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Niskayuna thumb drive investigation results in felony plea

SCHENECTADY

Niskayuna thumb drive investigation results in felony plea

One of two former Niskayuna High School students arrested in connection with images on a thumb drive found hidden inside a book at the school last year admitted Thursday to an unrelated felony that sprang from the initial case.

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

NISKAYUNA

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

Ruby Tuesday at Mohawk Commons in Niskayuna closed on August 15.

Niskayuna High School teacher to be honored with Presidential Award

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna High School teacher to be honored with Presidential Award

President Obama will honor Niskayuna High School teacher Daniel F. Mattoon with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching on Sept. 8.

Albany Med breaks ground on Union Street center

NISKAYUNA

Albany Med breaks ground on Union Street center

Albany Medical Center and local officials broke ground Monday on an $8.5 million care and special services center at 1769 Union St.

Home game for Whitley

TROY

Home game for Whitley

Something unusual happened Saturday night during the Tri-City ValleyCats game at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy. When the opposing team’s center fielder stepped into the box in the top of the first inning with no men on and two outs, the crowd actually cheered.

NISKAYUNA

‘Upskirting,’ ‘voyeurism’ to be added to list of student offenses at Niskayuna

In response to the arrest of a pair of students who allegedly took surreptitious pictures of female students, the Niskayuna school board is planning to cite “upskirting” for prohibition in its student code of conduct.

Niskayuna school board looks to tighten athletic code of conduct

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school board looks to tighten athletic code of conduct

Niskayuna school officials plan to report the number of athletic code of conduct violations, allegations, investigations and consequences doled out, under a revised code that still needs final school board approval.

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna


The Evergreen Olive Oil Co., which opened Aug. 13 in Niskayuna, is bringing better taste to the community with a few unique products.

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

NISKAYUNA

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

David Golub, who retired this spring from the grocery company started by his great-grandfather, has gone into business as a consultant specializing in helping midsized to large companies — in any industry, not just grocery retail — improve their operations and efficiency.

Niskayuna school district mulls $5.2M project

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school district mulls $5.2M project

A $5.2 million project being considered by the Niskayuna school board would replace Van Antwerp Middle School’s aging roof and set up a larger project that could go to voters in the next few years.

Niskayuna rollover closes Balltown Road

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna rollover closes Balltown Road

A rollover crash in Niskayuna Tuesday afternoon sent a driver to the hospital for minor injuries and shut Balltown Road for a time.

Rexford Bridge construction on schedule

NISKAYUNA

Rexford Bridge construction on schedule

The Rexford Bridge roundabout will open to traffic this fall and the entire project is on schedule for completion in December of 2017, DOT Commissioner Matthew Driscoll said at a press conference Tuesday.

Schenectady, Niskayuna still top property tax list

SCHENECTADY & NISKAYUNA

Schenectady, Niskayuna still top property tax list

Schenectady and Niskyauna have the most expensive effective tax rate and highest bill, respectively, in the Capital Region, the Empire Center said.

Niskayuna wins best-tasting water in Capital Region

ALBANY

Niskayuna wins best-tasting water in Capital Region


The town of Niskayuna was recognized for having the best-tasting tap water in the Capital Region for 2016, the third time it’s won the honor in five years.

Event at JCC aims for world’s largest Bokwa class

NISKAYUNA

Event at JCC aims for world’s largest Bokwa class


The Schenectady Jewish Community Center partnered with MVP Health Care to attempt to set a record for the largest Bokwa class, through Guinness World Records.

Kelly Center fellows study meaning of ‘wilderness,’ female writers

NISKAYUNA

Kelly Center fellows study meaning of ‘wilderness,’ female writers

On the back patio of the Kelly Adirondack Center last week, Sydney Paluch sat in an Adirondack chair with her laptop, surrounded by tall pines and hardwoods, working on a study of female authors.

Niskayuna house may go on state, national historic registers

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna house may go on state, national historic registers

The James M. and Eleanor Lafferty House of Niskayuna was recommended by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation to be listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

Dragon Boats take to the Mohawk for fun and charity

ALPLAUS

Dragon Boats take to the Mohawk for fun and charity


A different kind of boating took place along the Mohawk River on Sunday.

Niskayuna native to work with Ellen DeGeneres on film

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna native to work with Ellen DeGeneres on film

When Matt Stopera, a Niskayuna native and a BuzzFeed senior editor lost his phone in a New York City bar during happy hour two years ago, the only thing he expected out of the situation was a new phone.

Teachers teach teachers to teach science in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA

Teachers teach teachers to teach science in Niskayuna

Niskayuna schools and the Capital Region BOCES are hoping to put science skills at the forefront for elementary teachers with a new professional development workshop launched at Niskayuna High School last week, touted as “deep dive” in new science learning standards.

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