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Schenectady County Legislature and Sheriff Announce New County-Wide Drug Unit toAddress Growing Heroin Epidemic
Sheriff Dominic Dagostino joined with Schenectady County Legislature Chair Anthony Jasenski and members of the Legislature and law enforcement community to announce a new County-wide Drug Unit to address the growing heroin epidemic that is impacting our community
Posted on: September 30, 2015

SCCC Wins Federal Grant to Support Healthcare Job Training
Dr. Steady H. Moono, President of Schenectady County Community College, has joined with Schenectady County leaders to announce that SCCC has received one of the largest awards in the College’s 46-year history by securing a $3 million healthcare job training grant that is renewable for five years, bringing the total award to $15 million. The funding was announced today by Senator Charles Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Paul Tonko.
Posted on: September 29, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature Announces Dates for Public Hearing and Special Meetings to Review the 2016 Budget.
The Schenectady County Legislature has announced dates for special meetings of the Committee on Ways and Means to review the proposed 2016 Program Budget and the proposed 2016-2021 Capital Improvement Program.
Posted on: September 27, 2015

Schenectady County Announces Bands Competing in the 2015 Schenectady County Battle of the Bands this Saturday, September 26th
On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Schenectady County will host one of the biggest nights of live, local music in Downtown Schenectady at Schenectady County’s Battle of the Bands.
Posted on: September 22, 2015

Schenectady County to Distribute Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Coupons at the Downtown Schenectady Farmers’ Market
Schenectady County 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 this Thursday, September 24, 2015 between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm.
Posted on: September 21, 2015

Governor Announces Two New SCCC Sponsored Businesses for Start-Up NY Program
Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the addition of two new Schenectady County Community College (SCCC) sponsored businesses for the Start-Up New York program.
Posted on: September 17, 2015

Schenectady County Seeks Public Input on Hazard Mitigation Plan
Posted on: September 11, 2015

Schenectady County Brings Battle of the Bands Back to Downtown Schenectady
On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Schenectady County will host one of the biggest nights of live, local music in Downtown Schenectady at Schenectady County’s Battle of the Bands.
Posted on: September 10, 2015

Schenectady County Public Health Services has LIFTED the Boil Water Order for a small portion of Niskayuna
The Schenectady County Department of Environmental Health has LIFTED the BOIL WATER ORDER for portions of the Town of Niskayuna as a precautionary measure in response to a water main break.

House #s 2680 thru 2812 Rosendale Road
House #s 2824 thru 2992 on River Road
All houses on Covington Court
All houses on Agostino Ave.
All houses on Deanna Court
All houses on Partridge Run
All houses on Whitmyer Drive
All houses on Lock 7 Road
Posted on: September 08, 2015

Route 5S Bike Trail Crossing Improvements in Rotterdam to Begin August 10th
Schenectady County officials have announced that construction on the NYS Route 5S bike trail crossing in Rotterdam is scheduled to begin the week of August 10, 2015. The project’s goal is to improve safety when trail users cross Route 5S on the Mohawk Hudson Bike Trail. Construction is anticipated to take several weeks and no closings of the trail are expected.
Posted on: August 06, 2015

Public Hearing on the Adoption of SCCC Operating Budget to be Held Monday, August 3rd
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Schenectady County Legislature will meet in the Legislative Chambers in the County Office Building, Schenectady, New York on the 3th day of August, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of hearing all interested persons on the question of adoption of the following budget for the Schenectady County Community College for the period commencing September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016.
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Schenectady County Offers Important Tips to Residents During Days of High Heat
Schenectady County is warning County residents to take precautions during the coming days of high temperatures. Temperatures are expected into the 90’s this week.
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Schenectady County Announces Return of Family Movie Nights
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 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 Big Hero 6.
Posted on: July 27, 2015

Schenectady County Breaks Ground on New Phyllis Bornt Branch Library and Family Literacy Center
Schenectady County officials were joined today by members of the Schenectady County Public Library Board of Trustees and members of the community for a ground breaking ceremony starting the construction of the 4,950 sq. ft. Phyllis Bornt Library Branch and Family Literacy Center.
Posted on: June 25, 2015

Schenectady County Celebrates the Official Unveiling of the New Library Plaza and Re-Dedication of Library Sculpture
Schenectady County officials were joined today by Schenectady County Public Library Board of Trustees President Cheryl Cufari, members of the Library Board, and community members to officially unveil the newly renovated Library Plaza and re-dedicate the Sculpture “Ishmael” at the Central Library Branch.
Posted on: June 09, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature Accepts Funding from Schenectady Foundation and The Chamber of Schenectady in Support of Summer Youth Jobs Program
The Schenectady County Legislature has voted to accept funding from the Schenectady Foundation and The Chamber of Schenectady in support of the 2015 Schenectady County Summer Youth Employment Program. The program, which runs from July through August, provides youth ages 14-21 from throughout Schenectady County a unique opportunity to gain meaningful on-the-job training at a variety of local business and government agencies.
Posted on: May 26, 2015

Schenectady County Community College Announces Dr. Steady Moono as Next President
The Schenectady County Community College Board of Trustees announced today Dr. Steady Moono will be the College’s next president. Dr. Moono was officially appointed by the State University of New York Board of Trustees today at its meeting in Albany.
Posted on: May 06, 2015

Schenectady County Announces Family Dollar to be Built on Site with New Library Branch/Literacy Center
Schenectady County Leaders have announced that Family Dollar will build a new 8,300 square foot store at 954 State Street in Schenectady next to the site where the County will build a new 4,800 square foot branch library and literacy Center. The two projects are being built on a former vacant lot that was purchased by the County. The new facilities will be a boost to neighborhood revitalization efforts in the Hamilton Hill and Vale neighborhoods in Schenectady.
Posted on: May 04, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature Announces Selection of Recipients for the 2015 County Initiative Grants Program
The Schenectady County Legislature has announced the list of local community organizations that will receive grant awards through the 2015/2016 County Initiative Program (CIP). The program uses dedicated funds from the County’s Hotel/Motel Bed Tax to support projects that promote the performing, visual and literary arts and historic preservation within Schenectady County. The County Legislature adopted a resolution awarding grants totaling $36,000 to 32 community organizations.
Posted on: May 04, 2015

Automated Dynamics to Expand in Schenectady County
Empire State Development (ESD) has announced that Automated Dynamics, a high-tech manufacturer of composite structures, will expand in New York State with a new, custom-built 30,000 square foot building at the Niskayuna Commerce Park in Schenectady County. The $3.5 million investment will create 20 new manufacturing jobs and retain 30 existing jobs. Automated Dynamics has outgrown its current manufacturing facility on Nott Street in Schenectady and the facility was outdated.  The company considered numerous locations including other states before selecting the Niskayuna Commerce Park for this new investment.
Posted on: April 22, 2015
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