“Take proper steps to protect yourself
This is in response to Mr. Palmeri’s April 25 letter, (“Raising white flag to avoid being shot,”) outside the cities in the hill towns and mountains, there are only two things that bang on your doors and make noise in the middle of the night: critters and thieves.
You should take your white flag, attach it to your antenna, open your hood and turn on your four-way flashers to let other drivers know you need help. Don’t make two mistakes.
Stay by your vehicle. Use your head, don’t be a teenager.
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Ottendorf, Terry. Schenectady Daily Gazette 2 May 2023.