The SUNY College & Career Counseling Center at SCCC will be hosting a Community JOB FAIR on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 11 AM - 3 PM on the first floor of Center City, located at 433 State Street, Schenectady. This is a great event in #Schenectady that is free and open to the public with nearly 40 employers in attendance where you will have the opportunity to meet with many people from a variety of backgrounds and interests. Schenectady County Community College (SUNY SCCC)

Thank you Solomon Syed and Spectrum News Capital Region for the opportunity to discuss ways local governments like the City of #Schenectady can use energy sustainability to reduce costs, save taxpayer dollars, and improve the delivery of services. New York Conference of Mayors

Local governments are willing to find ways to consolidate and share if it means saving taxpayers money, but they don't want another unfunded mandate.

***NOTICE*** We ask residents and evening commuters to please exercise caution while on the roads this evening. A Winter Storm Advisory is still in effect and the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) currently projects #Schenectady to receive 8-10 inches of snow Wednesday evening and into Thursday.

Priority street parking restrictions go into effect after the accumulation of 3 inches or more of snowfall. Vehicles parked on priority streets may be ticketed or towed. Priority st...reets are as follows:

• Van Vranken Avenue
• Nott Street (Erie Boulevard to Wendell Avenue)
• Union Street
• Eastern Avenue
• Brandywine Avenue (State Street to Rugby Road)
• McClellan Street (State Street to Rugby Road)
• State Street
• Erie Boulevard (State Street to I-890)
• Albany Street (Veeder Avenue to Elm Street)
• Altamont Avenue
• Schuyler Street (Michigan Avenue to Altamont Avenue)
• Michigan Avenue
• Crane Street
• Chrisler Avenue
• Broadway (State Street to the city line)
• Campbell Avenue (Broadway to Fairview Avenue)

Please be sure to check your local news reports for any updates. For additional information regarding snow and parking restrictions, residents may call the Bureau of Service at 518-382-5151, the Police Department at 518-382-5211, or visit the City’s website:

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Special thank you to the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation, Discover Schenectady, and the Capital Region Chamber for a truly spectacular and successful Schenectady Restaurant Week 2018 in our Electric City!

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Angelo Santabarbara is with Nicole Parisi and 3 others at Duke's Chophouse.

Another great night of Restaurant Week with the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation! We’re at Duke's Chophouse at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady. A great meal with great company!

Residents are encouraged to attend a Citizen Preparedness Training Event at Schenectady County Community College (SUNY SCCC) tomorrow hosted by the New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services. Click here to register:

“With severe weather events becoming more frequent and more extreme, it is more important than ever that New Yorkers are prepared for disasters and know what to do in an emergency.” - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, 2014 State of the State Address

Thank you, Congressman Paul D. Tonko, for the opportunity to address the "State of the Nation's Energy Infrastructure" in the Energy Subcommittee on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and for the work you do every day for the residents of #Schenectady and the Capital Region.

The City of Schenectady has a long and proud history of innovative and creative technology. The conversion of street lights to LED will cut electrical costs by 50%, and additional features such as environmental sensors, WiFi, cellular communication, and data analytics will enable better and more cost effective delivery of services.

We hope our partnership will create a replicable model for other communities across the country.

Schenectady Mayor McCarthy was invited to testify before the Energy Subcommittee at the urging of Congressman Paul D. Tonko.

The ongoing efforts of Schenectady to further invest in infrastructure by leveraging convergent technologies will not only make the City more energy productive, and economically and environmentally sustainable, but will assist in New York State’s economy-wide target of greenhouse gas reduction. These types of projects have the potential to transform communities and have clear implications for the global competitiveness of this country.

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Paul D. Tonko was live.

Schenectady, New York is quickly becoming a national leader in Smart City energy infrastructure. I am delighted to welcome Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy as a ...witness at our Energy & Commerce hearing today on the “State of the Nation’s Energy Infrastructure” so that leaders throughout the country can learn from Schenectady’s example.

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Schenectady County officials are urging County residents to register for the county’s RapidNotify alert system. RapidNotify is an automated electronic system is used by the County to send out text and/or phone call alerts to residents in the event of an emergency situation. Should an emergency occur, such as river flooding and boil water orders, this is the fastest way for residents to receive alerts, information, and updates.

Residents with cell phone and/or unlisted landline numbers are NOT automatically included in the system and would need to register those numbers to receive RapidNotify alerts. Visit our website to register your phone numbers today. *PLEASE NOTE: Please make sure your Facebook app is set to open links in external browsers. This page will not open in the Facebook browser. You can register on any desktop and laptop computer using Chrome, Safari or IE browsers.

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Thank you Capital Tonight for the opportunity to discuss New York Conference of Mayors legislative meeting, and areas where state and local government can partner in a bipartisan approach, such as infrastructure, water and sewer, and costs for public safety, to improve the quality of life in our communities.

Mayors from around the state gather in Albany to press their collective and bipartisan agenda with state lawmakers. Binghamton Mayor Rich David and Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy discuss.

Vacant and distressed properties continue to be a major burden on city resources. For the past six years our Homeownership Made Easy in Schenectady (HOMES) Program has built partnerships between realtors, lenders, and community organizations to promote and facilitate homeownership.

The SONYMA Neighborhood Revitalization Program, which offers owner-occupied buyers up to $20,000 in rehab assistance for the purchase of vacant properties, will be a significant additional tool for us to strengthen our homeownership efforts.

I would like to thank Governor Cuomo and New York State Homes & Community Renewal Commissioner Visnauskas for offering this vital rehab assistance program for homebuyers in #Schenectady, and helping us advance our mission of facilitating homeownership and improving our neighborhoods.

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HCR Commissioner Visnauskas and City of Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy expand @NYGovCuomo's Neighborhood Revitalization Program in Schenectady to help new homebuyers purchase and renovate abandoned and foreclosed "Zombie" properties.

Governor Cuomo announces the launch of the Neighborhood Revitalization Program in Schenectady County to help new homebuyers purchase and renovate abandoned and foreclosed "Zombie" properties.

It was a privilege for me to appoint Teneka Frost as your City Court Judge. She has an extensive record of community engagement and public service, in addition to a broad professional and legal background. She will be a great judge and serve this community well.

Teneka Frost acknowledged she will be the first black City Court judge and how important that is. She said she wanted to make sure children in the community were exposed to everything that goes on in a courtroom, but also that they knew what services were available to them.

She will lean on personal background, legal education for new role

The Capital Region was awarded $85 million in #REDC funding for numerous projects throughout the region. Special thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Capital Region Economic Development Council for your commitment to #Schenectady's economic growth and revitalization.

Follow this link to view the list of projects:…/2017-regional-council-award-cerem…

The Capital Region was again one of the most heavily funded of the state’s 10 regions

The free and open Internet is critical to the economic vitality of our community. That's why we joined 57 other communities across the country in taking a stand for #NetNeutrality.

To read our letter to the FCC, click here:

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Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation to Downtown Schenectady's City Hall-iday

Join the fun this Saturday, December 9th from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. at Schenectady's beautiful City Hall. Here is a schedule of activities throughout the day.

The City of Schenectady Office of Affirmative Action will be hosting a workshop for MWBE firms performing public work in New York State on Tuesday, November 28th, from 3PM-6PM, at the Electric City Innovation Center, 433 State Street, 4th Floor, Schenectady, NY 12305. All MWBE firms interested in learning about this program are encouraged to attend.

The workshop is co-hosted by the Associated General Contractors of New York State (AGC), Eastern Contractors Association (ECA), ...Northeastern Sub-Contractors Association (NESCA) and the Association of Minority Enterprises of New York (AMENY).

The event will cover topics such as competitive bidding, labor law requirements, claims, Section 3 law, and more. Following the workshop, there will also be a networking reception hosted by AMENY.

For additional information or questions, please contact Ron Gardner, at 518-382-5199 ext 5374, or

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Small Business Saturday stresses the importance of local businesses on our City’s overall success. Schenectady has always had a tremendous sense of community, so I encourage everyone to come out this Saturday and support the many independent businesses that make #Schenectady a wonderful place to live, work, and visit.

Thank you to Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation, Capital Region Chamber, and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara for the work you do to help support our local businesses.