does not care about quality of life issues, he cares about growing government and raising taxes. We need Mayor Al back or someone like him.

May 14, 2013
3:50 p.m.

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i do not agree that the problem of blight starts with graffiti - it starts with abandoned properties. People squat in them, committ crimes, scare their neighbors, set fires, etc. How many abandoned properties have graffiti on them?