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Old 02-28-2012, 07:02 AM
 
Location: Schenectady, NY...for now
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Might be getting on with the railroad out there. Just wondering what its like.
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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It's small. My dad was just there today to do computer work at some company out that way. If you're in Schenectady, why don't you just drive a few minutes and check it out?
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Old 02-28-2012, 02:50 PM
 
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It's in the town of Bethlehem, but is in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk SD.
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Old 02-28-2012, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Albany, NY
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It is small, semi-rural, along the Hudson. Parts of it - especially with Hudson views, are very pricey, but much of it is not. There is not much in the way of stores or entertainment, but it is only about 15-20 minutes to Albany along the Thruway. It is very safe, but you need a car to get around.
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:43 PM
 
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It's in the town of Bethlehem, but is in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk SD.
Some places in the Selkirk zip code are in the Bethlehem School District. It depends.

Anyway Selkirk is a bit "out there" for my tastes, but some people like that sort of thing.
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Old 03-04-2012, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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Selkirk is a bit "out there" for my tastes
I feel the same way. I'm a 19 year old male and the thought of living in Selkirk doesn't sound all that great to me.
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Old 03-10-2012, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Schenectady, NY...for now
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I am a 30 year old father of two. Out of the way and safe are my cup of tea.
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Old 03-10-2012, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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I am a 30 year old father of two. Out of the way and safe are my cup of tea.
I don't really know if there is too much for kids to do out that way unless they're into the outdoors.
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Old 03-10-2012, 01:44 PM
 
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I am a 30 year old father of two. Out of the way and safe are my cup of tea.
True but in the Albany area there are plenty of places a bit closer to civilization that are perfectly safe communities -- Guilderland, Colonie, Delmar/Slingerlands, Niskayuna, Rotterdam are all nice places to live. You don't have to be in the middle of nowhere to be safe.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:43 PM
 
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I'd recommend Bethlehem--its attached to Selkirk and is much closer to town yet feels completely rural. You might also like Voorheesville
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