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Posted on: November 6, 2017

‘Parade of Lights: 125 Years of Schenectady’

49th Annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade set for Nov. 18; theme, sponsors, grand marshal and new award announced

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces New Public Safety Commissioner and Director of Development

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.

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

MAYOR GARY McCARTHY ANNOUNCES HALLOWEEN TRICK-OR-TREAT HOURS FOR SCHENECTADY

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.

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Schenectady Municipal Golf Course Announces Completion of New Renovations

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...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Notice To Residents

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.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Mayor McCarthy Announces ~ Schenectady Moves Forward with Two Trail Projects

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.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Mayor Gary R. McCarthy Announces Schenectady’s City Hall Clock Tower colors for October

Schenectady, NY ~ During the month of October, Schenectady City Hall clock tower will be bathed in two colors; purple and pink.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces New Director of Operations and Chief Building Inspector

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.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces Free Community Health & Wellness Fair

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.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

THE CITY OF SCHENECTADY OFFICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND THE LEAD SAFE HOUSING PROGRAM ( LSHP

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

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Commissioner Wayne Bennett's Services

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...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Live-In Schenectady” Investors Break Ground $3.5 million Private Investment, 15 New Homes for Schdy

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.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Schenectady Improves Streamlined Citation Process

MEDIA ALERT – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Schenectady Improves Streamlined Citation Process

Program Aimed at Persistent Violators

Schenectady, NY

July 3, 2017:  

Who: Mayor Gary McCarthy, Chief Eric Clifford and other City Officials

What: Press Confere...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Schenectady Bike Infrastructure Master Plan Public Presentation

Schenectady, NY ~ Progress towards development of a Bike Infrastructure Master Plan for the City of Schenectady will be presented to the public

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

MAYOR GARY R. McCARTHY ANNOUNCES City of Schenectady M/WBE One-on-One Networking Reception

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.

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Schenectady - Deploys Public WiFi in Downtown

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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...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Ribbon Cutting/Open House at Jack’s Place

This Saturday, June 3rd a ribbon cutting will celebrate the
official opening of Jack’s Place.

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Mayor Gary R. McCarthy Marks Start of Demolition at 720 Crane Street

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.

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Mayor Gary R. McCarthy Marks Start of Demolition

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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.

Where:    ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Mayor Gary R. McCarthy joins Schenectady City School District Superintendent Larry Spring

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,...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces Schenectady Will Save Approximately $1.3 Million

SCHENECTADY - Mayor Gary R. McCarthy today announced Schenectady is securing Refunding Bonds that will save the City approximately $1,277,100 over twenty years.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Mayor McCarthy announces postponement of I Love My Parks Day 2017

Mayor McCarthy announces postponement of I Love My Parks Day 2017
May 13, 2017
Due to inclement weather forecast

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Mayor McCarthy announces I Love My Parks Day 2017

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

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Mayor McCarthy and National Grid Announce Partnership for Earth Day

WHEN:          April 21, 2017

TIME:            9:00 a.m.         Welcome remarks from National Grid executives as well as...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

The City of Schenectady has lost a tremendous advocate for business and our community as a whole.

“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 ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

MAYOR GARY R. McCARTHY ANNOUNCES OPENING OF MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE FOR 2017 SEASON

MAYOR GARY R. McCARTHY ANNOUNCES
OPENING OF MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE
FOR 2017 SEASON

WHEN: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

CDTC Equity Task Force seeks members

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...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces Schenectady Awarded a 2015 Water Fluoridation Quality Award

Schenectady, NY ~ Mayor Gary McCarthy today announced Schenectady has received a 2015 Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Household Hazardous Waste 2017 Collection Program

Household Hazardous Waste 2017 Collection Program

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

The Affirmative Action Advisory Board public presentation of the 2016 Annual Report on April 27th

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...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

NOTICE PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING CENTRAL PARK-VALE TRIAL CONNECTION

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 linking
downtown with Central Park and Vale Park.

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Garbage Collection Suspended Due to Weather

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.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Mayor Gary R. McCarthy To Testify Before United States House of Representatives

Mayor McCarthy will testify before the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water and the Environment.

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Mayor Gary McCarthy announces smoke alarm installation event

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

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

City of Schenectady Industrial Development Agency Board Meeting Notice

City of Schenectady

 

Industrial Development Agency

Board Meeting Notice

 

 

Date:       Tuesday, February 28, 2016

Time:      8:00 a.m.

Place:   ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Mayor Gary McCarthy Announces CityCourt Victory in Code Enforcement Case Regarding Convenient Store

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,

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

2017 Annual Action Plan Request for Proposals

2017 Annual Action Plan Request for Proposals

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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...

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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...

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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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