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We all live in the same world but think and feel in different ones, as Walter Lippmann observed when he launched the modern use of "stereotype." We must resist the urge to simplify by categorizing others, and see instead in three-dimensional shades of gray.

Nurturing people and plants takes time and love, not money. The essence of home can be found in the low-income housing complex often overlooked in the village.

The worth of an education cannot be measured in test scores; rather, its value becomes apparent as life unfolds. Schools must be careful not to cut or curb what most ignites students' passions.

Bryan Best, who is running for Guilderland’s receiver of taxes on the Republican line, also wants to secure the Independence Party line and, along with his fellow Republicans, has launched a write-in campaign for Tuesday’s primary.

We have no problem with that. It’s always good to give voters a choice.

Voorheesville's mayor and village board plans to replace the Voorheesville Area Ambulance Service with re-trained volunteer firefighters. The retaliatory move would undermine the service without ensuring a viable replacement.

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