Schenectady police http://wamc.org en Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy: The state of the city and casino plans http://wamc.org/post/schenectady-mayor-gary-mccarthy-state-city-and-casino-plans <p>Prior to Monday's meeting of the Schenectady City Council, Mayor Gary McCarthy delivered his state of the city address.</p><p>He told lawmakers that the city will finish the year with a small budget surplus, but noted that there are still challenges that need to be addressed, including the city’s vacant properties.</p><p>WAMC's Patrick Donges recently spoke with Mayor McCarthy, asking him first about how the city managed a surplus despite the dire financial situations being faced by other localities, and whether there is proposal in development for siting a casino in the city.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:30:00 +0000 57723 at http://wamc.org Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy: The state of the city and casino plans Midday Magazine - Dr. Alice Green, the Center for Law and Justice http://wamc.org/post/midday-magazine-dr-alice-green-center-law-and-justice <p>A forum will be held this evening at 6 p.m. at the stockade room at Schenectady County Community College in Schenectady on racial disparities in law enforcement. For more on the community forum on race and criminal justice in Schenectady WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields spoke today with the organizer, Dr. Alice Green, executive director of the Center for Law and Justice in Albany.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Brian Shields 37586 at http://wamc.org