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SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy released the following statement regarding the passing of Karen B. Johnson:
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that the Schenectady City Hall clock tower will be lit orange June 7, 2019 – June 9, 2019 in recognition of National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy released the following statement regarding the passing of Frank J. Duci
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that the City of Schenectady is seeking bids to demolish eight more blighted buildings. The demolition bids are due by April 24, 2019 and the City anticipates completing the demolition work this summer.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that the Schenectady City Hall clock tower will be illuminated red, blue, and yellow this week for Autism Awareness. World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2019.
SCHENECTADY – The City of Schenectady Department of Engineering will be making a public presentation on the replacement of the Kings Road Bridge on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced the City of Schenectady will host a three-day interactive series of community design workshops to guide the Stockade Flood Mitigation Project.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy urged residents take precaution for the extreme wind chill and cold temperatures forecasted throughout the week.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy and The Schenectady Foundation announced twelve grass-roots neighborhood projects to be implemented in 2019 through Schenectady’s Thriving Neighborhoods Challenge.
Flood Warning Advisory
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy urged residents to prepare for the forecasted snow storm and priority street parking restrictions. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Saturday
SCHENECTADY – On Monday evening, Mayor Gary McCarthy will give the 2019State of the City Address at Schenectady City Hall. The speech will focus on key subjects suchas four consecutive years of property tax cuts,
Today the cities of Albany, Plattsburgh, Schenectady and Troy filed lawsuits against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers alleging that the companies misled health care providers about the addiction risks associated with prescribing
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy released the following statement regarding the announcement of $460,749 for the Crane Street Corridor and $5 million for the North Ferry Street Pump Station at the 2018 Regional Economic Development Awards Ceremony
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that the Schenectady City Hall clock tower will be illuminated in red, white, and blue on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in honor of President George H. W. Bush.
The City of Schenectady will host a promotion ceremony Monday evening for theSchenectady Fire and Police Departments ahead of the scheduled City CouncilCommittee Meeting.
View the Schenectady Holiday Parade Live Here: http://www.cityofschenectady.com/245/Connected-City---Smart-Lighting
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy released the following statement regarding the City of Schenectady’s $3 million award from the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) through the Water Infrastructure
Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that the City of Schenectady will be hosting a public meeting to review and discuss the Proposed 2018-2020 Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) and surrounding initiatives in the Vale, Eastern Avenue
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy and Head Professional Matthew Daley announced that Sunday, November 11th will be the last day of the season at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course. However, the golf shop will remain open through the holidays, Daley added.
Schenectady, NY – National Grid and the City of Schenectady have begun work that will transform the municipality into a “smart city” by deploying advance street lighting technology.
Mayor McCarthy announced today that Halloween trick-or-treating in the City of Schenectady will be officially observed on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 2:00 ~ 8:00 p.m., with earlier trick-or-treat hours provided for younger children.
Mayor Gary McCarthy was joined Wednesday by federal and state officials, including Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and Congressman Paul Tonko, to announce the grand opening of the new Schenectady Train Station—two weeks ahead of schedule.
“The Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady is a fundamental asset to our community, providing vital support to children, teens, and families during critical periods of their lives.
SCHENECTADY – The City of Schenectady has been awarded funding by the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) through the New York Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES)
SCHENECTADY – On Saturday, September 29th, Mayor McCarthy and the City of Schenectady will co-host the 1st Annual "F.O.P. 18" Charity Golf Memorial held at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course on Oregon Avenue.
You're invited to join us at an upcoming " town hall" meeting to learn more about the "Challenge " and how you and your community group or organization can participate.
Schenectady's Thriving Neighborhoods challenge is The Schenectady Foundation's new grant program, intended to help make Schenectady 's neighborhoods stronger, healthier, safer, greener, and more sustainable.
Schenectady, NY – National Grid and the City of Schenectady have received approval from the New York Department of Public Service to proceed with a joint initiative that will transform the municipality into a “smart city”
Property Owners in Union Triangle & Morris Avenue Districts Now Qualify for Federal and State Historic Tax Credit Programs
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that the City of Schenectady will be kicking off the 4th Annual ‘I Love My Schenectady Parks Day’ on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary R. McCarthy and the Schenectady HOMES Program welcomed Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Blake, Realtors (BHHS) to Downtown Schenectady on Thursday.
New Public-Private Partnership to Include Job Training for Local Residents and Construction Management Training for Small Firms
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that the City of Schenectady was honored with a ‘Smart 50 Award’ on Monday night at the Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo in Kansas City, Missouri.
SCHENECTADY – On Monday night, the Schenectady City Council adopted a Resolution in support of Mayor Gary McCarthy entering into an action with Dreyer Boyajian LLP to recover costs resulting from the opioid epidemic.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary R. McCarthy announced that the City of Schenectady Homeownership Made Easy in Schenectady (HOMES) Program will be hosting a City-Wide Open House this Sunday afternoon, March 25, 2018.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy reminded residents to prepare for the forecasted snow storm and priority street plowing.
A patient-empowerment program designed to teach community members how to get the most out of the interactions with healthcare providers.
Register at http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=SCNY&ref=EK&refNote=TaF#3/24/2018
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced today that the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) awarded federal grant funding to the City of Schenectady to help fund a $90,000 project designed to continue the redevelopment momentum
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mayor Gary R. McCarthy testified Tuesday morning at a Congressional Hearing, “State of the Nation’s Energy Infrastructure,” in the Energy Subcommittee on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy announced on Thursday that Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company will be the newest partner in the City of Schenectady Home Ownership Made Easy in Schenectady (HOMES) Program.
SCHENECTADY ~ On Monday night, the Schenectady City Council passed a new local law expanding access to the Sustainable Energy Loan Program in the City of Schenectady.
SCHENECTADY ~ Mayor Gary McCarthy announced that the Capital Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recognized two infrastructure projects in the City of Schenectady at an awards ceremony held earlier today.
SCHENECTADY ~ Mayor Gary R. McCarthy and New York State Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas announced the expansion of the Neighborhood Revitalization Program to Schenectady.
SCHENECTADY ~ Mayor Gary R. McCarthy and Commissioner of Public Safety Michael Eidens announced that Assistant Police Chief Jack Falvo will be assigned additional administrative duties as Chief of the Buildings Department
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 ~ 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 GARY R. McCARTHY ANNOUNCES OPENING OF MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE FOR 2017 SEASON
WHEN: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
Household Hazardous Waste 2017 Collection Program
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
2017 Annual Action Plan Request for Proposals
Mitchell Ramsey submitted a proposal to operate a neighborhood tavern on 118 Jay Street. Approved May 16, 2018
A site plan proposal to operate a furniture showroom at 514 State Street has been submitted by Urban Doers. Approved May 16, 2018
John Roth of Highbridge Broadway, LLC received site plan approval to re-construct the office building at 388 Broadway. Approved March 21, 2018
John Samaltulski has been given site plan approval to convert an existing 2-story office building into 6 residential units at 432 Franklin Street. Approved March 21, 2018
Ralf Torkel, owner of International Hair Design by Ralf, is updating his existing sign with a new electronic message board at 1753 State Street. Approved January 17,2018
Amanda J. Thompson is opening Ya Ya's House Southern Cuisine at 135 Broadway along the pedestrian Stratton Plaza near Proctor's Theatre. The anticipated date of opening is mid-February.
Approved January 17, 2018
At approximately 05:20 a.m. officers from the Schenectady Police Department were notified by a third party about a possible assault in the area of 2450 Van Vranken Ave (Yates Village)
At approximately 11:28 p.m. on July 4th, 2019 officers responded to the area of Emmett St and Hamlin St after reports of shots being fired and possible victims in the area.
“Approximately a month ago, the Schenectady Police Department was made aware of an analysis conducted by the NYCLU.
Mayor Gary R. McCarthy is pleased to announce the hiring of five (5) new Police Recruits. He will introduce them at the swearing-in ceremony on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 12:30 PM at the Schenectady Police Department, Main Entrance.
The Schenectady Police Department is currently investigating a double shooting which occurred last night, July 4, 2019, at approximately 11:30pm
At approximately 1642 hrs, officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to the area of Ashmore Ave and Central Pkwy for a report of an auto pedestrian motor vehicle accident.
At approximately 08:41 a.m. a representative from Holmes and Kuglers contacted the Schenectady Police Department in regards to a burglary that occurred during the overnight hours on June 12, 2019.
On Thursday, May 23, 2019 at around 11:17 a.m. the Schenectady Police Department received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Sunmark Federal Credit Union located at 1616 Broadway in the City of Schenectady.
The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media as well as the public to attend this year’s Schenectady Police Department’s Annual Award Ceremony.
The Schenectady Police Department in collaboration with the
In the early morning hours of April 18, 2019 the Schenectady Police Department was contacted by Utica Police Department
In regards to the shots fired incident that occurred at 931 Emmett St
At approximately 10:19 this morning officers were dispatched to the 900 Block of Emmett St for a report of shots fired.
On the morning of March 8th 2019 the Schenectady Police Department responded to the report of a deceased dog found near the train tracks in the vicinity of the Oak Street Bridge
The New York State Humane Association, headquartered in Kingston, NY is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction
At approximately 16:46 pm on the above listed date a call was received by Schenectady Police Dispatch for a report of Shots fired. Officers arrived on scene in the area of Victory Ave/Grove St
The water level in the Mohawk River has gone down, but the potential for flooding in the Stockade neighborhood still exists.
The City of Schenectady would like to alert the residents in the Stockade neighborhood of possible flooding in the Mohawk River.
The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media to attend a “walk-out” retirement ceremony for Detective Jeremy Pace
A message from the Schenectady Police Department and Mayor McCarthy.
Due to the upcoming winter storm the Schenectady Police Department would like to remind the city residents and visitors of the Priority Streets in the city.
The Schenectady Police Department’s Youth Aid Bureau is requesting the public’s assistance in regards to a missing juvenile female.
At approximately 12:03 P.M., officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to Schenectady High School for a report of an auto-pedestrian motor vehicle accident.
At approximately 8:57 a.m. on Sunday January 13th, 2019, the Schenectady County Unified Communications Center received a 911 call from inside 427 McClellan St.
Schenectady Police Department’s K9 Ramo & Flynn will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc
Mayor Gary R. McCarthy is pleased to announce the hiring of eight (8) new Police Recruits. He will introduce them at the swearing-in ceremony today, January 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Zone 5 Law Enforcement Training Academy......
On January 10, 2019, at approximately 1:33 p.m, Officers from the Schenectady Police Department responded to the Hampton Inn located at 450 State St for a robbery.
At approximately 2:03 p.m. on December 28, 2018, a call was placed to the Schenectady County Unified Communication Center in which a male stated that there were multiple explosive devices inside 8 N Church St (1st Reformed Church).
On Saturday December 22, 2018 Officers from the Schenectady Police Department, William Rivas, from #SaveOURStreets, and local volunteers will be dropping off Christmas presents to families and children within the city of Schenectady.
Police Chief Eric S. Clifford graduated from the FBI’s National Academy (FBINA) on December 14, 2018
On Saturday December 22, 2018 William Rivas, from #SaveOURStreets and officers from the Schenectady Police Department will be dropping off Christmas presents to families and children within the city of Schenectady.
On Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at approximately 1152 hrs, officers from the Schenectady Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the area of 1031 Crane St.
The Schenectady Police Department is informing the public about a consumer scam where aggressive telephone calls are being made by scammers identifying themselves as Schenectady Police Officers.
The Schenectady Police Department would like to advise motorists of road closures/traffic delays due to the annual Stockade-athon road race Sunday, November 11, 2018.
On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 detectives from the Schenectady Police Department were in the area of 8th Avenue and observed a male with a handgun in his waistband.
The Schenectady Police Department is asking residents to ensure their vehicles are locked when parked, especially in the overnight hours.
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 at approximately 0450 hrs, Officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to the area of State Street and Elder Street for a disturbance.
At approximately 0226 hrs, officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to the area of Albany St and Brandywine Ave for a report of an auto pedestrian motor vehicle accident.
The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media to attend a “walk-out” retirement ceremony for Detective Edward Ritz
Today the Attorney General’s Office released the result of the grand jury case
Statement from Chief Eric S. Clifford in regards to the lawsuit and settlement involving Ms. Cottone:
At approximately 12:45 p.m. officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to the area of 201 Nott Terrace for a report of a personal injury auto accident involving a car and an ATV (dirt bike).
The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media to attend a “walk-out” retirement ceremony for Detective Lieutenant Edward Barbagelata at 1pm
Schenectady PD is looking for the public's assistance. The Schenectady Police Department’s Detectives division has made an arrest in regards to the Eastern Ave Price Chopper incident involving a Dirt Bike.
On Thursday September 13, 2018 Detectives from the Schenectady Police Department’s Special Investigative Unit (SIU) executed a search warrant at 238 Division St.
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.