The parents of a Niskayuna High School student with learning disabilities are suing the school board and Niskayuna Rowing, alleging coaches illegally restricted their son’s participation with the rowing team.
Strawberry Fest turned Upper Union Street into a giant block party on Saturday, one of at least four festivals that played out across Niskayuna and Schenectady on a warm and sunny day that seemed to beckon residents outdoors.
As the first shots of the mass shooting at Pulse went off, Imran Yousuf’s first thoughts were on escape. Not just for himself, but for all of those around him, according to Imran Yousuf’s brother, Ameer Yousuf.
A discovery last year of a thumb drive hidden in a book at the Niskayuna High School library led to accusations of at least one male student secretly filming female students, according to paperwork filed in court.
The geothermal heating and cooling system at Niskayuna High School has “never worked properly” since it was switched on less than 10 years ago, but district officials hope they are circling in on a fix that could cost as much as $300,000.
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 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.
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.
After the bell rang at 9:13 a.m. and the second block of classes began, the hallways of Niskayuna High School were quiet Thursday except for the rustling of about a dozen people hurrying to a classroom with balloons and cameras in tow.