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Posted on March 6 at 6:22 p.m. (Suggest removal)

safny, I think (sadly) that you're correct. The heck with grant money for this....the city needs to find a way to expedite the process of pursuing deadbeat owners. There's a house around the corner from me that had a major fire FIVE years ago. It is now only inhabited by pigeons (that I know of). It is on a small lot that no one would build on in 2014 if it were to be torn down. Make the owners pay; they collected their rent money for years and now the thing just sits there attracting vermin? What's wrong here?


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Posted on March 5 at 3:29 p.m. (Suggest removal)

'Bout time this happens. Been talked about for WAY too long.


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Posted on March 5 at 3:25 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Mr. Astorino can slam Mr. Cuomo all he wants for high taxes. If he has any magic solutions or elixirs, how come he hasn't lowered taxes in Westchester County?


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Posted on February 26 at 7:26 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Anyone else see the irony with the Center for Arizona Policy's president being named Herrod.......and referring to "religious liberty" to boot?? This is priceless balderdash!


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Posted on February 25 at 4:41 p.m. (Suggest removal)

How refreshing to read about a nice idea like this one!


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Posted on February 20 at 5:58 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Sorry to hear this man is dead, but he was the epitome of a "bad apple" living off taxpayer dollars for WAY too long (and people complain about welfare recipients? Please!). May both he and the public rest in peace now.


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Posted on February 17 at 3:18 p.m. (Suggest removal)

It is HIGH TIME upstate got high-speed rail!!!


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Posted on February 14 at 4:55 p.m. (Suggest removal)

13.3 inches in Schenectady? Nonsense. I live in the City (off State, near Fehr) and we have at least 15 inches here.


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Posted on February 8 at 4:09 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I was fortunate enough to have obtained tickets for myself & my brother to several events ('though NOT the "miracle on ice" hockey match). Lake Placid was superb! What a treat to see such diversity in the crowds on the streets! To me, I think they were the last "reasonable" Olympics (scale, pricing, TRULY amateur athletes, etc.)


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Posted on January 22 at 4:37 p.m. (Suggest removal)

A 40% raise for the person in charge of the trash collection department? Mr. Olsen must be delerious. I live in the city and can tell you many, many stories about the thugs who work collecting trash. They barely empty the containers, then toss them around, often cracking & ruining them in the process. Talk to me about a raise for their supervisor when such behavior ceases.


From: Pay raises spark heated Schenectady council debate


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