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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Craig Street Bike Demo Fest

Join us on septemBeR 28th FRom 2pm - 6pm at the Boys & GiRls CluB, 400 CRaiG stReet for bicycle activities; exhibits and games; music, food and fun

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Craig street Bike Demo

Join us on septemBeR 28th FRom 2pm - 6pm at the Boys & GiRls CluB, 400 CRaiG stReet for bicycle activities; exhibits and games; music, food and fun

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Mayor Gary McCarthy announces Schenectady Firefighters, in conjunction with National Grid Training

The City of Schenectady Fire and Police Departments, in conjunction with National Grid, will be conducting a joint training exercise on September 15, 2016

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Mayor Gary McCarthy Kicks Off New Technology Initiative To Support Police Recruitment

SCHENECTADY - Mayor Gary McCarthy today kicked off the Schenectady’s recruitment efforts for the upcoming Police Officer Exam with the announcement of upcoming events and an innovative approach to outreach using smart phones and location technologies.

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces Free Community Wellness Fair

SCHENECTADY - The City of Schenectady will hold a Community Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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Posted on: September 2, 2016

The Affirmative Action Office Cordially Invites YOU To a Police Officer Exam Information Session

The Affirmative Action Office Cordially Invites YOU To a Police Officer Exam
Information Session On September 9, 2016 at 6:00 PM

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Mayor McCarthy Announces 2016 Success of Schenectady’s HOMES Program and New Fall Listings

SCHENECTADY –Mayor Gary R. McCarthy today was joined by City officials and other Home Ownership Made Easy in Schenectady (HOMES) partners to announce the success of the Program.

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Mayor Gary McCarthy Along with the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #35 Charity Softball Tournament

SCHENECTADY - Mayor Gary McCarthy and NYS Court Officer Sgt. Chris Foti, of the Fraternal Order of Police Court Officer Memorial Lodge #35, invite you to the 9th Annual Charity Softball Tournament known as “THE F.O.P. 8”

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Mayor Gary McCarthy Presents reward to George Marx For catching the Iroquois Lake Alligator Gar

Mayor Gary McCarthy will present a $100.00 reward to George Marx of Schenectady tonight at the Schenectady City Council Meeting for the catch of the Alligator Gar that inhabited Iroquois Lake in Central Park

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces Appointment of Anthony Ferrari

Schenectady, NY - Mayor Gary R. McCarthy today announced the appointment of Anthony Ferrari as Commissioner of Finance and Administration effective Monday, August 1, 2016.

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

Bike Infrastructure Demonstration on Washington Avenue

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The City of Schenectady is in the process of updating its Bike Infrastructure Master Plan and needs your participation! We are seeking feedback and engagement from all cyclists, residents and visitors in the City of Schenectady.

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

400 Teenagers and Adults Providing Free Home Repairs to Senior Residents

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.

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Mayor McCarthy announces Home Ownership Made Easy in Schenectady (HOMES) Fair & City Living Tour

SCHENECTADY- Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy today announced the exciting Home Ownership Made Easy in Schenectady (HOMES) Fair and City Living Tour.

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Hillside View Gets State Approval, $19.4 Million Investment in Hamilton Hill

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).

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and Mayor Gary McCarthy Announce Major Capital Investment in “Smart”

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

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

2015-2016 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) annual report is available for public review

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...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program Workshop

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...

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

UAlbany Center for Technology in Government and City of Schenectady Join Metro Lab Network

Albany, NY -May 4, 2016 —The University at Albany’s Center for Technology in Government (CTG) and the City of Schenectady have…

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

Schenectady is thankful for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's support

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...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Solarize Schenectady County

Volunteers from Schenectady County to Take Part in Community Solar NY Program
To Support Growth of Photovoltaic Investment Under NY-Sun

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Posted on: September 17, 2016

Fatal Shooting at 524 Schenectady St (Arrest made)

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The Schenectady Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the September 15th, 2016 fatal shooting at 524 Schenectady St.

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Fatal Shooting at 524 Schenectady St

The Schenectady Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at approximately 11:30 pm, on 15 September 2016, inside 524 Schenectady St.

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Fatal Shooting at 524 Schenectady St(Victim ID)

The Schenectady Police Department has identified the female from yesterday’s fatal shooting.

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Auto-Pedestrian at McClellan/Bradley

The Schenectady Police Department is releasing the name of the victim in today’s earlier fatal auto-pedestrian accident at McClellan St and Bradley St

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Fatal Fire 1134 Sixth Ave (Update)

The Schenectady Fire Department is has concluded its investigation into the July 19th fire at 1134 Sixth Ave. It has been determined that the fire was not suspicious in nature and appears to have been accidental.

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Fatal Fire 1134 Sixth Ave

The Schenectady Fire Department is continuing its investigation into the fatal fire that took place early this morning.

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting

The Schenectady Police Department is continuing its investigation into this afternoon’s “Officer Involved Shooting” at Sunset St and First Ave.

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

Arrest of Gonzalez, Rafael E

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The Schenectady Police Department has filed additional charges against Rafael E. Gonzalez, the individual arrested following the standoff at 69 James St yesterday.

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Off-duty Officer Saves Life

An off-duty Schenectady Police Officer performed life saving aid to a woman who was suffering from an apparent heroin overdose this morning

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Shooting Turner Ave ( Third Arrest Made)

The Schenectady Police Department has made a third arrest in regards to the shooting call on Turner Ave.

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Posted on: May 8, 2016

Shooting on Turner Ave (Arrests Made)

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The Schenectady Police Department has made an arrest in connection with this morning’s shooting on Turner Ave.

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Shooting at 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.

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Homicide at 410 Paige 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.

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Prescription Drug Disposal Day

The Schenectady Police Department will be participating in the annual “Prescription Drug Disposal Day” on Saturday, April 30, 216.

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Posted on: April 24, 2016

Shooting at Elm and Becker

The Schenectady Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at 5 pm, today’s date, at Elm and Becker St.

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