4th of July was a Blast!

Thanks everyone for coming out to the 2018 4th of July festivities!  I don't know about you, but that might have been the HOTTEST on record!

Here's the schedule, for posterity's sake!

Sunday, July 1, 2018

10:30 am - Ecumenical Church Service - Fire Department Pavilion

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

3:00 – 5:00 pm    Kids’ Carnival - Fire Department Pavilion
Children up to age 10 are invited to an afternoon of games, prizes, crafts and ice cream sundaes. Please note, all children should be accompanied by an adult. 

6:00 pm    Firefighter Skills Competition - Fire Department Lawn
Cheer on our Alplaus firefighters as they compete against neighboring fire departments in friendly competition and skills. This is a great opportunity to show your support for these important volunteers in our community. 

8:00 pm    Alplaus Block Party - Fire Department Pavilion
Come join your neighbors for an evening of fun times and celebration. There will be live music, food, and beverages! 

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

10:00 am    Parade Line-UpGlencliff Elementary School
All parade participants should arrive at Glencliff Elementary School, 961 Riverview Road, Rexford, for parade positioning. 

11:00 am     July 4th Parade - Alplaus Avenue
The parade will leave Glencliff School and travel west on Alplaus Avenue. Parade entrants will be announced as they pass the fire house. The parade will continue down Alplaus Avenue, turn left onto Belmont Ave, left onto South Ave, and left onto Mohawk Ave. The parade will conclude by turning right onto Alplaus Avenue and ending at the Alplaus Fire House.  

11:30 am    July 4th After Party - Fire Department Pavilion
Join us after the parade for more festivities and cheer. Lunch and refreshments will be available. 

Glenville Area Density Update - October 2017

The Density Update status tracker will track the status of planned multi unit development in the area and post periodic updates as they become known.

Under Construction/Planned Construction

Maple Ave Amedore Development - Yates Farm - In Construction - 44 Units
Located at the end of Alplaus Ave, on Maple Avenue

Glen Oaks Amedore Development - In Construction - 135 Units
Located in Glenville, Hillside Drive, behind the Schenectady Airport

Rexford Bridge Development (South side of Mohawk) - Construction Planned for 2018 - 192 Units
Located in Niskayuna, directly across the Mohawk from Alplaus near the new Rexford bridge

Casino Harbor Apartments - Completed - 120 Units
Located in Schenectady, right across the river from Freeman's bridge road corridor

Casino Harbor Apartments - Future Phases - 81 Units

Glen Esk Apartments in Scotia - 76 Units
Next to Scotia Glenville High School


Prime Companies Alplaus Marina - Proposal - 228 Units
Located at the end of Maritime Drive, Alplaus

Edison Club Development - Proposal - 206 Units
Details:  http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Edison-Club-wants-to-build-homes-on-fairway-12238508.php
Located at the Edison club on Riverview Rd, 1/2 mile East of Alplaus

Defeated Proposals

Balltown Rd/Van Antwerp Proposal - 52 Units - Defeated October 2017

Glenville Area Multi Unit Proposals - 1,082 New Units Currently Being Built or Proposed

Repository Online!

Major components of SaveAlplaus.org have been updated!

The Save Alplaus File Repository is online!  Check it out here - https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2H4alvmvnkHTS1WcWl5QnJrX00

The repository contains a number of resources including but not limited to:

  • Letters from the Alplaus Resident's Association to Elected Officials
  • The Prime Company's proposal for the Marina Development
  • The Glenville Comprehensive Plan
  • Directory of addresses should YOU wish to write any letters