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  1. City of Schenectady Announces Inaugural ILLUMINOCITY Holiday Lighting Promotion

    SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced Schenectady’s inaugural holiday lighting promotion, ILLUMINOCITY, at a press conference held earlier today. Read on...
  2. Blighted Vacant Buildings Slated for Demolition to Revitalize Schenectady Neighborhoods

    SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced the City of Schenectady is seeking bids to demolish another round of vacant blighted buildings. The demolition bids are due by 10:30am on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Read on...
  3. Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces City of Schenectady Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Hours

    SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that Halloween trick-or-treating in the City of Schenectady will be observed on Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 2:00pm – 8:00pm. Additional Info...
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Welcome to the City of Schenectady’s new website. Schenectady is in the midst of a resurgence with an expanded Proctors Theatre in the heart of a reinvigorated downtown that includes new hotels, a cinema, restaurants, high technology companies, and loft housing. In addition, the new Mohawk Harbor project will continue to build on the positive momentum for our City. Please enjoy this new website which is designed to make it easier for residents to find services and information.

Gary R. McCarthy

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