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Friday, July 17, 2009

I want to know more

Has anybody actually read the federal HIPAA law, which everyone cites in refusing to provide patient medical information?
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Happy endings

There’s not always enough time to do a story rehashing a previous story with nothing new to say except, “And it all worked out just like they hoped.”
Thursday, June 25, 2009

Stratton's advice to school board

Schenectady Mayor Brian U. Stratton says the voters will remember this year’s actions when the next school board election cycle begins in 10 months. He expects board members to be voted out.
“I’m sure their day will come,” he said.
Monday, June 22, 2009

Waiting for calls on a Friday afternoon

Fridays in summer are the bane of my existence.
Thursday, June 18, 2009

What’s your name, again?

Every trip to a neighborhood garage sale is a test that my memory fails.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Varmints, shouting and playing it safe

In my ongoing war against stodgy writing, "varmints" is the latest victory.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Getting hungry out on the water

Working up an appetite while out on the Onrust.
Friday, June 12, 2009

Recalling that water valve incident

The best conversation I ever had with a Schenectady firefighter was one I didn’t publish.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Sailing today on the Onrust

I can’t quite believe that today I will actually get to sail on board the ship that I have faithfully covered for three years — the Onrust.

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