The village of Scotia in Schenectady County is preparing for some neighborhood improvements. Democratic Mayor Tom Gifford told WAMC's Lucas Willard about some efforts that are in the planning stages, including pedestrian improvement projects.
After 41 years at The Daily Gazette, Bill Buell is calling it quits. He spent 23 years as a sportswriter, and 18 in the newsroom, and is now taking up a new challenge as the Schenectady County Historian.
A controversial housing complex will not be coming to a riverfront property in Schenectady County after all. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports the developer pulled a proposal that faced opposition from some nearby residents.
Earlier this year, it was announced that Schenectady County had the highest per capita crime rate in New York. Now, officials are looking to curb that statistic with a new county-wide policing strategy.
A new medical marijuana cultivation and production facility will be built in the Schenectady County town of Glenville. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports it’s one of several new facilities joining New York state’s program for the drug.