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Schenectady County Public Health has LIFTED the Boil Water Order for Portions of Niskayuna Due to Water Main Break
 The Schenectady County Department of Environmental Health has LIFTED the BOIL WATER ORDER for portions of the Town of Niskayuna.
Posted on: February 04, 2016

Rivers Casino & Resort Celebrates Start of Construction at Mohawk Harbor with Ceremonial Groundbreaking
Representatives of Rush Street Gaming were joined by local and state officials, members of the business community and local partners today on the banks of the Mohawk River to celebrate the start of construction on Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady with a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony.
Posted on: February 03, 2016

Capital Region Land Bank to Demolish19 More Vacant Buildings in Schenectady
The Capital Region Land Bank today issued a request for proposals to demolish 19 more vacant buildings in Schenectady. Bids are due back to the Land Bank on February 11, 2016.
Posted on: January 28, 2016

$30 Million Project to Transform Former Auto Junkyard Site in Niskayuna
Schenectady County officials today joined with the Town of Niskayuna to announce plans to convert the former Williams Auto scrap yard into a new $30 million riverside residential development.
Posted on: January 12, 2016

Schenectady County Human Rights Commission Celebrates the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
On Sunday, January 17, 2016, 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 forum followed by a special program, “Reclaiming the Vision! Re-establishing the Dream of Dr. King!”
Posted on: January 11, 2016

Schenectady County Announces the 2016-2017 County Initiative Grant Program
Anthony Jasenski, Chairman of the Schenectady County Legislature, is pleased to announce the continuation of the County Initiative Arts Grant Program (CIP) for 2016-2017. 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 05, 2016

Schenectady County Residents Recycle More Than 11,800 Gallons and 19,400 Pounds of Hazardous Material During Successful 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
Anthony Jasenski, Sr., Chair of the Schenectady County Legislature has announced that more than 930 Schenectady County households took advantage of the Schenectady County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program in 2015. More than 11,800 gallons of hazardous liquids and 19,400 pounds of hazardous materials were collected during the program.
Posted on: December 22, 2015

Schenectady County Accepting Applications for 2016 Senior Citizen of the Year
Schenectady County today announced a call for nominations for the “2016 Senior Citizen of the Year” awards. The Schenectady County Department of Senior and Long Term Care Services is asking for your help by nominating a worthy older adult from our community.
Posted on: December 18, 2015

New Schenectady County Business Added to Start-Up NY
Governor Cuomo announced today that Fundabilities has been approved for the Start-Up NY program. The company will establish its offices at the New York BizLab at 251 State Street in downtown Schenectady creating 11 new jobs.
Posted on: December 16, 2015

Schenectady County Retains Aa1 Moody’s Bond Rating, the Highest Rating Held by Any County in NYS
Schenectady County is excited to announce that we have once again retained our Aa1 bond rating. The Aa1 rating is the highest rating held by any county in New York State. There are only 4 of the 57 counties with this rating.
Posted on: December 10, 2015

Safe Inc. of Schenectady and Schenectady County to Host Conference on Human Trafficking
Schenectady County is partnering with Safe Inc. of Schenectady to host a community conference on Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexually Exploited Children on Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 11am until 4pm at Schenectady County Community College.
Posted on: December 01, 2015

New $20 Million Electric City Apartments Project Now Underway
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority today announced that work has begun on the $20 million Electric City Apartments in downtown Schenectady. The project is a joint effort between HighBridge Development and Prime Companies.
Posted on: November 16, 2015

Schenectady County Announces Annual 30-Day Review Period to Enroll Property in County Agricultural District
Schenectady County officials today announced that applications from land owners interested in becoming part of the County’s agricultural district will be accepted during the month of December. Under New York State Law, the County is required to establish an annual review period to give land owners an opportunity to request inclusion in the Agricultural District. The Schenectady  County Legislature has established December 1st to December 30th as the annual application period.
Posted on: November 12, 2015

REVA Selects Schenectady County Airport for Northeast Flight Operations Center
Schenectady County officials today announced that REVA, Inc., the largest operator of aero-medical flights in North America, will establish its Northeast Flight Operations Center at the Schenectady County Airport.
Posted on: November 05, 2015

New Schenectady Rail Station Construction to Begin this Spring
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew J. Driscoll today announced plans for the new Schenectady Train Station, which will be a modern, fully accessible transportation hub connecting travelers to New York City, Niagara Falls and destinations between and beyond. Station construction is scheduled to get under way in the spring.
Posted on: October 30, 2015

Schenectady County Legislature and Sheriff Officially Open New Princetown Substation to Improve Road Patrol Coverage in Western Part of County
Sheriff Dominic Dagostino joined with Schenectady County Legislature Chair Anthony Jasenski and members of the Legislature and law enforcement community to officially open the new Sheriff Substation in Princetown that will allow for additional patrol time in the Western end of the County.
Posted on: October 27, 2015

Schenectady County and City Officials Help Break Ground for New Marriott Hotel $15 million Project Launches Mohawk Harbor at Schenectady Casino Site
Schenectady County and City Officials today joined with the Galesi Group and BBL Construction Services to break ground on a new $15 million, 124-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, NY.
Posted on: October 26, 2015

Investors Commit $1.5 Million to Turn Vacant Lots/Buildings into New Homes
A group of private investors will purchase 19 City-owned properties with plans to build new homes in Schenectady through a partnership called “Live In Schenectady.” The group has committed more than $1.5 million to fund Phase I of the program that will build 10 new homes with plans to add another 15 homes in Phase II.
Posted on: October 20, 2015

Schenectady County Receives $25,000 Donation from SI Group in Support of Hazardous Waste Reduction Program
Schenectady County officials today announced that SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of chemical intermediates, specialty resins, and solutions based in Schenectady County, has pledged a donation of $25,000 to support the county’s Hazardous Waste Reduction Program.
Posted on: October 14, 2015

Former Draper High School to Receive $15 million Renovation and Become Draper Lofts
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority today announced plans by a development team to renovate the vacant former Draper High School into 107 apartments to be called Draper Lofts. The $15 million project will renovate the building which is now vacant. Draper School is located at 901 Draper Avenue in the Town of Rotterdam.
Posted on: October 13, 2015
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