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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Road Closure Notice for New Courtland St. beginning Monday 10/26

*Road Closure Notice - New Courtland St.*                

Please be advised that CP Rail will be replacing the Railroad Crossing on New Courtland Street beginning Monday, October 26th....

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Update re: Road Closure on Columbia Street

Columbia Street Culvert Project between Baker Ave. and Simmons Ave. 

 **Update re: Road Closure on Columbia Street **

Please be advised that due to unforeseen circumstances with National Grid, the replacement of the culvert on Columbia Str...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Public Information Session On Norlite October 21st Mark your calendar...

Public Information Session On Norlite October 21st 

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Join us for a virtual public information session.

The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Health (DOH) and the City of Cohoes will hold a virtua...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

DEC announces soil and water testing in Cohoes

Cohoes NY- NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos came to Cohoes today to announce the start of a comprehensive soil and water sampling initiative to help provide answers to community concerns about Norlite’...
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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Cohoes Mayor Bill Keeler Releases 2021 Budget Proposal

Cohoes, NY (September 18, 2020) – Cohoes Mayor Bill Keeler today released his proposed 2021 budget, designed to guide the city through the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The $24.5-million budget proposal, includes:

  • 2% cut ($424,000)...
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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Cohoes Reaches Agreement with Firefighters Union to Safely Control Fire Department Overtime

Cohoes, NY (September 17, 2020) – The City of Cohoes has reached an agreement with the Cohoes Local 2562 Firefighters Union that will keep staffing at a safe level and save taxpayers $130,000 over the next two years.  

Designed to contai...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

New Cohoes Police Chief and Assistant Chief Sworn In, Four Officers promoted, New Patrolman Sworn In

1. sworn in group

The Cohoes Police Department has new leadership at the top. Police Chief Todd Waldin and Assistant Police Chief Timothy Keefe were sworn in today during a ceremony at the Cohoes Music Hall along with Lt. Shanahan, Sgt. Reiter, Sgt. McKown, Sgt. Kendrick a...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Cohoes Seeks to Safely Control Fire Dept Overtime Costs in Midst of Fiscal Crisis

Cohoes, NY (July 27, 2020) – The City of Cohoes is seeking to safely save $100,000+ in Fire Department overtime costs in response to the fiscal crisis due to COVID-19 related revenue losses expected to exceed $1-million this year. 
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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Cohoes Facing Fiscal Crisis Due To COVID-19 Related Revenue Losses

Cohoes Facing Fiscal Crisis Due To COVID-19 Related Revenue Losses

Cohoes Second Quarter Sales Tax Revenue Declines 25% 

- Drop of Nearly $400,000 - 

  

Cohoes, NY (July 20, 2020) – Second quarter sales tax revenu...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Mayor Keeler's statement about DEC's actions to further restrict Norlite incineration of AFFF

In response to news today from The NYS-DEC: DEC Announces New Actions to Further Restrict Norlite Facility’s Incineration of Firefighting Foam and Emerging Contaminants<http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/120670.html>

Here is Mayor Keeler&rsquo...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Organizers Plan Cohoes Peace Rally for Saturday -Expect Temporary Road Closures-

Cohoes, NY (June 11, 2020) –  A peace rally and march in Cohoes is scheduled for Saturday, June 13th, with a gathering at Berkley Park beginning at 1pm, a march through the city stepping off at approximately 3pm, a stop at City Hall alo...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Drive-Thru Food Pantry

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People in need of food can get groceries at a Drive-Thru Food Pantry on Thursday, October 29th beginning at 10 a.m., in front of the Cohoes Visitor’s Center, 58 Remsen Street.   

This food distribution is hosted and run by BSNB ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

57th Annual Turkey Trot has gone virtual! Registration is now open!

Turkey Trot 2018

The Cohoes Turkey Trot has gone virtual and registration is now open!! Keep the tradition alive by running 3.5 Miles anytime, anywhere between Tuesday, November 24th and Saturday, November 28th. You can download your virtual bib, report your resu...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

U Text, U Drive, U Pay Distracted Driving initiative

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Distracted driving has become an increasingly dangerous and sometimes deadly problem across the country.  To increase public safety, the Cohoes Police Department is participating in the nationwide “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” Distracted Driving initi...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Operation See! Be Seen!

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October is Pedestrian Safety Month, designated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
During October the Cohoes Police Department will be educating drivers and pedestrians about crosswalk safety – including outreach to stu...
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Police
Posted on: August 19, 2020

New Cohoes Police Chief and Assistant Chief Sworn In, Four Officers promoted, New Patrolman Sworn In

1. sworn in group

The Cohoes Police Department has new leadership at the top. Police Chief Todd Waldin and Assistant Police Chief Timothy Keefe were sworn in today during a ceremony at the Cohoes Music Hall along with Lt. Shanahan, Sgt. Reiter, Sgt. McKown, Sgt. Kendrick a...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Organizers Plan Cohoes Peace Rally for Saturday -Expect Temporary Road Closures-

Cohoes, NY (June 11, 2020) –  A peace rally and march in Cohoes is scheduled for Saturday, June 13th, with a gathering at Berkley Park beginning at 1pm, a march through the city stepping off at approximately 3pm, a stop at City Hall alo...

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