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Cohoes Mayor Bill Keeler

Cohoes Police Department swearing in Todd Waldin
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Cohoes, New York has a new police chief for the first time in 27 years. 

The sign outside Cohoes Music Hall
Lucas Willard / WAMC

A theater company well known to Albany residents will take over management of the Cohoes Music Hall.

The Norlite facility in Cohoes, NY.
Jackie Orchard / WAMC

There have been major developments related to the Norlite Hazardous Waste Facility in Cohoes.

Cohoes Mayor Bill Keeler, Assemblymember John McDonald
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A bill banning the burning of AFFF firefighting foam has passed both the New York State Assembly and Senate. The legislation was crafted specifically for Cohoes, as the prohibition would only impact cities with populations between 16,000 and 17,000 people.

William Keeler
William Keeler

Concerns remain over environmental pollution from burning toxic materials at the Norlite site in Cohoes.

William Keeler
William Keeler

The first-term mayor of Cohoes addressed allegations that he misused city resources on his property at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting.

Bill Keeler, Shawn Morse
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The last mayor of Cohoes and his successor are at odds over dirt and an allegation of theft of services.

Dr. David Bond speaking during a Zoom video conference.

The mayor of Cohoes is siding with environmental activists who are recommending immediately stopping the burning of PFAS at a local plant.

Officials gathered at the LOB in Albany for the announcement about new legislation to ban the burning of substances containing PFAS chemicals.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Two Democratic state lawmakers from the Capital Region are introducing new legislation to ban the burning of substances containing PFAS chemicals.

Cohoes Mayor Bill Keeler speaking Feb. 25, 2020.
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Environmental groups, community activists and elected officials are ramping up concern over potentially dangerous burning in the city of Cohoes.

WAMC file photo

There's a new air quality threat facing residents of Albany County.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The troubled Cohoes Senior Center was the venue for today’s State of the City address by new Mayor Bill Keeler. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was there.

Bill Keeler

Bill Keeler is scheduled to be sworn in as the mayor of Cohoes, New York on New Year’s Day. The former New York State Police major will take over a city hall that has seen plenty of change over the past year.