Having a police dog sniff student lockers for drugs or having police watch inside the school through cameras undermines the trust that is critical to student learning and well-being.
Voters need to be skeptical when they look at political propoganda to cut through the spin and get to the truth.
Clearly defined choices are the heart of America's democracy. The heart is what pumps the life blood into the body politic.
A varsity coach says he doesn't know why he is being fired; some parents and players say he favors stars. A frank and open discussion on the role of a coach is called for.
A courageous citizen was criticized when she spoke out after the fire district held a vote on a $3.9 million project that wasn't publicized as the law requires. A re-vote should be held.
Two citizens have devoted themselves to keeping Guilderland's water clean, seeing that toxins buried by the Army in town are contained. Others should join them in the work ahead, drafting a regional plan to protect the reservoir.
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