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Welcome to Schenectady County!

Located in New York’s Capital Region, Schenectady is home to the arts, entertainment and history. Whether it’s touring Broadway performances at Proctors, or a day at the Stockade Historic District, Schenectady has something to offer for everyone! Bring the whole family along for a day at Schenectady’s educational museums, or sight see at the beautiful Mohawk River.
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Schenectady County News

Schenectady’s new casino will feature two well-known restaurants — Johnny’s and Villa Italia. The Mallozzi family is planning to open scaled-down versions of Italian restaurant Johnny’s on State Street and Villa Italia Bakery on Broadway at the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor. Bobby Mallozzi said the family-owned company, the Mallozzi Group, would also operate a burger joint and... Read article
Lights, camera, action — Schenectady has a film commission again. The commission’s members met for the first time last week at City Hall. Mayor Gary McCarthy said the goal is to attract films, commercials and other productions that would in turn boost the local economy and strengthen community pride. “Major blockbuster movies are a very competitive market and people are looking for specific... Read article

Featured Events

Schenectady County Peddle Paddle Run

Not Your Typical Triathlon!

Join us for a fun, family friendly, yet competitive event that provides an exciting adventure on the Mohawk River and the Mohawk Hudson Bike Path.

Disney's The Lion King at Proctors

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Proctors!
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