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Editorial: Sign of change at Proctors

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Sometimes, progress hurts a little. Fortunately for traditionalists in Schenectady, the owners of Proctors know when to say when. The great old marquee attached to the front of the historic theater is getting a makeover. The biggest change will be to the familiar black letters that announce the latest events. For decades, the letters have been removed and replaced, one-by-one, by a person climbing up there on a ladder. In their place will be a ...


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robbump
July 8, 2014
3:31 p.m.

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No "moving images" .... and limit the number of "screen changes" occur per minute.
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"Changing messages" is a distraction to drivers who should be minding the road, not Proctor's screen. We don't need another "attractive nuisance".
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BTW, will MetroTax provide funds similar to those given to Proctors to update the marquees at State and Erie, and the Scotia Cinema???

tonijean613
July 10, 2014
8:16 a.m.

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DITTO: We don't need flashy tacky distracting signs on State St- Schdy needs curb appeal with class.

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