Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, Stockade homeowner Mary D'Allesando & Senator Chuck Schumer.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer was in Schenectady Friday afternoon, standing with homeowners in the Stockade neighborhood to promote of his flood insurance reform bill.

Mayor Gary McCarthy speaks at the First Reformed Church
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The City of Schenectady is hosting a series of community meetings this week focused on mitigating flooding in its oldest neighborhood.

A still from a listener-submitted video of an ice jam on the Mohawk River, shot from Schenectady's Stockade neighborhood. File photo.

The City of Schenectady will host a series of community workshops on addressing flooding in the city’s historic Stockade neighborhood.


The City of Schenectady is gathering input as it envisions a future for its oldest neighborhood.