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In Syracuse, NY, why do we accept mediocrity?

It took way too long for a frustrating, often dangerous traffic situation in Syracuse, NY, to be remedied. What did it take? Two e-mail exchanges, three years apart. How the solution┬ácame about is┬ánot as important as what the long-standing problem … Continue reading

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Hidden-camera test of kindness: Good idea, but unfair prank

Yesterday morning I learned of a new video that’s making the rounds on social media, a hidden-camera exercise comparing people’s reactions to two individuals on crutches who “fall” on a city street. Of course I watched it, thinking that I’d … Continue reading

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