Galesi TBT – 1998

07-26-2018

  In 1998 Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority was formed to enhance the long-term economic vitality and quality of life in Schenectady, New York. With the help of Metroplex, one of the first downtown projects resulted in a $35 million dollars investment and the retention of 1,000 jobs. Instead of moving to the suburbs, MVP Health Care decided to build its […]

A new way to bet the horses: Rivers Casino to partner with Off-Track Betting

05-04-2018

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Patrons at Rivers Casino & Resort won’t have to worry about missing the Kentucky Derby or other horse racing action while playing the tables or slot machines. Rivers is partnering with Capital Off-Track Betting to bring live racetrack betting to a New York state casino for the first time. The news comes […]

Kayak rental company opening service at Mohawk Harbor

04-25-2018

Upstate Kayak Rentals announced this week it will begin hourly kayak rentals at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, New York, on Memorial Day. Upstate Kayak Rentals was started by Donna Larkin in 2012. The company operates two hourly rental walk-up locations and five self-serving kayak rental hubs in the Albany area. The Mohawk Harbor location will […]

Upstate Kayak Rentals Ready To Launch Operations At Mohawk Harbor

04-24-2018

Schenectady, N.Y., April 24, 2018 – The Galesi Group today announced that Upstate Kayak Rentals will offer hourly kayak rentals at Mohawk Harbor, Schenectady’s sixty-acre, $500 million waterfront development. The new kayak launch will operate starting on Memorial Day weekend and running through the fall. Kayak rentals will be available next to the 55 boat […]

Mohawk Harbor Marina manager named

04-12-2018

SCHENECTADY — Mohawk Harbor has named a manager for its marina and is preparing to open it for its inaugural season. Brian and Kathy Donovan, who own Donovan’s Shady Harbor Marina on the Hudson River in New Baltimore, will run the new facility on the Schenectady waterfront. And it won’t only be for powerboats: The […]

Looking at the Future of Rivers Casino, Schenectady

02-07-2018

One year into the opening of the Rivers Casino, the impact on the average Schenectady resident is largely undetermined. Watch the finale of the three part series and click the link below: Wygel, Barry. “Looking at the Future of Rivers Casino, Schenectady.”Spectrumlocalnews.com, 7 Feb. 2018, spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/capital-region/all-in/2018/02/08/rivers-casino-schenectady-future-outlook. 

Rivers Prompts New Construction, Development in Schenectady

02-06-2018

A year after Rivers Casino opened its doors, Schenectady has seen a number of development projects, and there’s still more to come. Barry Wygel has an in-depth look at the impact on infrastructure. Watch the second part of Spectrum’s three part series by clicking the link below: Wygel, Barry. “Rivers Prompts New Construction, Development in […]

Progress Pictures – November 14, 2017

11-15-2017

Check out the views from above! Another great  aerial photo shoot by Chris Milian Albany NY Premier Aerial Photographer and Prolific Photographer 518-495-7983 518-495-7983 www.photosfromonhigh.com. Thanks Chris Milian for capturing the beauty of Mohawk Harbor!   

Governor Cuomo Announces Communications Test Design Inc Expansion in Glenville

10-30-2017

Communications Electronics Company Doubled Initial Jobs Commitment, Employing More than 300 People. CTDI Adding Nearly 40 Jobs at Second Schenectady County Facility. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Communications Test Design, Inc. is expanding its Capital Region operations into a second building at the Glenville Business and Technology Park in Schenectady County. The Pennsylvania-based […]

SummerNight draws 20,000-plus, highlights Schenectady’s progress

07-17-2017

Schenectady SummerNight 2017 drew more than 20,000 people to the city’s downtown district Friday night, flooding State Street with revelers from throughout the Capital District who came to watch Blues Traveler perform and a fireworks display at the annual summer block party. Schenectady County District 3 Legislator Cathy Gatta said the event, now in its 10th […]

Cuomo unveils new Schenectady train station design

07-14-2017

As the old Schenectady Amtrak station came crumbling down Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stopped in the city to tout the $23 million structure that will replace it. Joined by state and local officials, Cuomo highlighted recent positive developments in Schenectady, saying a new train station is part of that. The station has been due for […]

Mallozzi family opening another Schenectady dessert shop

07-07-2017

A new dessert option will be available shortly in downtown Schenectady as the Cocobar opens its doors. As the name suggests, the emphasis is on chocolate, and a floor-to-ceiling glass wall will allow visitors to watch the treats being prepared. The little dessert shop is the latest venture of the Mallozzi family, next door to their […]