Comments by gina99
Posted on December 10 at 2:43 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Bob-The local Democrats are not liberals. They are crony capitalists only interested in helping their friends and family. Obama lied repeatedly about "keeping your own health insurance". Millions are being thrown off their insurance and millions more facing huge increases. The worst part is it hasn't even started yet. Wait until you have to deal with rationing, overcrowding and Obama bureaucrats. The Democrats that supported Obamacare will be all wiped out at the next election. Hopefully starting in New York.
Posted on December 9 at 8:06 a.m. (Suggest removal)
Dave Dankanich- In Schenectady the Democrats have held the City Council since 1975. With similar results. Detroit East. Expect a State Control Board takeover this year.
Posted on December 8 at 2:31 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Maybe if Mt Pleasant was safe principals would stay longer? There is no luck involved. Decades of ignoring gang problem in our City has taken its toll. Sick of blaming the parents. Other urban systems didn't have a terrorist as CSEA president and administrators that looked the other way. Mt Pleasant is not too big. If you can't fix it resign so that an experienced urban administrator can start solving the problems from years of neglect. We need a Charter School and we need it now.
Posted on December 8 at 2:20 p.m. (Suggest removal)
What snafu? Too many are abusing the STAR exemptions that are supposed to be limited solely to one owner occupied property. There are prominent local examples of those that think they can abuse the system. The "shell game" is keeping thousands of New Yorkers in their homes despite confiscatory taxes. Maybe the Gazette wants more than the current 1,000 Schenectady City tax foreclosures? The only shell game is blaming State mandates on the local refusal to budget and eliminate useless programs.
Posted on December 8 at 2:14 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Mr Marsh -The City Council & Schenectady County Legislature are the two bodies that lack any credibility. The Glenville Supervisor has increased and expanded the tax base. Unlike the City and County. On the County level no one will even mention the staggering multi-million dollar losses at the County Home. The City's assessment rolls and resale prices keep crashing with total silence from the one party Democrats who term it a "renaissance".
Posted on December 2 at 9:40 p.m. (Suggest removal)
John Mootooveren was fired not on leave to campaign. He continued to lie about his employer, his age and his accounting credentials. According to Councilman Carl Erickson it is alright to lie if running for only a part time post. In any other City he would not allowed to take office under false pretenses and the fourth place finisher Joe Lazzari seated. Where is the City Attorney on this debacle?
Posted on December 1 at 8:04 a.m. (Suggest removal)
Too bad this information wasn't made public before the election. The Schenectady County Democratic Committee is out of control, unable to find qualified candidates and is on its way out. Until City voters wake up and throw out the one party tax lovers nothing will improve.
Posted on November 28 at 8:01 p.m. (Suggest removal)
Norman Perazzo- Local Democrats are not truthful about anything. Since they can't run on their horrible taxing records they lie about the opponents-whether they are still in the State or not. The City Council slime sheet was only the tip of the iceberg. More on the election of 2013 is coming out and it ain't pretty.
Posted on November 25 at 9:14 p.m. (Suggest removal)
More hungry, more jamming the SICM food pantry, all students on free lunch, record City foreclosures. But the Schenectady incumbents keeping screaming Renaissance. Where?
Posted on November 24 at 6:54 p.m. (Suggest removal)
A "holiday" parade with Santa Claus and a Roaring 20's theme? Only in Schenectady. There haven't been 10,000 people since Proctor's moved it from Black Friday. Since there is no Christmas/Holiday shopping nor stores Downtown it can be at any random date.