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Niskayuna board votes to ban fracking, limit archery

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The Niskayuna Town Board on Tuesday night moved to ban two very different practices: a controversial form of gas drilling known as hydrofracking and the use of bows and crossbows in town parks. The board voted 3-0 to enact a moratorium on fracking in the town, effectively banning the practice for three years or until state regulations supersede it. The board voted for the ban even while noting the question remains whether companies would even ...

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