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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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July 8, 2014
3:31 p.m.

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

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.