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Schenectady County Resources For Help With Meals During The Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, many people start to prepare menus for big holiday gatherings with friends and family, while others may not know if they will even have a holiday meal.  The United States Department of Agriculture defines food

Your Schenectady Stories presents: “Nourishing Hope- Working toward food justice in the the Electric City”

By Marlene McTigue Welcome back to Your Schenectady Stories!  In episode two of our podcast: “Nourishing Hope- Working Toward Food Justice in the Electric City”- we introduce you to three community members who are working every day to combat hunger

Electric City Food Co-Op making moves

October is National Food Co-op Month!   As October marks National Food Co-op Month, it is important to place emphasis on the theme of “Owning Our Identity”, encouraging contemplation on the distinctive attributes that set cooperative enterprises apart within the

A series of Farm to School pop-up Markets end at Keane Elementary

Pop-up produce stands outside of elementary and middle schools have been a hit in Schenectady over the course of the month. Oct. 17 marked the last of the four pop-up farmer’s markets in collaboration with National Farm to School Month. 

YWCA NorthEastern NY partners with local businesses for first Dine for DVAM

For the first time, throughout the month of October, the YWCA NorthEastern NY is partnering with local businesses to raise funds for their domestic violence support services. As October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), the collaborations are being called

Concerned for the Hungry of Schenectady County provides free Thanksgiving meals for those in need by Marquitta Beasley

Schenectady County families who are having a hard time makes ends meet can receive some Thanksgiving meal assistance this holiday season From Concerned for the Hungry (CFH).  Founded in 1979, a small group of individuals who recognized that the need

An Unbeetable experience. New vegan restaurant and arcade experience opens in Schenectady

On Oct. 12, Unbeetable, a vegan bar and arcade in downtown Schenectady, celebrated its official ribbon cutting since opening in early September.  Led by the Capital Region Chamber, Unbeetable and its owner Chelsea Heilmann were given recognition for bringing something

Downtown brings the heat with Wing Walk 2023

Schenectady hosted another successful wing walk on Oct. 7, bringing a large crowd out to taste different delectable wings around downtown Schenectady. Braving the rain, hundreds of Schenectady residents and more, walked around to various restaurants in downtown Schenectady to

Sip into Fall with miBrewology

The Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) will hold an AfterDark event for adults age 21 and over on Sept. 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., with VIP entry at 5:30 p.m.  AfterDark: miBrewology will focus on the science

Herbie’s Burgers opens Schenectady location

The fifth Herbie’s Burgers location opened on Aug. 21 within the Jay Street Marketplace but held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Aug. 29. In attendance at the ribbon-cutting ceremony, were Mayor Gary McCarthy, New York State Senator

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