CDPHP Cycle! bike-sharing program rolls out in Cohoes

THE RECORD- COHOES, N.Y. — Residents and visitors of the Spindle City can now rent a bike and ride through the city, thanks to a new partnership that brings the CDPHP Cycle! bike-sharing program to the city. (READ MORE)


Times Union - Jan. 9, 2013

Aid for downtown home buyers - Cohoes offers $5,000 to lure owner occupants in bid to improve area....(READ MORE)

Troy Record - Jan. 5, 2013
New program developed to attract first time home buyers to downtown Cohoes.... (READ MORE)

The Business Review - July 15 -21, 2011 - Top Twenty Five Construction Project (ranked by project value)...#8 Harmony Mills Falls View & #22 Cohoes Falls Apartments...VIEW


Times Union - Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - By Chris Churchill Business writer - Rooms with a view in Cohoes Two projects are bringing more than 260 apartments to the Cohoes waterfront -- and promising to boost the Spindle City's recent population  growth...MORE

The Record - Sunday, March 27, 2011 - By Tim O'Brien - Rising stars Where are median home sales prices soaring? Not where you'd think. MORE

Times Union - March 25, 2011 - By Chris Churchill Region Posts Census Gains - Cities in area see share of growth, along with area suburbs, in 2010 count..MORE

Times Union - Mar 24, 2011- Cohoes on the Rise! The true hero is the resident of Cohoes. In as much as we feared we where in “Census overkill”, especially when walking the streets with ... MORE



YouTube - Opening Day at the Cohoes Farmers Market Cohoes Mayor John McDonald speaks at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Cohoes Farmers Market. This is the fourth season for the market.VIDEO

The Record  - May 20, 2010 - Cohoes works on a renaissance - An eclectic group of bankers, hair stylists, artists, church leaders, audio specialists, real estate brokers, a bike shop ...More

Daily Gazette - Mar. 28, 2010 - Couple envisions Foundry project as an art, cultural hub  — Lynne Allard and Jesse Matulis did a lot of brainstorming before picking a name for the arts and cultural center they’re creating in downtown Cohoes. The name they came up with — The Foundry for Art Design + Culture — speaks to their vision for the building they’re renovating. “Work is going to be made here,” Matulis said. “The Foundry — it’s where the work gets done.” When it opens, The Foundry for Art Design + Culture will be an arts center where local artists and residents can meet, show their artwork and offer classes and performances..More

The Record - December 30, 2009 - After five years of delays and waiting, the developer of the Lofts at Harmony Mills is expected to close today on the mill project for the second phase of the deluxe housing development...More

Downtown Cohoes enjoying revival - WNYT
COHOES -- lingualinx, a foreign language translation agency, has offices in San Francisco, London, Beijing and now -- Cohoes. "You can't just look at the ...

Gov. Paterson Signs Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits ReadMedia (press release) - Albany,NY,USA
John T. McDonald, Mayor of the City of Cohoes, said "As the economy begins to show signs of a rebound, we have a unique opportunity to direct new ...More

The Record - June 22, 2009 - Guest Editorial: Continuing revitalization of downtown - Once again, this time of year marks the start of the Cohoes Farmers’ Market as it enters its third season having two successful seasons since opening in 2007. The Farmers’ Market has expanded to 15 vendors and will include several community groups and organizations that will also be participating in this year’s market. Every Friday from 4 to 7 p.m., now until Oct. 2, the market will be held at the Remsen Street Municipal Parking Lot where you can find dairy products, fruits, vegetables, meats, baked goods, gourmet goods and much more...More

Times Union - October 6, 2008 - A post-industrial tale of two cities - Five years ago, Remsen Street was a depressing shadow of its former self. Longtime Cohoesiers remember the street as a thriving commercial strip. First it was jobs that moved beyond the city lines. Then it was people who left. Like most downtown areas, it slid slowly into disrepair. More...

Times Union - August 22, 2008 - New outlook for Cohoes Falls - Cohoes Falls was forged nearly 12,000 years ago, when millions of gallons of water rushed over and dug into the soft shale. It is the second largest falls east of the Mississippi River, smaller only than Niagara Falls. More...

The Record - August 22, 2008 - New park highlights Cohoes falls - Area residents now have a new park to view the beauty of the Cohoes falls, the second largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi River. More...

WGY810 - August 21, 2008 - Cohoes Opens New Park Highlighting Falls -
A new view of the historic Cohoes Falls now available, all thanks to a public-private partnership. More...

Capital News 9 - August 21, 2008 - New park opens in Cohoes - A new park is Cohoes is offering some new views of the waterfalls to the public. More & Video...

Times Union - August 20, 2008 -Albany County funding boosts affordable housing units - In Cohoes, Local Development Corp. will rehabilitate 237 Remsen St., a vacant building that was damaged by a fire next door. That project will receive $30000 for two housing units and commercial rehabilitation. More...

Capital News 9 - June 7, 2008 - City of Cohoes garage sale day- If you head to Cohoes, you'll notice many folks are putting their personal belongings up for sale. That’s because the city is hosting its fifth annual city-wide garage sale Saturday. More.. WATCH VIDEO

The Record - June 7, 2008 - Cohoes citywide garage sale packed with activities - The city is holding a citywide garage sale throughout today, officials said. A list of all participants and their addresses will be available at the Riverspark Visitors Center today and self-guided tour maps of Cohoes will be at the Cohoes Visitor Center on Remsen Street. More..

Daily Gazette - Feb. 24, 2008 - Baby boom generation key to Cohoes’ renaissance - On Oct. 15, Kathleen Casey-Kirschling — the nation’s first baby boomer — applied for Social Security retirement benefits. More..

Times Union - Jan. 17, 2008 - Upstate's future - During his election campaign, Governor Spitzer once referred to upstate as Appalachia, in an attempt to underscore its stagnant economy. On Wednesday, in his first State of Upstate address, he outlined his plan to improve the lot of millions of New Yorkers who live in upstate communities that have lost jobs and population in recent decades to competition from the South, West and overseas. More..

City of Cohoes - PR - Jan. 16, 2008 - MAC Source Communications to Relocate to Downtown Cohoes - By mid-January, MAC Source Communications will be new residents to the City of Cohoes, New York. More..

The Business Review - Jan. 16, 2008 - State grants will help redevelopment efforts in Amsterdam, Troy, other area cities - 50 housing units; and $544900 to help renovate a former bank at 122 Remsen St. in Cohoes, converting it into live/work artist lofts and a visual and More..

The Business Review - Jan. 11, 2008 - Cohoes showing signs of new life - The three-story abandoned building at 103 Remsen St. in downtown Cohoes was within four days of being demolished when Bob Gallagher and Steve Noble bought it. More..

The Record - Sept. 26, 2007 -  Downtown Cohoes coming back one grant at a time - Residents, politicians and the media gathered on Remsen Street Tuesday for a press conference held by Mayor John McDonald announcing a newly received grant to renovate downtown buildings. More..

Times Union - Sept. 25, 2007 - Improvements ahead for Cohoes State and private will be invested toward improving Remsen Street in the heart of downtown. More..





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