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Schenectady's 'common sense' mayor lacks it

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Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy is fond of using what he calls a “common sense approach” to his city’s problems. Most recently it was how he described his strategy for not fining people who fail to shovel their sidewalks when it snows — as if showing them lenience and “educating” them might get them to comply. Surprisingly, McCarthy didn’t use the term to describe his plans for dealing with two other sore spots he brought up ...

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January 16, 2014
6:56 a.m.

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And you expected different at the Gazette? Now that's funny.