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Construction to close part of Front Street this week

SCHENECTADY

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

Front Street between Erie Boulevard and Monroe Street will be closed to all but local traffic at certain times over the next two weeks.

Construction at Rivers Casino continues to roll along

Construction at Rivers Casino continues to roll along

The inside of the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor is taking shape as operator Rush Street Gaming starts accepting applications for all future jobs there.

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Schenectady to get another $1M from Rivers Casino project


The city is getting another $1 million from the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor before it opens early next year.

Schenectady casino build ahead of schedule

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Schenectady casino build ahead of schedule

The Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor will be the first full-scale casino to open in upstate New York, according to members of the state Gaming Commission.

Building with bank and coffee shop planned for Rivers Casino site

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Building with bank and coffee shop planned for Rivers Casino site


The Galesi Group is proposing a retail building by the future casino to house a coffee shop and a bank, both with a drive-thru.

Galesi eyes dock to attract larger boats at Mohawk Harbor

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Galesi eyes dock to attract larger boats at Mohawk Harbor


The Galesi Group is seeking state funding to build a dock that will accommodate tour boats at the Mohawk Harbor site.

Rivers Casino hiring for more Schenectady jobs

Rivers Casino hiring for more Schenectady jobs

The future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady is now accepting resumes for a dozen positions.

Hotel to open at Saratoga racino on Thursday

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Hotel to open at Saratoga racino on Thursday

The Victorian-modern hotel that has given the Saratoga Casino Hotel its new name is about to open after more than a year of construction.

$10M of casino fee distributed to Capital Region

ALBANY

$10M of casino fee distributed to Capital Region

The Capital Region received $10 million from Rush Street Gaming’s state licensing fee for the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady.

Future Marriott hires GM, director of sales

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Future Marriott hires GM, director of sales

The Courtyard by Marriott hotel being built now at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady has hired a general manager and director of sales.

Rent starts at around $1K for Mohawk Harbor apartments

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Rent starts at around $1K for Mohawk Harbor apartments

The Galesi Group launched a new website with additional information about the future apartments at Mohawk Harbor.

Copter gives unique view of new projects, old favorites

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Copter gives unique view of new projects, old favorites

From the air, everything looks different. On Thursday, Gazette photographer Marc Schultz and I took a helicopter ride to get an aerial view of ongoing projects and popular sites in Schenectady as well as Amsterdam.

Rivers Casino signs get city blessing

Rivers Casino signs get city blessing

Rush Street Gaming of Chicago decreased its total signage for the casino and hotel from a total of 14,928 square feet to 7,479 square feet. Signage for the casino only includes wallmounted signs and does not include plans for the proposed 1,622-square-foot pylon sign.

Office, retail building approved at Mohawk Harbor

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Office, retail building approved at Mohawk Harbor

The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority approved a three-story office and retail building at Mohawk Harbor with a payment in lieu of taxes agreement during a meeting Wednesday evening.

Schenectady casino vendor fair next week

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Schenectady casino vendor fair next week

The future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor will hold an Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) vendor fair in Albany next week.

Mohawk Harbor site streets already labeled on Google Maps

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Mohawk Harbor site streets already labeled on Google Maps

The much-debated “Rush Street” at the Mohawk Harbor site is already labeled on Google Maps, even though the road doesn’t exist yet.

Rush pays $50M license fee for new Rivers Casino

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Rush pays $50M license fee for new Rivers Casino

Casino operator Rush Street Gaming paid its $50 million licensing fee to the state today to run the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady.

Jobs listed at Schenectady casino website

Jobs listed at Schenectady casino website

Rush Street Gaming listed job openings at the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady online today.

Council approves Mohawk Harbor street names

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Council approves Mohawk Harbor street names

The Schenectady City Council approved naming three streets at Mohawk Harbor Rush Street, Harborside Drive and Mohawk Harbor Way despite continued opposition.

Pylon sign plan killed at Mohawk Harbor

Pylon sign plan killed at Mohawk Harbor


Rush Street Gaming has dumped the proposed massive pylon sign from its plans for the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor.

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