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Nearly $12,000 in contributions to Hull campaign just before election

In the seven days leading up to the Schenectady mayoral election on Nov. 8, Hull and his party received $11,893 in reported contributions, compared to no contributions during the same time period reported for Acting Mayor Gary McCarthy, the Democratic candidate.

Three local state senators score high on job creation

Three Capital Region state senators tied with the top scores as job creators in the state, according to the Business Council of New York State.

A Saratoga victory song

Singing in victory

A trick of our trade

Variations of the lede.

Politicians using social media in campaigns

In recent years, politicians have begun using Facebook by creating candidate pages, inviting people to events and encouraging constituents to "like" them.

Gov. Cuomo backs McCarthy for Schenectady mayor

Governor Andrew Cuomo says Acting Mayor Gary McCarthy has proven his comeptence and willingness to make the tough calls.

Hull picks up a green endorsement

The group poured $50,000 into the last mayoral campaign, but this time may not put up any money.

How putting up lawn signs is like the ballet

A healthy crop of lawn signs has sprouted in Ballston.

Protecting upstate

State Sen. Roy McDonald has three words of advice for whoever draws up the district lines for the makeup of the state Legislature - "upstate, upstate, upstate."

Bills that Cuomo liked and disliked

Money is too tight to forgive the mistake the Schenectady City School District made years ago, Gov. Cuomo said in a veto message that will cost the school district $1.3 million.

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