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Starbucks opening in Downtown Schenectady at Rivers Casino

Starbucks will join the array of dining options adjacent to the casino floor at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady. Joining the ranks of Dukes Chophouse, Flipt, Johnny’s To-Go, Mian, and Villa Italia, Starbucks contributes to the diverse selection of high-quality

River’s Casino Employees help bring hope to cancer patients

Rivers Casino employees spent the morning of Oct. 17 at the American Cancer Society’s Hope Club volunteering as part of their larger “Rivers Gives Day of Service 2023.” Honoring their communities, five Rivers Casino locations and parent company Rush Street

MTX Group to Open Office in Downtown Schenectady

Article contributed by Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority SCHENECTADY, N.Y. —  The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority today announced that the MTX Group will establish the company’s Excelsior Region office in downtown Schenectady. “Congratulations to our economic development team for

Schenectady’s The Nest gives out 100 free chicken sandwiches

On Thursday, July 27, Schenectady restaurant, “The Nest” gave out 100 of their signature chicken sandwiches at 11:30 a.m. Free sandwiches were limited to one per customer and in-person orders only (which meant no over-the-phone holds). People started to line

Capital Region Chamber seeks Nominations for Exceptional Schenectady Businesses

Do you know of a business, organization or individual in Schenectady County that should be celebrated due to exceptional growth or expansion over the past 18 months; a new or renovated building; celebration of a significant anniversary; demonstrating extraordinary community

Governor Hochul Announces GE Vernova to Invest $50 Million to Locate an Onshore Wind Nacelle Manufacturing Operation to Schenectady County

In a press release from Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office sent out on May 23: “GE Vernova will invest $50 million to locate an onshore wind nacelle manufacturing operation to Schenectady, creating at least 160 new full-time, renewable energy jobs. This

Restoration project in works for vacant building on State Street

As a part of the Restore New York Communities Initiative that Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on May 22, a state grant will fund a restoration project on State Street. The vacant Mohawk Honda building will be turned into a national

NYS Approves Tax Credits Needed for $27 Million Crane Street Development

Governor Kathy Hochul announced on May 4, the affordable housing tax credits needed to construct a $27 million development in Schenectady’s Mont Pleasant neighborhood have been approved. “This is the outcome we hoped for and worked for, and I am

Proctors in Schenectady to receive nearly $1 million in state funding

Attention theater enthusiasts!  Proctors Theatre will receive $968,000 in funding from New York State for the 2023-24 year. It’s part of a $5 million allotment in the state budget to support upstate performing arts theaters through the “Alive Downtowns!” coalition.

New York Officials Host Gambling Problem Awareness Event

In a press conference held at Rivers Casino on Monday, May 8, New York officials are highlighting services they available to help people who might be struggling with a gambling addiction.  “Speaking at a press conference Monday at Rivers Casino

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