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The former Schenectady County Department of Motor Vehicles Building is in line for a grant to fund renovations for new use. ... Crucial cooperative agreements between the city of Albany and the town of Colonie also are in place, allowing the developer to work with just one municipal regulatory ...
McCracken on Tuesday accepted an offer from the Schenectady County District Attorney's Office for an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal of the ... on a complaint from McCracken was reduced to a misdemeanor petty larceny charge and then dismissed by Niskayuna Town Justice Peter Scagnelli.

But any changes the Schenectady County Legislature may approve next month may be moot since the director of a group that fights for the rights of ... In the city of Schenectady -- the only community in the county that requires that landlords obtain rental certificates from the local government before renting ...
SCHENECTADY -- City Councilman John Mootooveren has now been booked and released on a harassment violation, authorities said. ... SCHENECTADY COUNTY -- Crop land in Rotterdam and Duanesburg would be added to the Schenectady County Agricultural District, under a recommendation ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY -- When Schenectady County last year became the first county in the state to repeal a local law allowing the limited use of ... New York state by exempting 'sparkling devices' from the definition of 'fireworks' and 'dangerous fireworks,' but permitting local cities and counties to ...
ROTTERDAM, NY (WRGB) -- NY 5S is closed east and westbound between I-890 and NY 103 (Bridge Street) in the Town of Rotterdam due to a crash. Schenectady County dispatch confirmed two train tankers and three boxcars derailed on NY 5S in the area of Bridge Street just before 4 a.m. Wednesday.They say this ...

The preparedness drill is a partnership of Schenectady County Public Health Services, Schenectady County Office of Emergency Management, Schenectady Police and Fire Departments, Schenectady City School District, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady ARC, Sunnyview Hospital, Capital Care Medical ...
Also re-opened is the Erie Canalway Trail multi-use path that runs west from Schenectady County Community College into Rotterdam. .... One other benefit from his Windy City connections: Tetrault brought with him a significant investment in Dumbstruck from Chicago-based tech entrepreneur ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY -- Schenectady County plans to consolidate its child welfare and juvenile justice programs into a single location in downtown Schenectady early next year. In what will start the most significant reorganization of county office space in years, the county Probation Department, ...
GLENVILLE -- The town may use its eminent domain powers to acquire property for a planned 2,500-foot-long Glenridge Road multi-use trail and sidewalk to ... or access parts of seven properties for the trail, including more than 1,000 feet of county-owned land bordering the Schenectady County Airport.
SCHENECTADY — Mayor Gary McCarthy is heading to Washington D.C. Tuesday morning to discuss energy infrastructure and the city's Smart Cities initiative. McCarthy will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Energy. City Director of ...
Kenneth Tyree the city code inspection officer accused of ignoring violations at a Jay Street apartment building that burned and killed four people in 2015 ... Tyree, 54, is on trial in Schenectady County Court for manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, accused of failing to do his job and causing the ...
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Springs City Council is mulling a gun buyback program in the wake of a school shooting on Feb. .... "It's a story that's not being heard," said Schenectady County Legislator Thomas Constantine, D-Niskayuna, whose father — also named Thomas — was ...
Schenectady County will host a public information meeting next week to explain plans to construct a roundabout to ease traffic delays at River and Rosendale roads. The meeting, being held as design work starts on the roundabout, will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Niskayuna Town Hall, 1 Niskayuna ...
A large — population 34,000 — suburban town bordering New York's capital city, it is the site of much growth. ... told us that Feeney is limited in the amount of responsibility he can take on, since he has a full-time job working with the Schenectady County Economic Development and Planning Department.
SCHENECTADY COUNTY — A tax exemption for Cold War veterans was made permanent Tuesday by the county Legislature. ... Veterans who already have the exemption don't need to do anything, though anyone applying for it for the first time will need to apply to their local town, city or village assessor.
Schenectady County representatives approved the exemption, which has existed in a temporary basis for the past decade. The move comes after Gov. Andrew Cuomo last year signed a law allowing municipal governments to do so. Towns and counties across the state have been making the exemption ...

Schenectady County representatives approved the exemption, which has existed in a temporary basis for the past decade. The move comes after Gov. Andrew Cuomo last year signed a law allowing municipal governments to do so. Towns and counties across the state have been making the exemption ...
Both buildings were badly damaged by the flames, and the city demolished them. Earlier this week, Sacks testified that Tyree went floor by floor in the building and checked all the apartments for smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and also made sure smoke detectors in the hallways were operational.
SCHENECTADY — A small office building across Franklin Street from City Hall will be converted into six apartments. Urban Initiatives Group, led by John Samatulski, hopes to have the work at 432 Franklin St. completed this summer. He sought and received a zoning variance, so that the project need not ...
SCHENECTADY — Five people were arrested last week on drug charges in Schenectady, Schenectady County sheriff's officials said. Four were arrested ... On Monday, the Saratoga Peace Alliance handed out fliers throughout the city which read, "All peoples are welcome in Saratoga Springs. Ideas and ...
Niskayuna Town Judge Steve Swinton signed the order in Schenectady City Court in response to a request for the order by Schenectady County Assistant District Attorney Kyle Petit. The new order comes after McCracken was accused of violating a previously issued order of custody and visitation — he and ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY — A tax exemption for Cold War veterans was made permanent Tuesday by the county Legislature. ... Veterans who already have the exemption don't need to do anything, though anyone applying for it for the first time will need to apply to their local town, city or village assessor.
Appointed the Schenectady County historian in April 2014, Reilly has long been a big fan of 16th president Abraham Lincoln, but he doesn't count the Railsplitter as his favorite. That distinction instead goes to the nation's third president, Thomas Jefferson. The town of Niskayuna supervisor from 1970-79 ...
Also closed is the County Forest property in Duanesburg and the county bike path in Rotterdam from Schenectady County Community College west to Route 5S. The closings ... The 16,000-square-foot market serves the 3,500 residents of the town of Middleburgh but also areas from Schoharie to Gilboa.
But it is also in the early stages of seeking proposals to expand access to solar projects to individual towns — the effort for which the requests for ... about 125 employees, does most of its business in New York state and has inked deals similar to the one in Schenectady County with other local municipalities.
The city is contributing $70,000 toward the project; the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority is covering the rest of the cost. Work is expected to be completed this year. The project was designed by Lighting Dynamic, a division of M/E Engineering, which has an office at 433 State St. The ...
The head doctor at the county's Glendale Home nursing home was the highest-paid Schenectady County employee last year, with District Attorney Robert Carney and ... Gillen -- the point man on county and city of Schenectady economic development efforts -- was third, having grossed $186,456. Carney ...
The sudden drop spells relief to hundreds of residents along the Mohawk in Schenectady County who faced potential flooding to their homes Wednesday night. Some residents of ... City of Schenectady's Deputy Fire Chief Don Mareno said firefighters would continue to monitor the river overnight. There was ...
The Scotia-Glenville Republican Committee is seeking people interested in running for office in the village of Scotia or town of Glenville this year. The village this year will have elections for mayor, two trustees and village justice, while the town will have a town justice election. "The committee is interested in ...
The town planning board has canceled a public hearing it had previously slated for Thursday, following the Lystek event. GLEN — Lystek International, which is proposing a biosolids processing plant at the Glen Canal View Business Park on Route 5S, will host a public information meeting in the firehouse ...
Schenectady County, N.Y., is on track to pay 20 percent less on prescription drugs for its employees this year than in 2003. Flagler County, Fla., expects to save nearly $200,000 in 2017 on brand-name medicines for its 800 workers, its total drug costs having fallen by 10 percent since last year. Kokomo, Ind.
SCHENECTADY -- An inmate at Schenectady County jail attempted suicide Monday, but was saved by officers, Sheriff Dominic Dagostino said ... Due to construction in that area of State Street, across from the former YMCA, the replica has been put in the city garage on Foster Avenue for safekeeping.
Schenectady County and other municipalities have so far escaped such scrutiny. The county, as well as the city of Schenectady, have for several years encouraged employees to use a company called CanaRx to purchase their prescriptions at a reduced cost. Employees who use the Canadian mail-order ...
SCHENECTADY — The Schenectady County jail inmate caught on camera last week taking a set of keys has now been charged, Sheriff Dominic Dagostino said ... The theft happened as corrections officers moved inmates from Schenectady City Court, where each had court appearances, back to the jail.
SCHENECTADY — A Schenectady County jail inmate stole a set of keys during a court visit Monday, leading the jail to be placed on lockdown, Sheriff ... Officers reviewed surveillance video from the City Court holding area that showed an inmate reaching into an area where the keys were held around the ...
The county and city have received an $800,000 grant from the state Division of Criminal Justice Services of which the DA's office and Police Department got $270,393 and $351,334, respectively, with sheriff's office and probation receiving lesser amounts. In Schenectady County, the funding is used to pay ...
Schenectady, like many other cities, has a high percentage of rental housing. U.S. Census figures show that about half the city's 30,000 housing units are rentals. That's the highest percentage of any municipality in Schenectady County and about 5 percentage points more than the New York state average ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY — It was town and not county finances that ... system for distributing sales tax money is unfair to the county's five towns. ... the city receives 13 percent, and Metroplex takes another 9 percent.
"Everybody is happy with the tax decrease and Schenectady County ... of municipalities, potentially helping to bring down taxes even more.
Officials are investigating after an explosion at an asphalt plant in the Schenectady County town of Glenville rocked neighbors Thursday ...
The concept is still in its infancy, and no municipality has officially agreed to be part of the effort, Fluman said. More details will become clear once the county, city and town ... and handles the second most crimes per officer of the county's towns, ... Those statistics varied in Schenectady County municipalities ...
SCHENECTADY (WRGB) - Law enforcement agencies across Schenectady County want to join forces to fight crime more effectively.
Anthony Jasenski, Sr. Chair of the Schenectady County Legislature speaks ... The sheriff pointed to the city of Schenectady as the driving force ...
Schenectady county and several municipalities to unveil tentative budgets soon ... SCHENECTADY - Mayor Gary McCarthy will release his first city ... for the formula it uses to distribute sales tax, insisting it cheats the town.
The town Planning Board on Monday unanimously approved the $26 million Rivers Ledge project along the Mohawk River, just west of the bridge, on the ... Schenectady County joined town officials in praising the project, which was first proposed by developers Peter Luizzi and Saverio Minucci nearly two ...
Schenectady County, N.Y., is on track to pay 20 percent less on prescription drugs for its employees this year than in 2003. Flagler County, Fla., expects to save nearly $200,000 in 2017 on brand-name medicines for its 800 workers, its total drug costs having fallen by 10 percent since last year.
Mr. Koetzle's comparison of Schenectady County to only Saratoga is like comparing apples to avocados. The facts show us that of the 57 counties outside of New York City, the ... County looks more like the other upstate counties with cities. ... a “bailout plan” that reduces town taxes by raising county taxes.
The supervisor of a local town wants Schenectady County to tear up its sale-tax ... to towns, cities and villages almost entirely based on the municipalities ... The city of Saratoga Springs has been collecting its own sales-tax ...
Schenectady County does not share its sales tax fairly with the towns and it's time to revisit the agreement that leaves municipalities ... One example of the difference between a Saratoga County town and a Schenectady County town can ... the city of Schenectady about $193,000 and Metroplex $131,000.


 

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