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Posted on: November 25, 2020

CITY HALL will be CLOSED Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th

CITY HALL will be CLOSED Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th.

 

COURT OFFICES and DPW will be CLOSED Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th and OPEN Friday, November 27th.

 

There will be NO garbage or recy...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

City of Cohoes Police Reform and Reinvention Committee Meeting Tuesday, November 24th 5pm

The next City of Cohoes Police Reform and Reinvention Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 5:00pm in the Common Council Chambers, 2nd floor at Cohoes City Hall.  Public is welcome, masks are required.

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Mayor Keeler Applauds Governor Cuomo for Signing Legislation Prohibiting Incineration of AFFF

Cohoes, NY (November 23, 2020) – Mayor Bill Keeler today applauded New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing legislation banning the incineration of AFFF firefighting foam materials containing PFAS chemicals in Cohoes. He also praised the...
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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City of Cohoes is seeking candidates to fill openings on the Industrial Development Agency (IDA)

The City of Cohoes is seeking candidates to fill an opening on the Industrial Development Agency (IDA).  Interested Cohoes residents can submit a resume by e-mail to the City Clerk at lyando@ci.cohoes.ny.us.  Resumes may also be mailed t...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

City of Cohoes Police Reform and Reinvention Committee Meeting Tuesday, November 10th 5pm

The next City of Cohoes Police Reform and Reinvention Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 5:00pm in the Common Council Chambers, 2nd floor at Cohoes City Hall.  Public is welcome, masks are required.

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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>

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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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