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Weigh station should be used as police substation

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In a page one news story (July 26), The Daily Gazette presented a photo and related article about Schenectady's historic weigh station. It was built in the 1920’s and is located in the back of a parking lot on South Broadway in downtown Schenectady. It's an unusual looking building and Schenectady officials have been unable to find anyone interested in using it for a commercial enterprise because of its small size and the fact that ...

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August 10, 2014
9:49 a.m.

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"Auxiliary" Anything is a real slippery slope. It initiates a familiarity, and dependence where boundaries easily become blurred. This is true of little leagues, volunteer fire and rescue services, and police forces. As one ascends this list, the overstepping of the boundaries becomes more and more perilous.

Frankly, the writer's obfuscation using history and quotes to blur his point, exemplifies the slope's beginning.