If you want to live in Niskayuna, be prepared to pay. Niskayauna homeowners have the highest tax bills in the Capital Region, according to a report released Thursday that compares the tax bills on median-value homes.
The thing with underwater robots is, so much can go wrong. If the motors are pointed in the wrong direction, the robot is hard to control. If the weight of the robot isn’t properly distributed, it will tip over. Water can infiltrate electrical switchboards.
The Schenectady Jewish Community Center hosted its first S.T.E.M. Sunday on Sunday afternoon, which allowed kids to explore 18 stations related to science, technology, engineering and math. The activities were aimed at kids ages 3-7.
The Schenectady school board last week approved nearly $16 million worth of contracts, awarding more than $7.9 million worth to contractors for improvements at Howe school and close to $8 million for transportation services.
When New York students sat for three days of English tests in early April, they read about 18th century cartographers, teenage texting behavior, Ramadan traditions and something titled “Fun 101 (aka How to Escape Boredom).”
By Andrew Pugliese/For The Daily Gazette
June 2, 2016
Mekeel Christian Academy acquired the Hostetter Leadership and Administration Building from Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools on Wednesday. The purchase was a $535,000 investment in the future of the academy, the school said.
DAVID W. CHEN/The New York Times
May 31, 2016
| Updated 12:04 p.m.
Nancy L. Zimpher, who has been credited with elevating the State University of New York, the nation’s largest public university system, since becoming chancellor seven years ago, is stepping down next year, the university announced on Tuesday.
Niskayuna school board members were disappointed with the number of proposals from firms looking to manage an approximately $5 million construction project the district plans to take out for voter approval later this year.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake school officials plan to break ground on a new addition at the high school — centered on science, technology, engineering, arts and math — as soon as students finish for the year in June.