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Posted on July 18 at 5:48 a.m. (Suggest removal)

One worries about using others grass clipping for compost when one considers types of weed killers used, some reported not to breakdown and cause havoc on vegetables, bedding plants and shrubs.

From: Bag it or leave it

Posted on June 23 at 5:57 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Include trading items bought on the card for cash too. All to often a recipient will buy food and trade it to person for cash to buy cigarettes. Mind you other things should be banned, especially the non food food like chips and soda.

From: Make sure welfare grants used right way

Posted on June 14 at 4:04 a.m. (Suggest removal)

In stories related to the BSA allowing gay scouts but not gay leaders and the Southern Baptist Convention rumoring to kick out scouts due to this policy, I see a whole bunch of hypocrisy going around. Is allowing gay scouts but not allowing gay leaders akin to allowing girls as acolytes or servers in church but not allowing them to be to be priests? If the book of Leviticus is the mark by which churches are so anti-gay, shouldn't they be boycotting pork and bacon, let alone bottom dwelling sea creatures like catfish, shrimp and clams?

From: Cuomo’s tax-free zones would only hurt existing businesses

Posted on May 31 at 6:15 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Albert Colone is right about the need to consolidate our small cities and suburbs. New York City did just that over 100 year ago. It is time for the Capitol region to shed it's fiefdoms and umpteen layers of taxpayer burdened bureaucracies!

From: Upstate will never succeed with so many layers of government

Posted on January 30 at 5:27 a.m. (Suggest removal)

So who is responsible for the pipe after the meter? If it is Galesi group, they have a problem. If it is the town's problem they need to fix it. If I were Galesi I would have my own meter next to the town's and good calibration records!

From: Business park, town of Rotterdam search for lost water

Posted on December 28 at 3:28 p.m. (Suggest removal)

If I were asked to be on a jury in Schenectady county with the knowledge that Schenectady police were going to testify, I would be hard pressed to find someone guilty knowing the past performance of the department does not follow proper protocol implying any testimony they provide may be tainted.

From: Schenectady cops party on with strippers

Posted on December 28 at 3:23 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Weapons in the wrong hands don't make me feel safe and since we can't determine, without a doubt, the difference between the right and wrong hands, I don't feel safe. Now I don't lose sleep about it as I try not to let things I can't control also ruin my health. But, so how can I tell kids to feel safe without being a hypocrite?

From: Children keep asking me if they are safe

Posted on December 15 at 10:38 a.m. (Suggest removal)

There is a reason for term limits. While Farley is a State senator, the federal government has a mandatory retirement policy for federal judges and for a reason, as far as I can see, needs to be placed on all officials that receive a taxpayer funded job.

From: Farley's argument on school aid equity doesn't cut it

Posted on September 30 at 7:15 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Scouting is awesome!

From: Boy Scouts scoff at rain

Posted on September 30 at 7:11 a.m. (Suggest removal)

If the electoral college was not a state take all but rather a congressional district take all, the playing field might be a lot different

From: No indication of shift among upstate voters toward Romney

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