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Assortment of junk fished out during Woodlawn Preserve dive

Divers remove a bathtub found during a Woodlawn Preserve Pond "Dive Against Debris" in Schenectady on Saturday, May 25, 2014.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Divers remove a bathtub found during a Woodlawn Preserve Pond "Dive Against Debris" in Schenectady on Saturday, May 25, 2014.
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Sean LeBlanc, 11, wore no rubber gloves as he approached the pond at Woodlawn Preserve to pick up trash. Neither did his friend, Matthew Akerson — though Matthew did bring a rubber basketball. Susan Baker, a volunteer, thanked the boys for coming and told them to be careful about what they picked up. Sean wasn’t too worried. “Nothing’s too nasty for my hands,” said Sean, whose father taught him to fish in the preserve’s pond ...


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JIMOCONNOR
May 25, 2014
10:10 a.m.

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So, where was Special Ed? This is supposedly his neighborhood, part of his demographic appeal to the city's democratic committee. Was he there? Do they need, or, want his help negotiating with ENCON? In endorsing his appointment to the City Council, the committee touted his skill at securing state cooperation and funding. Let us see if he can deliver. This would be quite different from processing tightly proscribed youth programs, where he functioned at most basically as a receptionist gate keeper.

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