COHOES, N.Y. -- The City of Cohoes has a new mayor for the New Year. George Primeau was sworn in as the city's 37th mayor.
Primeau has been a Cohoes business owner for 28 years and has worked closely with the City of Cohoes as the Third Ward Common Council member since 2000. He has been president of the Common Council for the last five years
"It's all about Cohoes and I tell you something, I stand by that one hundred percent. We will not always agree and we may have our issues, but together, we solve our issues. Together, we sit there and make it happen," said Primeau.
Primeau is replacing outgoing mayor John T. McDonald III, who was elected to the New York State Assembly and begins his new role as of January 1st.