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Aqueduct Road to Close Saturday Morning for Schenectady County Pedal-Paddle-Run
Traffic patterns in the Town of Niskayuna and the City of Schenectady will be altered on Saturday, May 2nd for the 5th Annual Pedal-Paddle-Run Triathlon. Aqueduct Road in Niskayuna and Van Vranken Avenue (from Hillside Avenue to Anthony Street) in the City will be closed to traffic during the race beginning at 7:45am until the end of the race at approximately 10:30am.
Posted on: April 30, 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 Automated Dynamics has outgrown its current manufacturing facility on Nott Street in Schenectady and the facility was outdated.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

Still Time to Register for Schenectady County Pedal-Paddle-Run Family Triathlon on Saturday, May 2nd
Schenectady County is proud to announce that the Annual Schenectady County Pedal-Paddle-Run Triathlon is back for 2015 at a new location along the Mohawk. The event will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Aqueduct Park in Niskayuna.
Posted on: April 22, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature to Hold Special Meeting
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Subdivision three of section 2.03 of Article II of the Administrative Code of the County of Schenectady, there is hereby called a Special Meeting of the County Legislature by the Clerk thereof, at the direction of Chair Anthony Jasenski, Sr.
Posted on: April 21, 2015

Schenectady County to Host Public Meeting to Discuss Bike Trail Project
Schenectady County will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 to discuss the proposed riverside bike trail through the Mohawk Harbor site in the City of Schenectady. The meeting will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Schenectady County Library’s McChesney Room, 99 Clinton Street in downtown Schenectady.
Posted on: April 21, 2015

Capital Region Land Bank Issues Bid to Renovate and Demolish 17 Properties
The Capital Region Land Bank has issued a bid for 17 blighted properties in Schenectady and Montgomery County with nine buildings slated for demo, while eight others will be prepped for resale and renovation. The Land Bank continues to assist with neighborhood revitalization efforts in both Schenectady and Amsterdam. The goal is to improve neighborhoods by removing blighted properties that are beyond repair while renovating and repairing others.
Posted on: April 16, 2015

Institute for Clinical Pharmacodynamics to Open Capital Region Office in Schenectady County
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority and the Schenectady County Unified Economic Development Team announced today that the Institute for Clinical Pharmacodynamics, Inc. (ICPD) will move its Capital Region office to 242 Broadway in downtown Schenectady. The company is currently located in Latham, NY and also has an office in Buffalo, NY.
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Schenectady County Announces 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Program
The Schenectady County Legislature today announced the 2015 Schenectady County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program. The program allows County residents to bring unwanted hazardous chemicals from around their homes to the Schenectady County Yard Waste Composting Facility and Resident Recycling Center at 24 Hetcheltown Rd. or the Schenectady County Public Works Facility at 100 Keller Ave., for safe and environmentally sound disposal.
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Assistance Available for those Impacted by Jay Street Fire
If you have been impacted by the fire that occurred on the morning of Friday, March 6, please be advised that assistance is available at the Schenectady County Human Services Building at 797 Broadway, Schenectady, NY during business hours or call 382-0383 after hours.
Posted on: March 06, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature’s Committee on Intergovernmental Cooperation Convened a Community Meeting on Shared Services and Government Efficiency
The Schenectady County Legislature’s Committee on Intergovernmental Cooperation hosted a community meeting on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 to discuss the New York State Property Tax Credit Freeze Credit and begin a dialog with Schenectady County local municipalities regarding new ways to work together to share services and operate more efficiently.
Posted on: February 11, 2015

Schenectady County Offers Important Tips for Residents During Extreme Cold Temperatures
Schenectady County is warning Schenectady County residents to take precautions during the coming days of artic-like temperatures and oppressive wind chills. The Schenectady County Office of Emergency Management urges county residents to follow these safety tips to protect themselves, their families and their loved ones from freezing conditions.
Posted on: February 11, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature Appoints Richard Ruzzo to Vacant Seat on Legislature
The Schenectady County Legislature tonight voted unanimously to appoint Richard W. Ruzzo to fill the legislature vacancy created by the recent resignation of Robert Hoffman upon his election as City of Schenectady Court Justice.
Posted on: February 10, 2015

U.S. Senators Schumer and Gillibrand Have Announced that Stratton Air National Guard will Keep Two Crucial C-130 Aircraft
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Stratton Air National Guard Base in Schenectady will keep two C-130 “wheelbird” aircraft that had been scheduled to be moved elsewhere. These aircraft are particularly important because they support the National Guard when the ski-equipped aircraft are conducting a polar mission.
Posted on: February 09, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature and Capital Region Land Bank Fight Blight in Rotterdam
The Schenectady County Legislature last night unanimously moved out of committee a resolution that will transfer three blighted properties located in the Town of Rotterdam to Schenectady’s Land Bank so that they can be demolished or rehabilitated.
Posted on: February 05, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature to Vote on Resolution Adding New Sidewalks on Alplaus Avenue Bridge
The Schenectady County Legislature moved a resolution to a vote at Tuesday's Legislature Committee meeting to accept a supplemental agreement with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) for an additional sidewalk on the Alplaus Avenue Bridge.
Posted on: February 04, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature to hold Legislative Caucus on February 10th to Fill Member Vacancy
THERE SHALL BE a Caucus of the Schenectady County Legislature on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 6:30 p.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, for the purpose of filling a legislative vacancy created by the resignation of Legislator Robert Hoffman effective December 31, 2014.
Posted on: February 02, 2015

Von Roll USA to Invest $21 Million at Schenectady County Manufacturing Plant
Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that Von Roll USA, Inc., a global market leader for insulation products, systems and services, will invest $21 million to expand operations at its Schenectady County manufacturing plant, retaining 155 jobs and creating 18 new jobs. Von Roll will expand operations in New York State as it consolidates work from its facility in New Jersey, and modernizes and improves its manufacturing operations.
Posted on: January 20, 2015

Schenectady County Now Accepting Applications for 2015-2016 County Initiative Grant Program Funding
Anthony Jasenski, Chairman of the Schenectady County Legislature, is pleased to announce the continuation of the County Initiative Arts Grant Program (CIP) for 2015-2016. Dedicated art and tourism funds will be distributed to local organizations in support of activities in historic preservation and the performing, visual, and literary arts.
Posted on: January 13, 2015

Schenectady County Human Rights Commission's Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition Hosts Annual King Day Celebration
On Sunday, January 18, 2015, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition of the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a community rally followed by a special program, “Remember! Celebrate! Act! Share The Dream.” The featured keynote speaker for this important celebration is Rev. Horace Sanders, Pastor of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. The program will also feature music from The King Choir, which includes singers from throughout Schenectady County.
Posted on: January 12, 2015

Atlantic Development Plans $6 million Retail Project at State and Brandywine in Schenectady
Schenectady officials have announced that Atlantic Development based in Hingham, Massachusetts has optioned a three-acre site at the corner of State Street and Brandywine Avenue in the City of Schenectady and plans to develop the site for retail uses. The company plans to invest more than $6 million in the new project.
Posted on: January 09, 2015
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