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Free smoke alarms and installation for Mont Pleasant residents this Saturday

Did you know that October is Fire Safety Month? This means that members of the Schenectady Fire Department and volunteers from The American Red Cross will be out in our communities working toward a safer population. This Saturday, October 21st

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

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. 

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

Periods: Nothing to Be Afraid Of!

Fall is finally here! It may be a spooky season, but periods are nothing to be afraid of!  Over half of the world’s population menstruates, and yet periods are still associated with embarrassment, shame, and misconception. Let’s talk about it!

Empowering the community for a healthier future

The Schenectady Community Health and wellness fair was hosted on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. For nine years, the event has been going strong, offering health and wellness for the members of the Schenectady community. Held

Schenectady County provides community training for Narcan Kits

On Sept 6., Schenectady County Public Health Services partnered with New Choices Recovery Center to host a free naloxone training and information session for community members in the McChesney Room at the Hon. Karen B. Johnson (Central) Library, 99 Clinton

City advances Smart Health initiatives with Stay Well Program

By Stephen Williams  The groundbreaking Stay Well Program has begun the enrollment process of administering temperature sensors to patients in hopes to lower their risk of ending up back in the hospital. Ellis is working with innovative tech company, AION

The Schenectady Foundation announces launch of Food Council to combat food insecurity in Schenectady County

The Schenectady County Food Council is supported by multiple organizations and community members throughout the community to address food insecurity. The Schenectady Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the Schenectady County Food Council, a multi-organization, collaborative initiative, to increase

Summer heat, now what to eat?

When you think of summer, often ice cream, freeze pops, and other cold treats come to mind. I think of summer as a great time to get your nutrition plan on track. Summer heat often brings with it a craving

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