More construction coming to Glenville industrial park

08-18-2017

GLENVILLE — Progress continues at the Glenville Business and Technology Park, where a building will be constructed, an old building may be reused, and the county is seeking to buy 40 acres from the federal government for further development. The town of Glenville Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday approved construction of a 98,000-square-foot building […]

Rivers Casino plans fireworks for Labor Day

08-17-2017

SCHENECTADY — Labor Day, a holiday typically commemorated with a day off work for many and a little else, will be marked by fireworks at Rivers Casino & Resort this year. The casino announced on social media Wednesday its plans to launch fireworks over the Mohawk River on Sept. 3, as an end-of-summer celebration. The […]

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 […]

Mohawk Harbor Schenectady: An Inside Look!

05-31-2017

Schenectady’s Mohawk Harbor will soon be open! As a civil engineer, I know just how this project is transforming a brownfield site into a unique destination, opening up Schenectady’s waterfront to regional visitors. Here in Schenectady, we are already seeing a positive impact on the local economy and the tourism landscape. With the project nearly […]

Down by the water: Eat, drink, relax on lake or river

05-28-2017

Yes, the ocean is only four hours away. But this summer, why not get your water therapy close to home, on a lake or a river? Mohawk River The Water’s Edge Lighthouse Restaurant 2 Freeman’s Bridge Road, Glenville 370-5300, thewatersedgelighthouse.com, Facebook Less than two miles from downtown Schenectady, Water’s Edge is a popular urban oasis overlooking the […]

Sneak Peek of Schenectady’s Mohawk Harbor Project

05-26-2017

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — In about three months, Schenectady’s newest waterfront property will likely be busy with moving vans. The Mohawk Harbor project is nearing completion on its aggressive timeline, meaning that its 209 high-end apartments will be available for rent by the end of summer. Along with the living quarters, around two dozen retail and […]

05-12-2017

Uber coming to Capital Region

04-10-2017

A ride to the nearest grocery store, restaurant, theater or bar will soon be just a tap away, as long-awaited ride-hailing services for upstate New York were officially approved as part of the state budget. The state Senate gathered Sunday evening to formally vote on the budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, which the Assembly approved […]

Grocery store a possibility at Mohawk Harbor

03-24-2017

A grocer could be coming to the Mohawk Harbor site to complement the apartments and offices opening this summer, Galesi Group CEO David Buicko said Thursday. Buicko gave a presentation about the Mohawk Harbor development to area business and municipal leaders Thursday morning in the Electric City Innovation Center, a collaborative work space located on […]

Mohawk Harbor developers pleased with progress

03-23-2017

SCHENECTADY – Work continues at the Mohawk Harbor Project in Schenectady. At the Electric City Innovation Center Thursday, the development company gave local leaders an update on how the construction project at the five-acre area that ties into the casino, downtown, and the greater Capital Region.​ “There’s a lot happening in 2017 and it’s all […]

Casino ripple effect to be felt throughout the region

03-07-2017

The new Rivers Casino & Resort will be an economic engine accelerating local economies well beyond the city of Schenectady. Regional officials are expecting big things from the $330 million casino, whose customers they think will fi ll hotels across the region and bring new customers into businesses and new visitors to local attractions. “It’s […]

Spa at Rivers Casino to open Tuesday

03-06-2017

SCHENECTADY — Splash Spa at Rivers Casino & Resort will open Tuesday afternoon, about a month after the casino itself opened, officials announced Monday. Casino and city officials will gather at 2 p.m. to celebrate the opening. The spa is located inside the casino but away from the gaming floor. That makes the business accessible to visitors who […]