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Schenectady County must build oases around its ‘food deserts’

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Sch’dy County must build oases around its ‘food deserts’ Re May 14 article, “Bellevue market gets second grant”: It’s that time of year when local fruits and vegetables start appearing on supermarket shelves and in Greenmarket booths, signifying the end of the winter-long drought of fresh produce. For some Schenectady County residents, however, that drought never ends. Statistically, one out of every eight people in the county does not have access to a grocery store: ...

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May 17, 2013
9:36 a.m.

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Mr. Hodgkins - you make clear where you want to focus school resources, but school budgets these days are a zero sum game. If your plan is to move resources to early education - you need to have an honest budget and specificially spell out what you will cut. You are only telling half your story. Voters need to understand your full story. What will be cut? Will you cut music, sports, high school electives, have larger class sizes? Let us know, so we can weigh not just the benefits, but the costs as well.