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Schenectady is located in Schenectady County, 20 miles northwest of Albany along Interstate 90 in the Central Region of the state. It lies on the banks of the Mohawk River on the eastern end of the Mohawk Valley.

Schenectady is one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded by Dutch settlers who purchased a parcel of land at the confluence of the Mohawk River and Binne Kill from the Mohawk Indians. In 1642, Arendt Van Curler toured the Mohawk River Valley and envisioned a settlement that would become Schenectady. Some 200 years later, in 1886, Thomas A. Edison moved his Edison Machine Works to Schenectady.

Today Schenectady, population 61,821, continues as a leading center for the research and manufacture of electrical equipment. In addition, chemicals are produced here. Schenectady is the site of Union College, the first regent-chartered New York state school.

The city is part of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York metro area.

Royal Barber And Beauty School | Spencer Business And Technical Institute | Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Mallozzi's Restaurant | Bellevue Maternity Hospital Inc |
Shopping Lord Jim's Dollhouse |
Wildlife Viewing Rotterdam Veterinary Hospital |

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02/29 Coming to The area
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Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.
World's Largest Pancake Breakfast Springfield MA May11 Main Street in Downtown Springfield is turned into the largest pancake breakfast anywhere!
Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Cummington MA May25-26 All Massachusetts sheep producers and woolcraft enthusiasts are invited to participate in this event. Camping is available on the grounds for vendors and exhibitors.