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Visioning Process for Heath Farm Property Bethlehem Launches Visioning Process With Local Elected, Civic Leaders, Regional Stakeholders   Historic Heath Farm Project Story Map & Survey and Community Advisory Committee to guide a vision for over 300 acres of farmland in Glenmont and Selkirk. BETHLEHEM, NY – On Thursday, June 15, Bethlehem Town Supervisor David…

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Bethlehem Senior Services The Bethlehem Senior Services Department has many opportunities for senior citizens within the town. Residents are encouraged to sign up for the department’s newsletter, and to visit the website for the latest on events and activities.   Check out the Senior Services Department’s latest newsletter and register through Bethlehem Senior Services by…

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NYS Air Quality Warning

NYS Air Quality Warning New York State Department of Health Advises New Yorkers to Take Precautions as Unhealthy Air Quality Continues to Impact Much of the State   Employers Encouraged to Limit Outdoor Work, with Particular Concern for Vulnerable Employees   Information on Air Quality Index Found Here; Latest Forecast Found Here   Local AQI…

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Route 85 Construction Schedule Albany County Rail Trail Bridge over New Scotland Rd. (SR 85) Tentative Construction Schedule and Detour Information April 3 – Begin Removal of Existing Steel Bridge Superstructure Removal of the existing steel superstructure is expected to take one month There is a detour over Cherry and Kenwood Avenues during closures Westbound: CLOSED…

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Update on Port of Albany Expansion Project: Offshore Wind Update from the Port of Albany regarding the Port Expansion Project: Offshore Wind Energy In the coming week, the following is expected to take place: Daily meetings with design and contractor personnel Community air monitoring program equipment running on site in coordination with NYSDOH and NYSDEC…

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Chamber’s Legislative Breakfast Sponsored by Trustco Bank Feb. 16 DELMAR – The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce hosts the Breakfast with Legislators, this year featuring Assemblymember Scott Bendett, whose district now includes most of the Town of Bethlehem. Bendett’s 106th Assembly District covers most of the town of Bethlehem including the hamlets of Delmar, Elsemere, Slingerlands,…

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Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Playbook is here The Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Departments Winter/Spring Playbook is now available online. The book outlines activities and events that are available through the town for youth, adults and seniors.  Some of the events include the Winter Carnival on January 28; African Drumming and Dance on February 10; and…

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NY-Forward $200 million grants for shovel ready projects Empire State Development has released the guidelines for the new FAST-NY, a fund of $200 million in grants for shovel ready or near ready projects. According to the information, “Under the Program, ESD provides grants for pre-development activities and infrastructure investments to develop sites that will attract…

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State Report: Workforce Growing in 2022, Still Needs Big Boost A report on New York’s Labor Force, prepared by the Office of Budget Policy and Analysis was released by the State Comptroller in November. The report assesses 10-year trends and pandemic setbacks. “Collectively, these trends suggest that challenges may lie ahead with implications for employment…

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Recycle Recognition Day Nov. 15

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Everyday New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today recognized Nov. 15 as ‘New York Recycles Day,’ celebrating the state’s leadership in promoting recycling and reducing waste. New York’s efforts complement America Recycles Day (leaves DEC website), a national initiative to raise awareness of the economic, environmental, and social benefits…

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