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Shooting aftermath: Revive plan to make a safe Schenectady safer

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
Is Schenectady safe? How often have you heard that question or perhaps even thought about that for yourself?

Congress failed to protect U.S. businesses on foreign trade

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
What would you do if your decision could help retain thousands of American jobs, keep American businesses from relocating to foreign countries, and would level the playing field for U.S. companies to fairly compete in international markets?

We should temper business optimism with prudence

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
It’s safe to say Schenectady is having no problem at all when it comes to economic development in its downtown improvement district. But proceed with caution. Nothing lasts forever, and things can change in an instance.

Shooting aftermath: Victims are unwitting martyrs to pro-gun ‘cause’

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
Jillian Johnson, 33, was not a native of Lafayette, La., “but was as big a champion of the region as anyone,” reported The New York Times.

True Americans respect rights

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
Sporting goods store owner who won't sell guns to Muslims is no patriot

Get moving on Rotterdam sewers

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
Town has to get moving on sewer to take advantage of road repairs

Mark Shields: Above all, Americans want their presidents to be likable

Friday, July 31, 2015
"I don't care how great your ideas are or how well you can articulate them. People must like you before they will vote for you."

Convention needed to end rotating judges

Friday, July 31, 2015
*Convention needed to end rotating judges
*History repeats itself in Iran appeasement
*No need for 80-foot sign in front of casino
*Riding center in need of volunteers, money

Today's rally a positive step toward addressing violence

Friday, July 31, 2015
Hamilton Hill residents vow to take back their neighborhood following shootings

E.J. Dionne: Candidates face polarized, yet ambivalent, electorate

Thursday, July 30, 2015
So accustomed are we to highlighting the polarized nature of our politics that we often forget how many Americans decline to be painted in bright reds or bright blues

No reason to tinker with “Mockingbird”

Thursday, July 30, 2015
*No reason to tinker with “Mockingbird”
*Truck stop a tragedy waiting to happen
*Not impressed with track ‘improvements’
*Group excited about High Rock parcel RFP
*No bridge means no need to drive on road

Rule requires more notice on sewer spills

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Amsterdam spill an example of why more notification is needed; Comment to DEC by Friday

Susan Estrich: Planned Parenthood is not the monster pro-life crowd wants you to believe it is

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
No one has a late-term abortion because she’s changed her mind about having a baby.

Froma Harrop: It’s time to get government out of marriage altogether

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states must recognize same-sex marriages, dissenting Chief Justice John Roberts wondered whether polygamy will be next

Kudos to Spa board for High Rock effort

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
*Kudos to Spa board for High Rock effort
*Owner had no permit to repair parking area
*Open Ballston Lake or pay for own sewer
*No need to identify casino with large sign
*What is the purpose of charging escapee?

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