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Please be advised that effective December 18, 2017, the public restrooms located within Central Park will close for the season.
The Central Park public restrooms will re-open on or around April 9, 2018
49th Annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade set for Nov. 18; theme, sponsors, grand marshal and new award announced
SCHENECTADY ~ Mayor Gary R. McCarthy today announced the appointment of Michael C. Eidens as Public Safety Commissioner effective November 13, 2017, and Kristin Diotte as Director of Development effective November 1, 2017.
Schenectady, NY ~ Mayor McCarthy announced today that Halloween trick-or-treating in the City of Schenectady will be officially observed on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 2:00 ~ 8:00 p.m., with earlier trick-or-treat hours provided for younger children.
SCHENECTADY ~ Mayor Gary R. McCarthy and Head PGA Professional Matthew J. Daley announced today the completion of renovation projects at the Schenectady Municipal Golf Course. The projects were recently completed ahead of the Impossible Pin - Cross Countr...
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS
NOTICE is hereby given that an informational session for “Proposed North Ferry Street Pump Station Design” will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:15 pm in the Rotunda at City Hall, 105 Jay Street, Schenectady, New York.
Schenectady ~ The Schenectady City Council last night approved awarding a contract worth $1.66 million to Callanan Industries, Inc. to build two trails in the city.
Schenectady, NY ~ During the month of October, Schenectady City Hall clock tower will be bathed in two colors; purple and pink.
SCHENECTADY ~ Mayor Gary R. McCarthy today announced the appointment of Alex Sutherland as the Director of Operations effective September 18, 2017, and Christopher Lunn as the Chief Building Inspector effective September 5, 2017.
SCHENECTADY ~ The City of Schenectady will hold a Community Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. ~ 2:00 p.m.. This event will be held outside City Hall at 105 Jay Street (Franklin Street side), rain or shine.
Will host an introductory meeting for contractors interested in working on the recently awarded $2.99 Million Dollars HUD Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant Program
Services for Commissioner Wayne Bennett
Friday, August 18th from 4:00 ~ 8:00 p.m.at The State Police Academy located at 1220 Washington Avenue, Building 24, Albany
and Saturday, August 19th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church on Capitol Hill locate...
Schenectady, N.Y., July 13, 2017 -- A group of community investors today broke ground on 15 new homes to be built on formerly vacant lots in the City of Schenectady.
MEDIA ALERT – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Schenectady Improves Streamlined Citation Process
Program Aimed at Persistent Violators
July 3, 2017:
Who: Mayor Gary McCarthy, Chief Eric Clifford and other City Officials
What: Press Confere...
Schenectady, NY ~ Progress towards development of a Bike Infrastructure Master Plan for the City of Schenectady will be presented to the public
Mayor Gary McCarthy and the City of Schenectady will be hosting the M/WBE Networking Reception to bring together purchasing, procurement officers and developers together with MWBE firms looking for business opportunities in the City of Schenectady.
June 20th is known as World Wi-Fi day - a global initiative to recognize the 4 billion people around the world without internet access and help bridge the digital divide. Internet access today is as much of a necessity as telephone service was in years pa...
This Saturday, June 3rd a ribbon cutting will celebrate theofficial opening of Jack’s Place.
SCHENECTADY –Mayor Gary R. McCarthy today kicked off the demolition of 720 Crane Street, a blighted structure. The new lot will be part of an expanded Orchard Park in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of Schenectady.
Mayor Gary R. McCarthy Marks Start of Demolition at 720 Crane Street and Completion of First Phase of Orchard Park Redevelopment
When: May 31, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Mayor Gary R. McCarthy joins Schenectady City School District Superintendent Larry Spring
to announce May HOMES Open House
WHEN: May 18, 2017
TIME: 9:30 AM
WHERE: Oneida Middle School, 1629 Oneida St,...
SCHENECTADY - Mayor Gary R. McCarthy today announced Schenectady is securing Refunding Bonds that will save the City approximately $1,277,100 over twenty years.
Mayor McCarthy announces postponement of I Love My Parks Day 2017 May 13, 2017 Due to inclement weather forecast
Mayor McCarthy announces I Love My Parks Day 2017
WHEN: May 13, 2017 (Re-scheduled from May 6 due to inclement weather forecast)
TIME: 8:00 a.m. ~ 4:00 p.m. Time varies by park
WHEN: April 21, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m. Welcome remarks from National Grid executives as well as...
“The City of Schenectady has lost a tremendous advocate for business and our community as a whole. For over a decade as President of the Chamber of Schenectady County, Chuck Steiner was a leading voice in the economic resurgence we have seen in ...
MAYOR GARY R. McCARTHY ANNOUNCES OPENING OF MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE FOR 2017 SEASON
WHEN: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
CDTC Equity Task Force seeks members
CDTC’s Equity Task Force is looking for new members! The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is a federally mandated agency responsible for comprehensive and cooperative regional transportation pl...
Schenectady, NY ~ Mayor Gary McCarthy today announced Schenectady has received a 2015 Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Household Hazardous Waste 2017 Collection Program
The Affirmative Action Advisory Board is planning a public presentation of the 2016 Annual Report on April 27th to be held in the McChesney Room at the Schenectady Public Library. We will conduct out regular monthly Board meeting on the same day rather th...
The City of Schenectady has announced that a public information meeting will be held to discuss the proposed improvement project for completing a multi-use path linkingdowntown with Central Park and Vale Park.
Today, garbage collection has been suspended in District 2 of the City of Schenectady due to the weather. All other districts will stay on the normal schedule. City crews will collect District 2 this Saturday starting at 6:00 AM to replace today’s pickup.
Mayor McCarthy will testify before the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water and the Environment.
Mayor Gary McCarthy announces smoke alarm installation event
When: Sunday, March 5, 2017
Time: 11:30 ~ 11:45 a.m.
Where: 360 Veeder Avenue Fire Headquarters
City of Schenectady
Industrial Development Agency
Board Meeting Notice
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Schenectady, NY – This morning in Schenectady City Court, Salem Ali, owner of the former Chubby’s Convenience Store located at 1030 Crane Street in Schenectady,
2017 Annual Action Plan Request for Proposals
SCHENECTADY - Mayor Gary R. McCarthy and other local officials visited 2229 Lenox Road, one of over sixty sites where Group Cares and the City are partnering to provide free home repairs to senior citizen home owners.
SCHENECTADY- Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy today announced the exciting Home Ownership Made Easy in Schenectady (HOMES) Fair and City Living Tour.
Schenectady, N.Y., June 14, 2016 –-Schenectady County officials today joined with The Community Builders, Inc. to announce that the $19.4 million Hillside View Project has been approved for funding by New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR).
SCHENECTADY– Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and Mayor Gary R. McCarthy today announced that the City of Schenectady has been awarded $1 million in New York State Capital Project funding for a transformative project
2015-2016 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) annual report is available for public review:
The City of Schenectady’s 2015-2016 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) annual report is available for public review on City of Schenectady’s w...Read on...
Historic Preservation Tax Credit Programs Workshop will be held 2 pm - 4 pm on Monday, June 20 at The Armory Center, 125 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305.
Owners of historic properties may be eligible for 20% federal and 20% state historic preserv...Read on...
Albany, NY -May 4, 2016 —The University at Albany’s Center for Technology in Government (CTG) and the City of Schenectady have…
Schenectady is thankful for Sentator Kirsten Gillibrand's support for its Promise Zone application.“The Promise Zone designation would allow Schenectady to continue and expand vital economic development initiatives in the region’s most distressed commun...Read on...
Volunteers from Schenectady County to Take Part in Community Solar NY ProgramTo Support Growth of Photovoltaic Investment Under NY-Sun
The Schenectady Police Department’s K9 Koenige and Vert have received ballistic vests thanks to a non profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and sponsored by Margaret & George Pearsall. The vest will be embroidered with...
The Schenectady Police Department is continuing its investigation into this afternoon’s “Officer Involved Shooting” at Sunset St and First Ave.
The Schenectady Police Department has filed additional charges against Rafael E. Gonzalez, the individual arrested following the standoff at 69 James St yesterday.
An off-duty Schenectady Police Officer performed life saving aid to a woman who was suffering from an apparent heroin overdose this morning
The Schenectady Police Department has made a third arrest in regards to the shooting call on Turner Ave.
The Schenectady Police Department has made an arrest in connection with this morning’s shooting on Turner Ave.
The Schenectady Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that took place at approximately 4:35 am, this date, on Turner Ave between Fifteenth and Sixteenth St.
The Schenectady Police Department is currently investigating a homicide. At approximately 10:35 pm, 6 May 2016, a male was transported via a private vehicle to Ellis ER, 1101Nott St, with apparent gunshot wounds to his torso.
The Schenectady Police Department will be participating in the annual “Prescription Drug Disposal Day” on Saturday, April 30, 216.
The Schenectady Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at 5 pm, today’s date, at Elm and Becker St.