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For Nancy, grocery shopping is all about research.

At 71, she is a Slingerlands resident who receives benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called food stamps. To make the most of the $74 she gets monthly, she reads three circulars to find the best prices.

The cuts in food stamps have left local charities scrambling and some of our neighbors are hungry. We need to give what we can until the government realizes the cuts are poor economy.

Kenneth Crawford and his grandson, Corbin Repscher, work the hayfields surrounding their Long Road farm, where Crawford has spent most of his life doing what he loves.

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