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Majority at Schenectady hearing back zoning changes for Alco site
SCHENECTADY

Majority at Schenectady hearing back zoning changes for Alco site

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
The Schenectady City Council welcomed a full house Monday evening for a public hearing on proposed zoning changes for the old Alco site, with a majority of people speaking in favor of the amendments.
 
SCHENECTADY

Hearing set in Schenectady for Alco site rezoning

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

The City Council will hold a public hearing Monday on proposed zoning changes at the waterfront site where a casino and other developments will be built.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County board chairman calls on state to restore VLT cash

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
The chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors is calling on the state to restore more than a half-million dollars in video lottery terminal impact aid cut from the proposed budget Gov. Andrew Cuomo released Wednesday.
 
GLENVILLE

Glenville town supervisor wants traffic study redone

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
The town of Glenville plans to hire an engineering firm to study how traffic on Freemans Bridge Road will be affected when a casino is built across the Mohawk River in Schenectady.
 
AMSTERDAM

Sch’dy mayor lauds cities’ fight against blight

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
During an Amsterdam Common Council meeting Tuesday night, Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy addressed the partnership the two cities have solidified in recent months.
 
New York racinos face competition with new upstate casinos
ALBANY

New York racinos face competition with new upstate casinos

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015
Some New York horse tracks with video lottery machines could be facing longer odds with more casinos coming.
 
Change to Alco zoning moves ahead
SCHENECTADY

Change to Alco zoning moves ahead

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
Several Schenectady residents expressed concerns Wednesday night about tall buildings and large signs on the old Alco site as part of Galesi Group’s Mohawk Harbor development.
 
Only 1 proposal so far for casino in NY's Southern Tier
ALBANY

Only 1 proposal so far for casino in NY's Southern Tier

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
New York gambling officials hope a casino license available in the state's Southern Tier will attract significant interest — but so far, there is only one contender, and its proposal already has been rejected once.
 
SCHENECTADY

Casino site zoning on Schenectady Planning Commission agenda

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
The Planning Commission will meet Wednesday night to discuss proposed zoning changes for the former Alco site, now called Mohawk Harbor, between Erie Boulevard and the Mohawk River.
 
ALBANY

State to seek bids for Southern Tier casino

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015


New York’s Southern Tier may get a casino after all after a state board voted Tuesday to reopen the bidding process for a casino in the region.
 
ALBANY

Catskills developers want to bid for fourth NY casino

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Developers behind a proposed casino in the Catskills want to be included if a New York state board reopens the bidding process for a fourth casino license.
 
Saratoga racino's revenues slip in 2014
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga racino's revenues slip in 2014

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015
Saratoga Casino and Raceway ended 2014 on a high note with its best December ever, but still couldn’t reverse a trend of annual net revenue declines that started with an off-year in 2013.
 
ALBANY

State gaming officials willing to reconsider fourth upstate casino

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015
State gaming officials are “willing to entertain” the governor’s request for a fourth casino in the Southern Tier to benefit the economically distressed region, prompting representatives in Schoharie County to argue that a casino at Howe Caverns should also be reconsidered.
 
Casino worries, excites Glenville merchants
GLENVILLE

Casino worries, excites Glenville merchants

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Turning left out of his business on Freemans Bridge Road at rush hour is hardly an option for James Bergami.
 
Tall buildings, large signage eyed in Alco zoning changes
SCHENECTADY

Tall buildings, large signage eyed in Alco zoning changes

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Proposed zoning changes for the former Alco site as part of Galesi Group’s $480 million Mohawk Harbor development include allowances for taller buildings, more signs and larger business offices.
 
 

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