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Caution: Being a dunce could cause a death

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So far this year, from Jan. 1 to Sept. 30, Guilderland Police report, four pedestrians have been hit in town. That’s four too many.

Birds sing. Crickets sing. But people are the only creatures that make music with words. What a wonderful human endeavor it is to come together and sing, or to listen to others sing.

Sow seeds now for smart growth later

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“More houses on the horizon” blared the headline last week on our front-page story — dateline: New Scotland.

Shackled with debt, we still must help the vulnerable

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“A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members,” said Mahatma Ghandi.

The same could be said of a county.