Get more involved in local community

first_imgBellevue Preservation Inc. has been, over the years, a place that residents can go to meet their neighbors.One of the important aspects in living in a city is that even if you live alone, you don’t need to be alone.Chances are it would be fun to meet someone else that shares the same values somewhere in Bellevue. It’s fun to meet with people that share the same streets and parks. You can also learn about the structure of government and meet public officials, conveying your thoughts directly. Bellevue and Schenectady are places rich in history. You can aid in recording and sharing that history with your neighbors and those you care for.We often have speakers offering services to solve the challenges of urban living. One such organization is Schenectady Neighborhood Watch. Once, a storm brought tornadoes to Bellevue; the “Watch” was there to assist the trained first responders. Soon, power was restored, downed trees removed and life got back to normal. Neighbors liked having SNW members from all over the city coming here to help.You can find Schenectady Neighborhood Watch on the Schenectady city website or Facebook. It would be in your best interest to join both organizations today; I look forward to meeting you.Ray FaughtSchenectadyThe writer is president of the Bellevue Preservation Inc. amd captain of the Bellevue Neighborhood Watch.More from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationSchenectady NAACP calls for school layoff freeze, reinstatement of positionsSchenectady’s Lucas Rodriguez forging his own path in dance, theater, musicSchenectady department heads: Budget cutbacks would further stress already-stretched departmentsTroopers: Schenectady pair possessed heroin, crack cocaine in Orange County Thruway stop Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinionlast_img

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