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Gateway Plaza Park to get Funky in September as Schenectady County Hosts First Annual Funk n’ Jazz Music Festival

Funk n' Jazz Festival

Schenectady County is proud to announce the First Annual Funk n’ Jazz Music Festival will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 2pm until 8pm in the new Gateway Plaza Park located on the corner of State Street and Washington Avenue in Schenectady. 

City of Schenectady Wins 2019 Schenectady County Best Tasting Drinking Water Competition

Best Tasting Drinking Water Competition

Congratulations to the City of Schenectady for winning back their title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in Schenectady County for 2019.  The runner-up was the Town of Rotterdam.  The City last won the title in 2015 when they also won the regional title.   The City will now go on to the regional competition in Albany and if successful, the State finals held at the New York State Fair in Syracuse.

Schenectady County Highway Improvement Program Investing Nearly $4 Million in Town Roadways

Street Paving

Schenectady County today announced that the County’s 2019 Highway Improvement Program is underway and includes regular preventative maintenance with 24.35 miles of newly paved roads in the towns.  In total, nearly $4 million will be invested into the county highway system from federal, state and county funds.

Schenectady County to Celebrate Independence Day with The Refrigerators at the 2019 Celebration Concert and Fireworks at the Mabee Farm

Independence Day Celebration 2019

The Schenectady County Legislature is proud to announce the 2019 Schenectady County Independence Day Celebration will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Historic Mabee Farm in Rotterdam Junction.  This FREE family music and fireworks celebration will feature The Refrigerators.