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The Next Schenectady County Family Movie Night is this Friday, July 29th at Freedom Park in Scotia
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, July 29th at Freedom Park in Scotia.  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 25, 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

Governor Cuomo Announces $4.6 Million Reconfiguration of I-890 Exit 4 Interchange
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that a $4.6 million project to reconfigure the Interstate 890 Exit 4 interchange in the city of Schenectady and town of Rotterdam in Schenectady County will begin April 25. The project, near General Electric and Schenectady County Community College, will improve traffic flow at the interchange by removing the inner loop of the existing two-loop interchange, and by constructing new ramps to connect the outer loop to I-890.
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Schenectady County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Hosts Prescription Drug Disposal Day on April 30th
Schenectady County and Sheriff Dominic Dagostino are joining with the Schenectady County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and Law Enforcement Agencies form around the County to host the annual Prescription Drug Disposal Day on Saturday, April 30, 20 16 from 10am until 2pm.
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Schenectady County and Assemblyman Santabarbara Celebrated Earth Day at County’s New Solar Farm
The Schenectady County Legislature joined with Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara today in celebration of Earth Day to announce that the Schenectady County Solar Farm has reached a milestone by avoiding nearly 140 tons of CO2 emissions since its opening in November.
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Schenectady County Employee Prescription Drug Costs Drop 12.7% in 2015
Schenectady County Legislative Chairman Anthony Jasenski has announced that Schenectady County’s ground-breaking incentivized U.S. mail order and Canadian mail order prescription drug plan reduced 2015 costs by over $475,995 in 2015 compared to 2014.
Posted on: April 08, 2016

Schenectady County Board of Elections Clarifies Voter Enrollment Change Rules for Upcoming Presidential Primaries
Schenectady County Board of Elections would like to clarify the rules for voter enrollment changes as interest increases surrounding the upcoming Presidential Primary elections on April 19, 2016.
Posted on: March 24, 2016

Schenectady County to Distribute $3.6 million in 2015 Sales Tax Revenue to Local Towns and Villages
Towns and Villages in Schenectady County will receive $3.6 million in 2016 from the distribution of sales tax authorized in the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority enabling legislation.
Posted on: March 16, 2016
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