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Cold to greet annual Gazette Holiday Parade

Arctic blast expected as event steps off

Karen McLane, Habitat for Humanity volunteer coordinator, right, and Jaqlyn Bentz, an AmeriCorps volunteer with Habitat, originally from Minnesota, work on the Habitat float that will appear in the Gazette Holiday Parade, on Friday, November 22, 2013.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Karen McLane, Habitat for Humanity volunteer coordinator, right, and Jaqlyn Bentz, an AmeriCorps volunteer with Habitat, originally from Minnesota, work on the Habitat float that will appear in the Gazette Holiday Parade, on Friday, November 22, 2013.
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Not construction, nor road work, nor even the bitter cold will stop the Gazette Holiday Parade on Saturday. The parade will kick off at 5 p.m. at Schenectady County Community College and head up State Street to Lafayette Street, near Veterans Park. Lower State Street has been closed since early October for underground utility work, but the hole has been closed up just in time for the parade. At the intersection with Erie Boulevard, also ...

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cpossin
November 23, 2013
3:26 p.m.

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The cold is uncomfortable and even dangerous for some people. Please consider an alternative event that more of us older people could attend. How about an earlier date, maybe a harvest and holiday parade, or an indoor holiday event.

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