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Schenectady YMCA’s move not without bumps

Resident’s complaint alleges unfair demands

The old YMCA complex on lower State Street in Schenectady is pictured.
The old YMCA complex on lower State Street in Schenectady is pictured.
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More than 150 indigent men are set to move next week from the old Schenectady YMCA into a newly renovated building next to the Department of Social Services on Broadway. Their current living quarters are cramped, without air conditioning or private bathrooms. Their new quarters will be at least four times as big, with rooms that feature kitchenettes and private bathrooms. But not everyone views the relocation as a good thing. According to one tenant, ...


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ajames
June 24, 2014
9:17 a.m.

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Jacksen, if you don't like it why not go get your own place? Gotta love individuals that receive so much for free and still file lawsuits and cause disruptions.

JIMOCONNOR
June 24, 2014
9:23 a.m.

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This seems like an ultimately humane way to address the 'smoker' issue on lower State St. Now public and private agencies need to provide programs that engage ALL the residents of 845 Broadway in productive SAFE activities.

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