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by Sara Foss

Thinking It Through

A Daily Gazette life blog
Her column and blog rolled into one

Incident with mayor: Patience required

A number of people have asked me whether there’s any new information about the curious late-night incident of May 19, when Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy pursued a motorist through city streets.

Watching “Wiener-Dog”

What to make of Todd Solondz’s latest film?

Jones, the face of UAlbany, could’ve said more about college cost

Outgoing University at Albany President Robert Jones isn’t irreplaceable. No college president is.

A musical weekend in Schenectady

Don Byron and the Earls of Leicester

Native son won’t carry New York

Can Donald Trump win New York this November?

Upstate cities: The most dangerous places in the state

The high crime rates in upstate cities are unacceptable and need to be addressed. They make these communities less livable and less attractive; they lead to population loss and an overall weakening of the social order.

A bike ride to a farm

Indian Ladder’s cidery is worth a visit

I’m open to idea of urban gondola

When I was 14 and traveling around the country with my family, we spent a day in Albuquerque, N.M.

Wussy at The Low Beat

A great band that evokes an earlier time.

How long until Cuomo programs bear fruit?

It’s enough to make you wonder whether Cuomo’s economic development strategy is a house of cards, at risk of imminent collapse.

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