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I just wanted to make a comment in regards to the first statements made in this story. The reason she was brought to court in shackles was due to the fact that she had previous warrants for her arrest in regards to a felony not related to this issue. The town of Greece does have the second-largest group of subsidized housing in Monroe County. It also considered one of the largest towns in terms of population in the state of New York. I think that when you choose to write an article, you should do your best to include all the facts.

Mike Sullivan

Greece, NY

Apr 13 2009 - 1:07pm

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While I cannot fault Yolanda Miranda for wanting what's best for her child, I don't see what race has to do with this. There is a reason for residency requirements. Suburbs tend to have few businesses, and narrow tax bases. This often results in residents paying substantially higher property taxes than their urban counterparts. Is it fair to ask local residents to shoulder the burden of non-residents? I certainly don't think so.

Steven Kalka

East Rockaway, NY

Mar 31 2009 - 11:52am

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I wonder if Susan would have bothered writing this article if the same situation had happened to a non-minority. What makes her think it's racism JUST because the woman was Greek?

Is the Law the Law only when minorities are not involved? Frankly I see nothing in the situation to indicate racism, and I even sympathize with the woman since she's obviously trying to do better for her children than what the State provides.

But racism? Please.

Keep the fires fanned, Susan.

Charles Thornton

Reisterstown, , MD

Mar 27 2009 - 6:31am

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