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Empowering Schenectady: The Expansion of the Downtown Ambassador Program

It is with immense joy and a deep sense of accomplishment that I  share a pivotal moment in the journey of our beloved city. In this year’s state budget, I am delighted to announce that I successfully secured $75,000 in

Breaking Ground on a Bright Future: The Mosaic Apartments in Schenectady

This week, we marked a momentous occasion as we gathered at the groundbreaking of the Mosaic Apartments, an innovative project set to transform Schenectady’s Mont Pleasant neighborhood. Standing on the construction site, I could envision the two-building development as we

Schenectady Holiday Parade Shines Bright on Open Stage Media

‘Tis the season, and Open Stage Media was happy to once again team up with Schenectady County to help share its annual holiday parade with the public. Now in its 54th year, the evening parade took place in downtown Schenectady

Mobile Training for the Modern Workforce: A Revolution in Learning On the Go

In the ever-evolving landscape of workforce development, the need for accessible and targeted training has never been more critical. As a civil engineer by trade and someone deeply invested in our community progress, I’m thrilled to share a groundbreaking initiative

Exploring Sweet Sprig: A Small Business Gem Ahead of Small Business Saturday

In the heart of Schenectady’s historic Stockade neighborhood sits Sweet Sprig, a charming gift shop with a unique blend of seasonal delights. This week, I took a tour of this local treasure, gearing up for Small Business Saturday on November

Niskayuna class leaves lasting impression on Schenectady City Mission with Socktober donation

Niskayuna High School Class of 2024 is leaving a lasting impression and legacy behind at Schenectady City Mission.   Over their four years of high school, the class donated shoes, gloves, mittens and now more than 1,300 socks to the shelter. 

Fall Fling & Auction: Community Unites for Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady’s Premier Fundraiser, Presented by Dimension Fabricators, Inc.

On Friday, November 10, the Glen Sanders Mansion hosted a heartwarming gathering of dedicated supporters for the Annual Fall Fling & Auction, a flagship fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady, generously presented by Dimension Fabricators, Inc.

Stay Warm This Winter with New York’s Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

As the chill of the winter season settles in, concerns about heating costs start to weigh heavily on many households. In light of these worries, it’s important to highlight resources like the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) in New York

Celebrating Schenectady’s Small Business Community: A Historic Inaugural Awards Day

This week, I had the privilege to attend and participate in the inaugural Small Business Awards Day program at Proctors Theatre in the heart of our beloved City of Schenectady. It was a significant milestone as we came together to

CODE BLUE, A Growing Need

A sneak peek from Bethesda House’s Fall/Winter Newsletter… As we gear up for the colder months ahead, we want to ensure we are prepared and ready for the influx of individuals seeking warm shelter at night. Many are street homeless,

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