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Schenectady County Board of Elections Reminds Voters of Registration Deadline for November Election
Schenectady County Board of Elections would like to remind voters of important dates regarding voter registration and absentee voting for the upcoming November 8, 2016 General Election.
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Senators Schumer and Gillibrand Have Announced More Than $427,000 in Federal Fundign for Schenectady County Airport
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $427,500 in federal funding for the second part of a two-phase project at the Schenectady County Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and will allow the airport to install a 5,200 foot wildlife perimeter fence in order to protect the airport from unauthorized and inadvertent entry as well as potential wildlife hazards.
Posted on: September 13, 2016

Florida-based American Medical Depot to Lease 62,500 Square Feet at Rotterdam Corporate Park
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority and the Galesi Group today announced that American Medical Depot, a Florida-based distribution and supply chain management company that leverages technology to manage multi-disciplinary supply chains, will lease 62,500 square feet of space at the Rotterdam Corporate Park in Schenectady County, New York. This expansion continues to build the company’s brand presence in the medical supply distribution industry and allows American Medical Depot to scale in response to increasing customer demand.
Posted on: September 12, 2016

The Demolition of Former Curry Road Plaze is Completed and Construction has Begun on New $20million Residences at Vista Square
Schenectady County and Richbell Capital joined with the Town of Rotterdam and community leaders for the demolition of the former Curry Road Plaza and a groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction for the new $20 million Residences at Vista Square.
Posted on: September 08, 2016

Senators Schumer and Gilibrand Announce $2.3 Million in Federal Funding for Schenectady County Airport
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $2,336,291 in federal funding for Schenectady County Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Specifically, the funding will be used to install new airfield guidance signs, rehabilitate an aging runway and replace critical runway lighting.
Posted on: August 25, 2016

The Next Schenectady County Family Movie Night is this Friday, August 26th at Music Haven in Schenectady's Central Park
Schenectady County is proud to announce the return of Schenectady County Family Movie Nights. These FREE family entertainment events will be brought to communities around Schenectady County Friday nights this summer. The next showing will be Friday, August 26th at Music Haven in Schenectady's Central Park.  The fun starts each night at 7:00pm with entertainment and activities by Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady and the Scotia-Glenville Children’s Traveling Museum, followed by outdoor screenings of Academy Award Winner, Disney’s Inside Out.
Posted on: August 14, 2016

Dumbstruck Coming to Schenectady County to Partner with SCCC and the New York BizLab
Schenectady County officials today joined with SCCC, Metroplex and the New York BizLab to announce that Dumbstruck, Inc. has been approved by the START-UP NY program and will lease space at the New York BizLab at 251 State Street in downtown Schenectady.
Posted on: August 10, 2016

Schenectady County Announces Return of Family Movie Nights on Fridays this Summer
Schenectady County is proud to announce the return of Schenectady County Family Movie Nights. These FREE family entertainment events will be brought to communities around Schenectady County Friday nights this summer. The fun starts each night at 7:00pm with entertainment and activities by Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady and the Scotia-Glenville Children’s Traveling Museum, followed by outdoor screenings of Academy Award Winner, Disney’s Inside Out.
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Schenectady County Partners with Mad Jack and Wolf Hollow Brewing Companies to Create Special SummerNight Ale
Schenectady County is proud to announce that Schenectady County’s finest brewers Mad Jack Brewing Company and Wolf Hollow Brewing Company have teamed up to create a special SummerNight Ale for Schenectady County’s SummerNight 2016. This light and summery Belgian Pale Ale has tropical and citrus notes from Calypso and Cascade hops, which are complemented by the light spiciness of the Belgian yeast - a refreshing brew, perfect for a SummerNight.
Posted on: July 07, 2016

Farmers Market Nutrition Coupons for Senior Residents Distributed at the Schenectady County Farmers’ Markets
Anthony Jasenski, Chairman of the Schenectady County Legislature, has announced that the Schenectady County will be distributing Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) coupons at the Downtown Schenectady Farmers’ Market around City Hall on Thursdays and the St. Luke’s Farmers’ Market on Tuesdays.
Posted on: July 05, 2016

Town of Niskayuna Wins 2016 Schenectady County Best Tasting Drinking Water Competition
Congratulations to the Town of Niskayuna for winning the 2016 Best Tasting Drinking Water in Schenectady County competition, dethroning last year’s winner the City of Schenectady. Niskayuna previously won the title in 2012 and 2013 and went on to win the State-wide crown in 2012.
Posted on: June 30, 2016

Schenectady County Legislature Approves Upgrades to Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail
The Schenectady County Legislature approved two upgrades to the Rotterdam section of the popular Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail during their June 14, 2016 meeting.
Posted on: June 15, 2016

Hillside View Development Gets State Approval, $19.4 Million Investment in Hamilton Hill Neighborhood
Schenectady County officials and The Community Builders, Inc. have announce that the $19.4 million Hillside View Project has been approved for funding by New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR).
Posted on: June 14, 2016

Schenectady County Legislature to Hold Special Meeting on Sunday, June 12th at 7PM
THERE SHALL BE a Special Meeting of the Schenectady County Legislature on Sunday, June 12 at 7:00p.m. by the call of Chair Anthony Jasenski, Sr. to be held in the Chambers of the Schenectady County Legislature located at 620 State Street, Schenectady, New York, 6th Floor.
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Assemblyman Santabarbara Announced $600,000 Grant to Schenectady County for Safety and Recreational Enhancements at Plotter Kill Preserve
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has announced state funding he secured to provide enhanced safety and recreational improvements at the Plotter Kill Preserve in Rotterdam, a Schenectady County park that has grown in popularity in recent years.
Posted on: May 20, 2016

Grammy Nominated Gin Blossoms to Headline Schenectady County SummerNight 2016
The Schenectady County Legislature proudly announces Grammy Nominated 90’s band the Gin Blossoms will headline Schenectady County SummerNight 2016. This FREE summer family-friendly block party, presented by Rivers Casino & Resort, Times Union, and Saratoga Eagle, will be held on Friday July 15, from 5:00pm until 10:00pm in Downtown Schenectady (on State Street between Broadway and Barrett Street and on the Jay Street Pedestrian Mall) – right in the heart of the city’s revitalized and exciting downtown.
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Attorny General Offers Assistance For Individuals And Families Seeking Substance Abuse And Mental Health Treatment
In order to help protect the rights of patients, Attorney General Schneiderman today issued an alert encouraging those seeking treatment or facing barriers with their health insurer to call his office’s Health Care Helpline at 1-800-428-9071.
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Schenectady County Joined with NYS Homes and Community Renewal for the Groundbreaking of $18 Million Joe Allen Apartments Affordable Housing Development
Schenectady County officials joined with New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) Commissioner James S. Rubin to announce the start of construction for the Joseph L. Allen Apartments, a new $17.9 million New York State funded 51-unit affordable and supportive housing development in Schenectady’s Hamilton Hill neighborhood.
Posted on: May 05, 2016

Schenectady County Pedal-Paddle-Run Triathlon is Saturday! Traffic Patterns in Niskayuna and Schenectady to be Altered
On Saturday, May 7, 2016, Schenectady County will host the Sixth Annual Pedal-Paddle-Run Triathlon. The event will start and end at Aqueduct Park in the Town of Niskayuna and begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. Participants will Run and Bike on Aqueduct Road/Van Vranken Avenue and the Mohawk-Hudson Bike Path and Paddle on the Mohawk River.
Posted on: May 04, 2016

Capital Region Land Bank Boosts Rotterdam Junction
The Capital Region Land Bank today announced the sale of a vacant lot at 8 Isabella Street in Rotterdam Junction, where the Land Bank demolished a home damaged beyond repair by tropical storms in 2011.
Posted on: May 04, 2016
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