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Parking becomes issue at Ellis

Sunnyview threatens to tow those abusing neighboring lot

The Ulster Street parking lot sits between Ellis Hospital and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
The Ulster Street parking lot sits between Ellis Hospital and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital.
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To avoid a long wait or a long walk, some Ellis Hospital staff members are taking parking spaces badly needed by outpatients at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. The problem has gotten so severe that Sunnyview has towed one car and set up a sign warning others to stop abusing the hospital’s free parking lot. Construction on the Emergency Department at Ellis has forced many employees to park at off-campus locations, to which they were assigned by ...


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JIMOCONNOR
March 14, 2013
10:25 a.m.

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F.Y.I, no matter where you work or receive treatment, please be cognizant of extra wide hashed rectangular pavement markings. These are intended for side mounted wheel chair lift equiped vans. Passenger cars need to avoid parking on either side of these hashed areas.

Handicapped only parking signs, and possession of handicapped parking permits DO NOT give cars permission to park in these areas. Schenectady seems to have an abundance of infirmed G.E. middle management retires who feel entitled to flout this law. I empathize with their deconditioned state. However, they have no claim on these spaces.

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