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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: September 15, 2020

Columbia Street Culvert Project - Road Closure Notice

Culvert Project Map Final

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

**Road Closure on Columbia Street to begin 9/22**

Please be advised that Columbia Street will be closed beginning Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7:00am for a minimum of two weeks ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Columbia Street Culvert Project

Columbia Street Culvert Project flyer project overview 9-3-2020

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Cohoes Public Library seeking a Library Director

LIBRARY DIRECTOR I   COHOES PUBLIC LIBRARY, COHOES, NY

The Cohoes Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, community invested librarian to serve as Library Director.  Working with the Board of Trustees, the City of Cohoes, and loc...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Vacancies on the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board

The City of Cohoes is seeking to fill vacancies on the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board. Positions are appointed by the Mayor and coordinated by the Office of Planning. The Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board offers an...

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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 26, 2020

Cohoes Announces Friday Night “Eat in the Street”

During the summer of 2020, restaurant goers in Cohoes will be able to “Eat in the Street” at the array of eateries on the City’s historic Remsen Street.  This new Friday evening outdoor dining experience will be avai...

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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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