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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Schenectady County officials announced the largest and most ambitious municipal solar project in New York. The county will be partnering with General Electric to build a network of solar farms that could save the county millions. Officials say the solar farms will ...
SCHENECTADY -- The man who was encased in mud from an early-morning landslide in late January will be filing another notice of claim. This time, he's filing it against Schenectady County. Iquann Cornish, 20, claims the county failed to act, or failed to make sure the city of Schenectady, acted on ...

SCHENECTADY - Schenectady County will soon be launching a search for a new county affirmative action manager. County Attorney Chris Gardner confirmed Wednesday that Miriam Cajuste's last day on the job is Friday. "I think she did a great job for us and I wish her well in her future endeavors," ...
April 17, 2018 05:48 PM. A Schenectady County man is accused of assaulting his 2-month-old son. Police in Rotterdam arrested 21-year-old Tristan Tinney after his infant son was brought to Albany Medical Center with a brain injury and fractured ribs. Police say Tinney caused the brain injury by ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY -- Repaving and repairs to the popular SCHENECTADY COUNTY bike trail will continue this year, county officials said, and a new section of trail along the Mohawk River will open. Repaving is scheduled in the Rotterdam Junction area, after about 2 miles of the trail west ...
Man in Schenectady County admits to sexual conduct with young child. April 13, 2018 06:42 PM. A man in Schenectady County admits to oral sexual conduct with a 7-year-old child. Christian Anthony, 38, entered the guilty plea on Tuesday. He now faces 15 years in prison and 20 years of post-release supervision. He ...

SCHENECTADY COUNTY -- The SCHENECTADY COUNTY Legislature will vote Tuesday to reduce the amount of time a landlord has to store items left behind by evicted tenants. The current county law requires that tenants' belongings be stored for up to six months, or until claimed by the tenant. The ...
Garhartt, who served as vice president of the Schenectady County Sheriff's Benevolent Association, did not face any criminal charges in connection with the drug bust. He was ultimately rehired after receiving treatment for a drug problem but then sued the county in 2016 alleging it discriminated against ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY -- The SCHENECTADY COUNTY intermunicipal street crime task force, the creation of which was announced in September, should be operating by summer, officials said. The County Legislature is this month approving the intermunicipal legal agreements needed so police ...
Schenectady County reconsiders sparkler ban. April 03, 2018 12:06 PM. Schenectady County is again considering banning sparklers. The city banned small fireworks last summer. However, because of a change in state law, they have to decide on the issue again. Schenectady County was the first Capital Region county ...
Schenectady County man facing grand larceny charges. March 03, 2018 06:26 PM. A Schenectady County man is facing grand larceny charges. State Police say they ... and transferred some money to him. Bucci left, but was later found inside a car, off the road, in a ditch. He's been taken to the Schenectady County jail.
NISKAYUNA — Plans that could put a $2 million roundabout at the intersection of River and Rosendale roads got a skeptical reception at their public unveiling Wednesday night. About 40 people came to Town Hall to hear about alternatives being considered to reduce traffic delays at the T-intersection, ...
"All day and evening classes, activities and events are canceled," states a notice on the college's website. "Staff and faculty should not report to work." The YWCA's day care center at the college is also closed. The YWCA, located in the Stockade on Washington Avenue, remains open. Local roads affected ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY (WRGB) -- According to the National Weather Service, a flood warning has been issued for part of Schenectady County due to an ice jam and rising water levels in the area of Scotia. The warning is in effect until 6 PM tonight. The NWS reports that authorities have reported flooding in areas such ...
Terrance Duncan, 34, was incarcerated at Schenectady County jail in August 2015 when he died from a heart attack associated with symptoms of an enlarged heart and sickle-cell disease. The commission said CMC's medical staff at the jail failed to recognize Duncan's life-threatening illness and ...
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 ...
SCHENECTADY — Five people were arrested last week on drug charges in Schenectady, Schenectady County sheriff's officials said. Four were arrested Feb. 9 after an investigation and search warrant at 706 Pennsylvania Ave., officials said. They found prepackaged heroin, packaging material and drug ...

SCHENECTADY COUNTY — A tax exemption for Cold War veterans was made permanent Tuesday by the county Legislature. 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 ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY — The Schenectady County Legislature is preparing to borrow nearly $9.6 million for 2018 capital projects, including the funding to build the new Mont Pleasant library branch in Schenectady. The county Legislature's Ways and Means Committee approved plans for the ...
Weather and icy conditions have closed multiple parks with hiking trails in Schenectady County, the Department of Engineering and Public Works said. Plotterkill Preserve in Rotterdam; Indiankill Preserve in Glenville; County Forest in Duanesburg; and the section of the Mohawk Hudson Bike/Hike trail ...
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 ...
Spells is accused of fighting with Corrections Officers Jason Butterfield, Kristopher VanHoesen and Joseph Puglisi on Jan. 10 at about 1:40 p.m. at the facility, according to court documents. Puglisi suffered a 12-inch cut to his arm, while VanHoesen suffered a swollen foot and red marks to his face and neck.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Schenectady County agencies are preparing for potential flooding this weekend as temperatures are expected to rise. The Mohawk River is packed with ice that has the potential to jam like it did last weekend. It's not that common this time of year. One of the Schenectady ...
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 Commissioner of Planning Ray Gillen not far behind. Dr. Jung-Wen Chen, a geriatric medicine specialist who is medical director at the ...
Schenectady County jail guards rake in big overtime pay. By Paul Nelson ... Schenectady County Sheriff Dominic Dagostino announces the the formation Wednesday of a new drug enforcement unit. (Skip Dickstein ... Here are the employees who received the most in pay in 2017 in Schenectady County.
The property was bought by Terry Stewart, of Stillwater, during a Schenectady County tax foreclosure auction in 2014, but it has remained undeveloped, with a "for sale" sign posted on the property. Plans for multi-family and single-family development have been floated for the parcel but were never pursued ...
Turnover among emergency call dispatchers at the Schenectady County Unified Communication Center is high enough that the County Legislature is weighing changes in a residency requirement to make it easier to recruit new people for the demanding jobs. The Legislature on Tuesday scheduled a ...
Schenectady County has made a new deal to buy solar energy, this time from solar arrays on two properties owned by the Galesi Group. The agreement approved by the County Legislature on Tuesday would bring the county's total solar power purchases to nearly 4.3 megawatts as it pushes to be "energy ...
Jan. 08--GLENVILLE -- The state has awarded nearly $1.5 million in funding for development of a new hangar and office complex at the Schenectady County Airport. The $1.485 million grant from the state's Aviation Capital Grant program was announced Monday by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, along with ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY — After staying quiet through months of setup, Schenectady County's new tourism and convention bureau expects to assume a higher profile and start marketing the county's attractions. There are plans for a website launch in late winter, and to continue building up the staff, which ...
Previously, Richmor and the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority built at 20,000-square-foot hangar that helped attract REVA Air Ambulance to the airport. The county has also attracted three companies — Bruno Associates, C2 Design Group and Euro Tile and Stone — to occupy new ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY — Schenectady County is making $60,000 in grants available to arts organizations this year, under the County Initiative Arts Program, county officials said Monday. The funding is the most ever offered through the program, exceeding the $50,000 made available last year.
A major upgrade will be completed at a Capital Region airport with the help of a state grant. A $1.485 million state grant was announced Monday for a new Business Aviation Complex at Schenectady County Airport. The grant will be used to extend water and sewer lines to a new aircraft apron that the ...
The Daily Gazette reported in 2015 that, over the previous two years, 46 people spent at least three weeks in the Schenectady County jail because they could not afford bail of $1,000 or less. Cuomo proposed replacing monetary bail with either straight release or with certain release conditions, like ...
A milestone was reached as Mayor Gary McCarthy appointed the city's first black City Court judge on Tuesday. Teneka Frost was sworn in to a standing ovation from the crowd inside the City Council chambers. She was previously the chief administrative law judge for the state Department of State and was ...
Legislator Anthony Jasenski of Rotterdam was elected to a third two-year term as chairman of the Schenectady County Legislature on Tuesday, calling for the county to continue the progress it has made over the last decade. "I am proud to say Schenectady County is on the rebound," Jasenski told fellow ...
Joseph Delorenzo II and Kelly Benoit bought 8 McMichael Drive from Scott Klatt, Trustee for $250,000 on 11/14/17. Francis Galerie and Brittany Austin bought 21 Stephen Road from Open Door Property Resolutions LLC for $229,000 on 11/15/17. Andres Jimenez and Angel Merriman bought 20 Gleason ...
David Drobnicki and Linda Drobnicki bought Parcel on Birch Lane from John Opitz and Veronica Quinn for $135,000 on 12/01/17. Christon DiPisa bought 7 Wheeler Drive from Tammy Johnson for $220,000 on 12/01/17. Robert Barry and Marianna Barry bought 106 Cambridge Manor Drive from Joseph ...
SCHENECTADY — An inmate at the Schenectady County jail remained at Ellis Hospital Thursday for psychiatric evaluation after trying to hang himself at the facility earlier this week, according to jail officials. The man, who has been held at the jail since Nov. 4, was taken to Ellis after attempting suicide ...
The Young Men's Christian Association of the Capital District Inc. bought Parcel on Mott Road from VARM Development LLC for $300,000 on 07/24/17. Glenville. David Diaz and Michelle Diaz bought 72 Valleywood Drive from Maijane Luo and Chloe Tseng for $238,000 on 07/24/17. Patricia Sullivan ...
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 — Two departments are now investigating the theft of keys last week by a Schenectady County jail inmate. Court documents in the case filed against inmate Devin X. Hoyt and available Wednesday formally identify the keys as belonging to the Schenectady Police Department. County ...
While recently visiting the Schenectady County DMV, a friend of one worker came in, and not only did the worker come out into lobby to meet and greet their friend, she advanced her number so she was called within five minutes of being in building. The friend of the employee walked out all in smiles, while ...
The Young Men's Christian Association of the Capital District Inc. bought Parcel on Mott Road from VARM Development LLC for $300,000 on 07/24/17. Glenville. David Diaz and Michelle Diaz bought 72 Valleywood Drive from Maijane Luo and Chloe Tseng for $238,000 on 07/24/17. Patricia Sullivan ...
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.
SCHENECTADY — Two departments are now investigating the theft of keys last week by a Schenectady County jail inmate. Court documents in the case filed against inmate Devin X. Hoyt and available Wednesday formally identify the keys as belonging to the Schenectady Police Department. County ...
SCHENECTADY — Schenectady County Drug Court will be able to better assess participants' mental health issues with the help of a $400,000, three-year grant, according to program officials. The county drug court received the grant earlier this month from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice ...
SCHENECTADY — The Board of Trustees at SUNY Schenectady County Community College have passed a resolution to assist students from ...
SCHENECTADY COUNTY — County legislators will reconsider a tenant rights law from the 1990s that a landlords group says puts an unfair ...
That included more than 3,600 in Schenectady County, according to National Grid's map. About 4:30 p.m., more than 3,100 were without power ...


 

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