Schenectady mayoral candidates remained civil, laid off teachers could be getting their jobs back, a woman is accused of stealing half a million from a blind woman

Growth in sales tax, business tax and income tax is lagging -- and the state comptroller warning of possible shortfalls. [TU]

The Schenectady candidates for mayor talked about city finances, dealing with distressed properties and abuses of power. The debate was surprisingly civil. [YNN] [TU] [Daily Gazette]

The Troy mayor race is still neck and neck. [Troy Record]

A federal bill would return about 7,500 teachers to their jobs, including many locally. [Troy Record]

A woman is accused of stealing more than $500,000 from a blind woman who was in her care in Wilton. It was all the money the elderly woman had. [TU] [YNN] [Daily Gazette]

A Schenectady teen has been to jail five times since July. [Daily Gazette]

Meals on Wheels has been restored to Schenectady County residents in the latest version of the budget. [Daily Gazette] [YNN]

There are about 1,500 fewer local job postings than there were at this time last year. [Fox23]

A paraplegic woman who had half her body cut off to save her life recounted her experiences. [TU]

Jimmy's Lunch in Troy has been around for 40 years. [YNN]

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