Schenectady County joins with American Cancer Society, MVP Health Care, and Ellis Hospital to announce Cancer Prevention Study-3
On the eve of its 100 birthday, the American Cancer Society is joining with MVP Health Care® and Ellis Hospital to give the gift of hope to future generations in Schenectady Schenectady. The health industry partners came together at Proctors to announce the launch of the next phase of recruitment for the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3).
Posted on: May 21, 2013
Schenectady County Announces Selection of Recipients for the County Initiative Arts Grant Program
Schenectady County Legislator Cathy Gatta, Chair of the Legislature’s Committee on Tourism and the Arts, today announced the list of local community organizations that will receive grant awards through the 2013 County Initiative Program (CIP). The program uses dedicated funds from the County’s Hotel/Motel Bed Tax to support projects that promote the performing, visual and literary arts and historic preservation within Schenectady County.
Posted on: May 20, 2013
Schenectady County, Town of Rotterdam, and Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority Announces Agreement to Spur Economic Development in the Burdeck Street Corridor
Schenectady County, Town of Rotterdam, and the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority have announced an agreement that will run a new sewer line to Burdeck Street helping to spur economic development in the Burdeck Street/Route 7/I-88 corridor.
Posted on: May 15, 2013
Schenectady County and Town of Rotterdam Have Announced that Plans Have Been Submitted for the Redevelopment of Curry Road Plaza
The Town of Rotterdam and Schenectady County officials have announced that Forum Industries, Inc. of Clifton Park, New York has submitted plans to the Town to begin construction at the long vacant Curry Road Plaza.
Posted on: May 07, 2013
Schenectady County STOP-DWI PRogram to Hold Safety Awareness Day on Saturday, May 11th
The Schenectady County STOP-DWI and Traffic Safety Programs will sponsor a STOP-DWI/Traffic Safety Awareness Day at Rotterdam Square Mall on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Posted on: May 06, 2013
Schenectady County Announces the Return of the Schenectady County Downtown Flea Market & Craft Fair
Schenectady County today announced the return of the Schenectady County Downtown Flea Market and Craft Fair. This year the Flea Market will be held every Sunday from May until October, an expanded schedule due to the extreme success of the market last year and positive community feedback. The Flea Market is held on Jay Street, just down from the Schenectady Greenmarket, one of downtown’s most popular destinations.
Posted on: May 03, 2013
Schenectady County Officials Have Announced that Old Dominion Freight Line Will Build 40,000 sq. ft. Distribution Center in Glenville
Schenectady County officials today announced that Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. will invest $8.35 million to build a new 40,000 square foot cross dock distribution center at the Glenville Business and Technology Park in Glenville, NY.
Posted on: April 24, 2013
Schenectady County Announces Plans for a New 20,000 sq. ft. Hanger at County Airport
Schenectady County officials have announced plans by Richmor Aviation to build a new 20,000 square foot hangar at the Schenectady County Airport. The new hangar represents a $1.2 million investment by Richmor. The new hangar will be designed to accommodate up to four business jets and is targeted to serve technology companies in the Capital Region.
Posted on: April 02, 2013
Schenectady County Sheriff to hold Eighth Gun Buy Back Program
Schenectady County Sheriff Dominic Dagostino has announced the Eight Gun Buy Back event in the County of Schenectady. The event will occur on Saturday, March 30th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Faith Deliverance Tabernacle located at 1028 Ostrander Place, Schenectady, NY. The program is supported by the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department’s Asset Forfeiture Fund along with the Schenectady County DA’s Office, Schenectady Police Department, Golub/Price Chopper, Stewarts Shops and various organizations throughout the County including several faith based organizations.
Posted on: March 29, 2013
Schenectady County Human Rights Commission Accepting Applications from High School Seniors for Ralph Boyd, Sr. Award
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition of the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission is accepting applications for the Ralph F. Boyd, Sr. Award which provides $500 to a Schenectady County High School student to use toward their post High School education.
Student must submit a one-page statement describing their involvement with human/civil rights issues. A one-page letter of support from a faculty member and evidence of admission to college or a career-based program is also required. Entries must be postmarked no later than April 19, 2013.
Posted on: March 29, 2013
Schenectady County and Village of Scotia Officials Announce Plans for Redevelopment of Former McDonalds site on Mohawk Avenue
Schenectady County officials have joined with the Village of Scotia to announce that McDonald’s Corporation has agreed to sell to Metroplex for $1 a site that the company owns on Mohawk Avenue, the main business corridor in Scotia. Metroplex will clean-up environmental contamination at the site. Once clean-up is complete, Metroplex will sell the site to Mazzone Management Group adding to redevelopment efforts in the Village of Scotia.
Posted on: March 21, 2013
Schenectady County Human Rights Commission is Seeking Nominees for 30th Annual Human Rights Awards.
The Schenectady County Human Rights Commission is seeking nominees for its 30th Annual Human Rights Awards. The winners will be honored at an Awards Breakfast to be held at the Glen Sanders Mansion, Scotia, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2013. The deadline for filing applications is April 5, 2013. No late applications will be accepted.
Posted on: March 20, 2013
Schenectady County Announces Results from Successful 2012 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
Judith Dagostino, Chairwoman of the Schenectady County Legislature, has announced that 325 fifty-gallon drums including more than 6,000 gallons of hazardous liquids and 15,000 pounds of hazardous solids were collected during Schenectady County’s successful 2012 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program.
Posted on: February 22, 2013
Captech Logistics Chooses Schenectady County for 43,000 Sq. Ft. Facility
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority today announced that Captech Logistics will locate its third party logistics (3PL) facility in Rotterdam by leasing 43,000 square feet in Building 14 at the Rotterdam Corporate Park.
Posted on: February 21, 2013
Matthew Martin Joins Schenectady County Legislature Replacing Newly Elected Assemblymember Angelo Santabarbara
Former Rotterdam Town Council member Matthew Martin has been chosen to fill the Legislature vacancy created by the recent resignation of Angelo Santabarbara upon his election to the New York State Assembly. The unanimous vote of the Legislature took place during a Special Meeting on February 12, 2013.
Posted on: February 12, 2013
New Loft Apartments Coming to Lower State Street
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority has announced that the 14,000 square foot former Spencer Business School Building at 200 State Street in Downtown Schenectady will be converted into 11 loft style apartments as a result of a $1 million private investment. The project will be reviewed by the Schenectady Planning Commission later this month with work scheduled to begin in the spring.
Posted on: February 12, 2013
Schenectady County and Town of Niskayuna Announce New Tenants for ShopRite Square
The Town of Niskayuna and Schenectady County officials today provided an update on redevelopment of ShopRite Square, located at the corner of Nott Street and Balltown Road in Niskayuna.
Posted on: February 07, 2013
Work Begins on Federal Clean-up at Former Navy Depot Site in Glenville
Schenectady County officials today welcomed news that work has begun on the pre-design stage of the environmental clean-up of the former Navy Depot in Glenville. County leaders have been asking the federal government for several years to help resolve environmental issues at the former Navy Depot.
Posted on: February 01, 2013
SCCC Completes Expansion at Center City
Schenectady County has joined with Schenectady County Community College (SCCC) to announce the completion and opening of the expanded SCCC at Center City in downtown Schenectady. With the newly leased 11,000 square feet of space, SCCC now occupies the second floor of the building utilizing a total of 31,000 square feet. SCCC plans to bring more students and offer more classes at its downtown location.
Posted on: January 30, 2013
Schenectady County Announces 2013 Rabies Clinic Dates
Schenectady County has announced the dates for the 2013 Rabies Vaccination Clinics. The annual program provides Schenectady County residents with free vaccinations for their cats, dogs and ferrets.
Posted on: January 24, 2013