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FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Gearing up to fight youth gambling

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.
 
Report: Schenectady casino won on location, operator's record
SCHENECTADY

Report: Schenectady casino won on location, operator's record

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.
 
Army Corps of Engineers OK's Mohawk Harbor
SCHENECTADY

Army Corps of Engineers OK's Mohawk Harbor

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.
 
ALBANY

NY casino bidder: Attorney general probing selection process

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.
 
SCCC casino program hits the jackpot
SCHENECTADY

SCCC casino program hits the jackpot

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.
 
CAPITOL

Local Assembly members to have voice on casinos

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.
 
Mohawk Harbor PILOT extended
SCHENECTADY

Mohawk Harbor PILOT extended

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
The Galesi Group is poised to get another year of tax breaks for the Mohawk Harbor site in Schenectady.
 
Schenectady council OKs zone change for casino site
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady council OKs zone change for casino site

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.
 
Schenectady City Council mulls zoning for Mohawk Harbor
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady City Council mulls zoning for Mohawk Harbor

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.
 
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.
 
 

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