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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Mayor Gary McCarthy Statement on the Passing of Karen B. Johnson

SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy released the following statement regarding the passing of Karen B. Johnson:

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Schenectady City Hall Clock Tower Lit Orange for National Gun Violence Awareness

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.

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Mayor Gary McCarthy Statement on the Passing of Frank Duci

SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy released the following statement regarding the passing of Frank J. Duci

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Eight More Blighted Buildings Headed for Demolition in Schenectady

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.

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

City Hall Clock Tower Turning Red, Blue, and Yellow for Autism Awareness

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.

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Public Meeting Scheduled for Kings Road Bridge Replacement Project

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.

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

City of Schenectady to Host ‘Building A Resilient Stockade’ Community Design Workshop Series

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.

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Mayor McCarthy: Take Precautions for Extreme Wind Chill and Cold Temperatures

SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy urged residents take precaution for the extreme wind chill and cold temperatures forecasted throughout the week.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Mayor McCarthy and The Schenectady Foundation Announce Thriving Neighborhoods Challenge Grants

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.

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

*Stockade Flood Warning Advisory*

Flood Warning Advisory

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Mayor McCarthy Urges Residents to Exercise Extreme Caution During Storm

Fleet Finder Screenshot

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

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Mayor Gary McCarthy: 2019 Schenectady State of the City Address

SCHENECTADY – On Monday evening, Mayor Gary McCarthy will give the 2019
State of the City Address at Schenectady City Hall. The speech will focus on key subjects such
as four consecutive years of property tax cuts,

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Cities of Albany, Plattsburgh, Schenectady, and Troy Sue Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioid Epidem

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

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Mayor McCarthy Applauds REDC Funding for Crane Street Revitalization and North Ferry Street Pump

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

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

City Hall Clock Tower to Honor President George H. W. Bush

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.

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Mayor McCarthy Announces Promotions in Schenectady Fire Department & Police Department

The City of Schenectady will host a promotion ceremony Monday evening for the
Schenectady Fire and Police Departments ahead of the scheduled City Council
Committee Meeting.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Mayor McCarthy: City Awarded $3 Million for New North Ferry Street Pump Station

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

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Community Meeting Scheduled for Proposed Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area

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

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Schenectady Municipal Golf Course to Close for Season on Sunday

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.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

National Grid, City of Schenectady Begin Work on Smart City Streetlight Initiative.

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.

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

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

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.

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Mayor McCarthy Announces Grand Opening of New Schenectady Train Station

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.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Mayor Gary McCarthy Statement on $3 Million Grant for New Boys & Girls Club

“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.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Community Meeting Scheduled for Stockade Flood Mitigation Project

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)

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Mayor Gary McCarthy and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #35

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.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Thriving Neighborhoods Challenge Schedule

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.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Thriving Neighborhoods Challenge

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.

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

NATIONAL GRID, CITY OF SCHENECTADY RECEIVE APPROVAL FOR SMART CITY STREETLIGHT INITIATIVE

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”

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Union Triangle and Morris Avenue Districts Now Eligible for Historic Tax Credits

Property Owners in Union Triangle & Morris Avenue Districts Now Qualify for Federal and State Historic Tax Credit Programs

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

City Kicking Off 4th Annual ‘I Love My Schenectady Parks Day’

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.

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Schenectady HOMES Program Partner Opens Office in Downtown Schenectady

SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary R. McCarthy and the Schenectady HOMES Program welcomed Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Blake, Realtors (BHHS) to Downtown Schenectady on Thursday.

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

City of Schenectady and Local Partners Launch Economic Opportunity Plan

New Public-Private Partnership to Include Job Training for Local Residents and Construction Management Training for Small Firms

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

City of Schenectady Awarded ‘Smart 50 Award’ for 2017 Smart City Report

Smart 50 Horizon Award

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.

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Schenectady Council Supports Mayor McCarthy’s Action Against Opioid Industry

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.

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

HOMES Program Hosting City-Wide Open House

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.

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Mayor McCarthy Urges Residents to Exercise Caution While Traveling

SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy reminded residents to prepare for the forecasted snow storm and priority street plowing.

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Engage For Health

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

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Schenectady Receives CDTC Funding for Craig Street Redevelopment Plan

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

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Mayor Gary McCarthy Testifies at Congressional Hearing on State of Nation’s Energy Infrastructure

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.

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Mayor McCarthy Announces New HOMES Program Partnership

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.

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

City of Schenectady Adopts Law to Expand Access for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Upgrades

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.

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Schenectady Projects Honored By Capital Branch of American Public Works Association

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.

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Mayor McCarthy Announces New Homebuyer Assistance Program to Renovate Vacant Properties

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.

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Mayor McCarthy and Commissioner Eidens Announce Expanded Buildings Department Coordination

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

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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 13, 2017

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 3, 2017

Household Hazardous Waste 2017 Collection Program

Household Hazardous Waste 2017 Collection Program

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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: January 17, 2017

2017 Annual Action Plan Request for Proposals

2017 Annual Action Plan Request for Proposals

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News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2018

118 Jay Street

Mitchell Ramsey submitted a proposal to operate a neighborhood tavern on 118 Jay Street. Approved May 16, 2018

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Development Planning Commission Projects
Posted on: June 1, 2018

514 State Street

A site plan proposal to operate a furniture showroom at 514 State Street has been submitted by Urban Doers. Approved May 16, 2018

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

388 Broadway

John Roth of Highbridge Broadway, LLC received site plan approval to re-construct the office building at 388 Broadway. Approved March 21, 2018

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

432 Franklin Street.

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 

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

International Hair Design

1753 State St

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

Development Planning Commission Projects
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Ya Ya's House

135 Broadway 3

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

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Check the Health and Welfare

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)

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Updated on July 4th Shots Fired

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.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Statement from Chief Eric S. Clifford in regards to recent NYCLU analysis

“Approximately a month ago, the Schenectady Police Department was made aware of an analysis conducted by the NYCLU.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

MAYOR TO INTRODUCE AND SWEAR-IN FIVE (5) NEW POLICE RECRUITS

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.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Shooting in the area of Emmett Street and Hamlin Street

The Schenectady Police Department is currently investigating a double shooting which occurred last night, July 4, 2019, at approximately 11:30pm

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Ashmore Ave / Central Pkwy Auto-Pedestrian Auto Accident

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.

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Stolen Dirt Bikes

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.

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Sunmark Robbery

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.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Annual Awards Ceremony

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.

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Schenectady Police Traffic Safety

The Schenectady Police Department in collaboration with the

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Arrest of Schenectady Officer

In the early morning hours of April 18, 2019 the Schenectady Police Department was contacted by Utica Police Department

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Emmett Street Shots Fired (Update)

In regards to the shots fired incident that occurred at 931 Emmett St

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Emmett St Shooting

At approximately 10:19 this morning officers were dispatched to the 900 Block of Emmett St for a report of shots fired.

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Oak Street Bridge Dog Death Investigation

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

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

New York State Humane Association $1,000 Reward

The New York State Humane Association, headquartered in Kingston, NY is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction

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Posted on: March 10, 2019

Victory Ave Shooting

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

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Mohawk River Weather Advisory

The water level in the Mohawk River has gone down, but the potential for flooding in the Stockade neighborhood still exists.

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Weather Advisory

The City of Schenectady would like to alert the residents in the Stockade neighborhood of possible flooding in the Mohawk River.

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Retirement of Detective Jeremy Pace

The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media to attend a “walk-out” retirement ceremony for Detective Jeremy Pace

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Posted on: January 20, 2019

Snow Storm Update

A message from the Schenectady Police Department and Mayor McCarthy.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Priority Streets in the City of Schenectady

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.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Missing Person

The Schenectady Police Department’s Youth Aid Bureau is requesting the public’s assistance in regards to a missing juvenile female.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Schenectady High School Auto/Pedestrian Accident

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.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Arrest made in McClellan St Stabbing

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.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Schenectady Police Department’s K9 Ramo & Flynn to get donation of body armor

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

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

MAYOR TO INTRODUCE AND SWEAR-IN EIGHT (8) NEW POLICE RECRUITS

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......

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Hampton Inn Robbery

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.

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

8 N Church St Incident

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).

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Santa Drop-Offs

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.

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Schenectady Police Chief Graduates from FBI National Academy

Police Chief Eric S. Clifford graduated from the FBI’s National Academy (FBINA) on December 14, 2018

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Random Santa Drop-Offs

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.

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Handgun Arrest

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.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Fraud Alert

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.

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Posted on: November 10, 2018

Stockade-athon Road Closure / Traffic Delays

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.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

8th Avenue Gun Arrest

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.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Vehicle Larcenies

The Schenectady Police Department is asking residents to ensure their vehicles are locked when parked, especially in the overnight hours.

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Posted on: October 27, 2018

State St / Elder St Shooting

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.

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Posted on: October 27, 2018

Albany St / Brandywine Ave auto-pedestrian.

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.

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Retirement of Detective Edward Ritz

The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media to attend a “walk-out” retirement ceremony for Detective Edward Ritz

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Statement in regards to Grand Jury findings and Attorney General’s report

Today the Attorney General’s Office released the result of the grand jury case

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Statement from Chief Eric S. Clifford

Statement from Chief Eric S. Clifford in regards to the lawsuit and settlement involving Ms. Cottone:

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Auto / ATV Accident

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).

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Retirement of Detective Lieutenant Edward Barbagelata

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

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Reckless Endangerment Arrest/Looking for information

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.

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Search Warrant Arrest

On Thursday September 13, 2018 Detectives from the Schenectady Police Department’s Special Investigative Unit (SIU) executed a search warrant at 238 Division St.

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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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