Of course – not all jobs are this sweet – but how cool is it to just drive a hi-rail truck along the Hudson Line doing track patrol….
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Jay Gelfond and Peter Nystrom Debate: Intermodal Transportation Center The candidates for next weeks special Norwich City Council election differed the most on budget priorities during a forum Wednesday night. Veteran Republican Peter Nystrom and unaffiliated political novice Jay Gelfond were hosted at the Salvation Army building by the NAACP and Norwich Bully-Busters, the first and possibly last meeting before Tuesdays election. Most questions related to the budget, education funding and economic development. City Manager Alan Bergrens proposal to flat-fund the Board of Education next year was the source of first disagreement. I am definitely totally against flat funding, Gelfond said, saying he would see where else in the budget they could find money to support the boards increase. Nystrom said he would ask Norwich Free Academy to reconsider the 2.5 percent tuition increase it passed in the winter. Nystrom said his main concern is city jobs and taxes. Going door-to-door, people are very concerned about the mill rate, he said. Nystrom said the councils primary objective this year is averting as many layoffs as possible. Gelfond, whose background includes real estate appraisal, said encouraging home ownership is a key to expanding economic development. He said there is a need to have business in the downtown to counter a large number of social service operations, such as the homeless shelter and the soup kitchen. He said parking must be improved downtown to attract …
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