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McCarthy gives State of City address

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy delivers the State of the City address at Schenectady City Hall on Monday..
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy delivers the State of the City address at Schenectady City Hall on Monday..
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The mayor is taking aim at corner stores that encourage the drug trade, he announced in his State of the City address. “They foster an environment of drug activity, buy stolen merchandise, their accounting is creative at best and they clearly have a negative impact on our neighborhoods,” Mayor Gary McCarthy said. While many corner stores are good, strong businesses, he said, he has a long list of ones that need to be scrutinized. He ...


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wmarincic
January 14, 2014
7:01 a.m.

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Even the kings rats are jumping ship. What's the matter Denise, can't live in the city that you helped destroy anymore?

JIMOCONNOR
January 14, 2014
7:48 a.m.

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My fear realized, a failed educator was 'mentoring' the 'Type A Lady.'

tonijean613
January 14, 2014
8:10 a.m.

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Can't either of you above offer ANY positive constructive criticism? Any positive ideas or solutions to what you see wrong with the City? Why not run for office and see what you can accomplish? Why not see if the residents of Schenectady back "your vision" for the city and if you are able to improve things?

JIMOCONNOR
January 14, 2014
8:52 a.m.

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Have 'Type A Lady' follow the failed educator out. Bring in smart successful board members with proven administrative, decision making, follow through, and coalition building skills. Its rediculous to think the citizens of Schenectady, or, any place else would consider electing me to anything.

wmarincic
January 14, 2014
8:14 p.m.

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I really find it hard to believe that tonnijean has not flown off to Colorado by now.

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