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FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
Monday, March 2, 2015
As developers move forward with the construction of three casinos in upstate New York, Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties is joining 19 other community organizations across the state this year in an effort to reduce youth gambling addiction.
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
The state Gaming Facility Location Board chose Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady for a casino license because of Rush Street Gaming’s strong track record and the casino site’s riverfront location.
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed off on a permit allowing the Galesi Group to move forward with a key component of the developer’s plans to revitalize the old Alco site — a 50-slip harbor.
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
A losing bidder for a New York casino license says Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the state's selection process.
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
Interest in Schenectedy County Community College's casino and gaming management program has been growing rapidly since the state Gaming Facility Location Board recommended Rivers Casino for a license as one of the first commercial casinos in the state.
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Local Assembly members recently appointed to the state Assembly’s Racing and Wagering Committee are looking to ensure a casino in Schenectady is successful.
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
The Galesi Group is poised to get another year of tax breaks for the Mohawk Harbor site in Schenectady.
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
The Schenectady City Council approved zoning changes for the old Alco site Monday evening, moving development of housing and a casino at Mohawk Harbor another step forward.
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015
The Schenectady City Council reviewed proposed zoning amendments for Mohawk Harbor Tuesday evening, with discussion centered on the Planning Commission’s authority to call for changes in design plans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015
Some New York horse tracks with video lottery machines could be facing longer odds with more casinos coming.