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Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy delivered his State of the City address last night.

The Schenectady City Council. (Mayor Gary McCarthy is seated upper right.)
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The city of Schenectady has a new budget in place after the city council narrowly passed it Friday.  There may be a few bumps in the road ahead.

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Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy presented his budget proposal Monday night at City Hall.

Ralph Boyd Sr. (center) poses with members of Community Fathers Incorporated.
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A beloved Schenectady activist died over the weekend.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about a dirt bike stunt in a Schenectady, New York grocery store. The pair also discuss the Thriving Neighborhoods Challenge in Schenectady.

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General Electric is laying off 200 hourly workers at its power unit in Schenectady, New York. Another 25 unfilled jobs will also be eliminated.

Schenectady's African American community invites everyone to join the Juneteenth celebration!
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The Hamilton Hill Arts Center is hosting its 18th Annual Juneteenth celebration in Schenectady today and Saturday.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about arrests made within the Galway Police Department Tuesday.  The pair also discuss a pending lawsuit filed against the city of Schenectady.  The lawsuit was filed by the owner of a property demolished following a landslide in January.

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The initiative to outfit Schenectady police officers with body cameras is moving forward, but not as quickly as first envisioned.

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The City of Schenectady has introduced a new set of tools designed to assist buyers in rehabilitating vacant properties. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…

Leaders in Schenectady kicked off 2018 Tuesday night. As WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports, Schenectady has a new city council president, a new city court judge, and an agenda for the new year.

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A city council candidate forum was held at Proctors in Schenectady last night, hosted by the Daily Gazette. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard questioned candidates as a panelist. Here’s a recap.

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Services will begin this afternoon to honor former Schenectady Public Safety Commissioner Wayne Bennett, who died earlier this week at age 71 after a battle with cancer. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports Bennett, who also served as a State Police Superintendent, is being remembered as a man who fought to restore the integrity of Schenectady’s police force.

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