How the state handles sexual harassment complaints, homeless in Saratoga Springs, hiking Troy's emerald necklace

How the state handles sexual harassment complaints
Brendan Lyons looks at how the state has handled harassment complaints against a high-level agency executive at multiple stops in the bureaucracy, which a former affirmative action officer said points to a pattern of protecting appointees by moving them around. [TU]

Homeless in Saratoga Springs
Ann Friedman talks with a group of homeless people living in camps in Saratoga Springs about their daily lives and what they say is a lack of services in county services. [Daily Gazette]

Replacing Schneiderman
+ There are 16 people in the pool for consideration to finish out the term of former state attorney general Eric Schneiderman. [Politico NY]
+ Andrew Cuomo says he'll meet with candidates for the fall AG election and may endorse someone (or not). [TU]

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Sliver found guilty -- again
From Friday: A jury found Sheldon Silver guilty again in his re-trial on federal corruption charges. [NYT]

Cole sentenced
From Friday: John Cole was sentenced to seven years in prison for his conviction on charges related to a 2017 crash in Halfmoon that left one of his passengers paralyzed. Cole is appealing the conviction, a move criticized at the sentencing by the passenger's family. [Daily Gazette] [TU]

Albany shooting
Albany police say a 19-year-old was shot Saturday night on Clinton Ave in West Hill. APD says the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. It's asking anyone with info to call. [APD]

Opioids
A look at the plan for what's described as Albany's first "recovery community center" to support people in longterm recovery from drug addiction. [TU]

19th Congressional District
A profile of Antonio Delgado -- an attorney and Schenectady native -- who's one of seven Democratic candidates vying for the chance to take on John Faso in the general election. [TU]

Tedisco challengers
Short profiles of two Democrats in the pool to potentially challenge Jim Tedisco for the 49th state Senate District. [TU]

Albany County Legislature modernization
A look at the plan to make Albany County Legislature bills and votes accessible online. [TU]

School budgets
+ A handful of regional school districts are budgeting for new positions for police officers in schools. [Daily Gazette]
+ Charting the upward swing in compensation for school district administrators. [Daily Gazette]

Troy's emerald necklace
Chris Churchill and Duncan Crary hike Troy's "emerald necklace" -- and lament that the city sold off a key piece of it for just $1000. [TU]

Clifton Park town center
Clifton Park leaders are looking to the next phase of planning for creating a walkable downtown area of the town. [Daily Gazette]

Dairy farms
Small dairy farmers in New York are fighting falling milk prices and the emotional toll of seeing their way of life slip away. [TU]

Closing up shop
The owner of Stark's Auto in Saratoga Springs, on closing the business after six decades: "The city has changed a lot ... We deal with cars that are at least five or 10 years old. It's a much more upscale community now. The people whose cars we work on usually don't live in the community anymore." [TU]

Lionheart re-open
The Lionheart in Albany has re-opened under its former owner. [Biz Review]

UAlbany lacrosse
The UAlbany men's lacrosse team won its first round NCAA tournament game against Richmond 18-9. [TU]

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