The City Council is looking to sell a building destroyed by fire on Union Street to Jeff Buell of Sequence Development. Buell bid $10,000 on the building at 708 Union St. and plans to invest between $250,000 and $300,000 to convert it into a five-unit apartment building.
Charles Proteus Steinmetz was every bit the electrical genius of Thomas Edison or Nicolas Tesla, but without the ego. That’s the opinion of Joe Hayden, the adopted great-grandson of the man often called the Wizard of Schenectady
The city of Schenectady and the University at Albany’s Center for Technology in Government have been accepted into the MetroLab Network, a group of public-private partnerships focused on bringing data to local governments.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, is pushing for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to designate the city of Schenectady as a federal “Promise Zone” to receive assistance for community development.
The Schenectady parks chosen as part of the event include the Central Park Greenhouse, Riverside Park, Steinmetz Park, Woodlawn Park, Woodlawn Preserve, Jerry Burrell Park, Hillhurst Park, Wallingford Park and Vale.
The BizHub team of advisers will work out of the BizLab, a technology accelerator on State Street, to help start-up companies in the areas of accounting, human resources, legal and recruiting services.