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  • Street Closures and Bus Reroutes to Occur (Schenectady County, NY)  Don’t miss Schenectady County SummerNight this FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm in Downtown Schenectady, (on State Street between Broadway and Barrett Street and on the Jay Street Pedestrian Mall.) This FREE event’s......

  • Schenectady County, NY (June 7, 2019) — The Capital Region Land Bank today announced that it has selected a developer to renovate a vacant zombie property located at 2 Cornelius Avenue in the Town of Niskayuna. “We are moving forward with renovations to one of......

  • Schenectady, N.Y. — The Schenectady County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and City of Schenectady IDA both scored well in the Annual Performance Report on New York State’s IDAs issued today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.  Both IDAs are administered by Metroplex as part of......

  • The Schenectady Municipal Parking Garage will be CLOSED this weekend to facilitate the annual Spring cleaning. CLOSING: Friday 5/24 at 7 pm REOPENING: Tuesday 5/28 at 5:30 am Please refer to the PARKING LOTS tab on parkschenectady.com to view alternate parking options. Thank you for......

  • April 30, 2019 BY PETE DIMOLA, The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — Officials are confident hundreds of kids will soon pour into a gleaming new Boys & Girls Club from Mont Pleasant Middle and Pleasant Valley Elementary schools. “When that school bell rings and those kids leave......

  • Apartment project would be latest piece of Eastern Avenue Corridor revitalization April 28, 2019 BY JOHN CROPLEY, The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — Two pieces of the old St. Mary’s church complex on Eastern Avenue are saved, work is underway on a third and developers hope......

  • Mangino carries on family’s restaurant tradition, is glad to be part of Eastern Avenue initiative April 28, 2019 BY JOHN CROPLEY, The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — There’s coffee flowing and pizza baking at the new market/restaurant on Eastern Avenue at Prospect Street. Mangino’s Gourmet......

  • Pop culture rules downstairs, old brickwork stars upstairs April 27, 2019 BY JOHN CROPLEY, The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Pop culture and vintage brickwork are the stars at the renovated Labor Temple. The storefront has been home since April 1 to a trove of......

  • Expansive new facility brews, cans and serves beer, will train others in the art, science and business of brewing April 27, 2019 BY JOHN CROPLEY, The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — Frog Alley Brewing officially opened its taproom Friday, reaching a milestone notable even within a......

  • City Council Approves Adding Properties to Cooperation Agreement April 23, 2019 Schenectady, N.Y. — The Schenectady City Council last evening approved a new cooperation agreement that will allow the Land Bank to evaluate 34 properties in Schenectady for renovation or demolition. “We are excited to......

  • Planned uses include new homes and community initiatives April 12, 2019 SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – 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......

  • Partnership will Save Taxpayers $461,270 in First Year and $11,531,610 over Twenty-Five Years April 11, 2019 Schenectady County, N.Y. — The Schenectady County Legislature and local municipal leaders today unveiled final plans for the Schenectady County Solar Energy Consortium. The plan includes nine solar farms......