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Posted on July 2 at 4:18 a.m. (Suggest removal)

I'm with SAFNY. Let's add in no beeping for the rider, especially repetitively in the early morning or late nights.

From: CDTA goes to work on taxi regulations

Posted on March 26 at 8:04 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Build the wall. Create a new "Ellis Island" in the south so that immigrants may enter legally, like our ancestors did at Liberty Island.

From: Suspect in Puerto Rico double murder arrested in Schenectady

Posted on March 26 at 7:58 a.m. (Suggest removal)

People will lose the incentive to go to college. Why bother work on a 2 year degree if You can get $15 without even trying to pursue an education. The minimum wage has to be low enough to entice people to pursue a college degree. And those who have a degree and are making around $15 are not happy that they studied and attended classes and have college loans while this new wave of people who want handouts may surpass the college educated with a simple signature from the governor. Remember: if you give a man a fish, he will eat for a day; if you teach a man to fish, he will eat for a lifetime.

From: Minimum wage rally at Schenectady City Hall

Posted on March 26 at 7:43 a.m. (Suggest removal)

I'm with wmarincic. Teachers require a masters degree. Teachers in my district start at $16.82 per hour. The minimum wage was not intended to be a living wage. It is for teens to have some spending cash and learn how to balance their finances; and, it is for retirees to keep them active. Unless all other professions receive a proportional raise, the $15 minimum should fail. Of course, it is not practical to give the entire state a raise - so that point is moot. Raising the wage will increase unemployment and overwork the remaining employees - local businesses can not afford to pay at this rate. They will have to downsize yet keep up the productivity with fewer workers, or they will have to raise their retail prices and the customers will stop coming. Free money is not free.

From: Activists rally for stepped increase in minimum wage

Posted on March 26 at 7:14 a.m. (Suggest removal)

There are only 2 fewer math questions. And, the test counts double for teachers. Teachers will receive their APPR scores based on the old scoring system and the new system. By the way, nobody has ever been made privy as to how those scores are calculated - there is some mystery mathematical formula.

From: State education officials install spring testing changes

Posted on March 13 at 10:18 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Dear Mr Bill Buell: one of your facts is wrong. It is too late to change parties for the primary in April. In January, I sent in a change of party from Independent to Republican. I was in formed that I am not officially a republican until after the November election. In order to vote in the April primary, I would have had to submit my change form by early October 2015. I am outraged! I did some research on the matter. New York has the longest waiting period to change parties. I feel like I feel like I am being denied my right to vote. It is ridiculous that all states have different rules for something so important. The NY system gives democrats an advantage as only "new" voters can register by the Marvh deadline - and we all know the majority of new voters are young -and the majority of young voters favor the Democratic Party (and this year that means Bernie Sanders has an advance with NYs voter registration rules).

From: Clinton, Trump haven't conquered N.Y. yet

Posted on March 4 at 5:21 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I am speculating that the friends or family of the convicted murderers set this house ablaze as retaliation. This is a tragedy where the victims of a crime have been victimized again.

From: Fire guts Schenectady murder victim's home

Posted on January 21 at 11:19 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Khoi does he re-enter illegally, and make it this far north without being caught? We need a wall now !

From: Guatemalan man nabbed in Amsterdam faces prison time

Posted on September 18 at 6:25 p.m. (Suggest removal)

The corner of Rugby and Glenwood is dangerous every day. Rugby Road needs stop signs! Also half a block to the east is the intersection at Center Alley and Rugby -it is a blind drive that needs shrubbery removed; it should be a no parking zone on Rugby at Center Alley. We need the traffic slowed on Rugby.

From: Car strikes Schenectady church; 2 hospitalized

Posted on September 3 at 1:06 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I bet she was texting

From: Crash sends Schenectady cop to hospital

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