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Storm clouds lifting in Schenectady

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It would probably be premature for anyone in Schenectady to break into a chorus of “Happy days are here again,” but the financial news from City Hall was undeniably better than expected last week, almost good, in fact. We have to admit to being surprised and impressed by Mayor Gary McCarthy’s ability to straighten out the city’s fortunes to the degree they appear to have been straightened out, though luck and some one-shot revenue sources ...

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May 23, 2013
8:46 a.m.

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You're too easily impressed. Things are so bad the City has to borrow $3 million to knock down all the abandoned homes. The State Comptroller and Moody's are not so easily fooled. Guess if you fire the truth tellers in Finance things can appear better.

May 23, 2013
7:21 p.m.

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Does this mean they'll be fixing the roads or drainage systems?