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Local diners play the waiting game, but miss seeing president

Janet Mattis of Niskayuna, left, and her friend Abby Foster of Burnt Hills hold up a sign they had planned to show President Obama at the Five Guys restaurant in Niskayuna. Obama never got the message -- he didn't visit the hamburger place during his Friday trip to Schenectady.
Janet Mattis of Niskayuna, left, and her friend Abby Foster of Burnt Hills hold up a sign they had planned to show President Obama at the Five Guys restaurant in Niskayuna. Obama never got the message -- he didn't visit the hamburger place during his Friday trip to Schenectady.
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Eileen and Doug Beach of Niskayuna were hoping for hamburgers with Barack Obama Friday afternoon. But the president decided to talk and run. Obama made his speech at the General Electric Co.’s main campus and skipped lunch in the Capital Region. The Secret Service had made inquiries about the Five Guys restaurant in Niskayuna, and there was a chance the president would visit before or after his brief stop in Schenectady. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” ...


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