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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.

Tent city pops up at JCC as canal bike tour rolls in

NISKAYUNA

Tent city pops up at JCC as canal bike tour rolls in

The Schenectady Jewish Community Center in Niskayuna was awash in a sea of 400 tents Saturday night as the 18th annual Erie Canal Bike Tour made its final stop before completing the 400-mile journey in Albany this morning.

New home provides Automated Dynamics room to grow

NISKAYUNA

New home provides Automated Dynamics room to grow

Automated Dynamics joined ranks with Niskayuna’s engineering business community at the company’s grand opening on Wednesday, bringing new employment opportunities to the town.

Stretch of Balltown Road to close Friday

NISKAYUNA

Stretch of Balltown Road to close Friday


From 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, a portion of Route 146 will be closed, according to John Grady, resident engineer of the Rexford Bridge project.

NISKAYUNA

Portion of Route 146 to shut down for road work


A portion of Route 146 will be closed from 9 p.m. on Friday, July 15 to 6 a.m. on Monday, July 18, according to John Grady, resident engineer of the Rexford Bridge project.

Niskayuna’s water is up to the test

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Niskayuna’s water is up to the test

Hundreds of Dixie cups were used and a few gallons of waters were consumed Thursday afternoon in an effort to determine which municipality could claim the title of tastiest drinking water in Schenectady County. After a two-hour blind taste test, the choice was crystal clear.

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school district not ready for pricey video system


Niskayuna school officials aren’t ready to jump into an investment in high-end Cisco video “collaboration systems” — but they agree the technology is pretty cool.

Niskayuna marathoner presses on against injuries, age

SCHENECTADY

Niskayuna marathoner presses on against injuries, age

Alan Bowman has been training for marathons and ultra-marathons on the streets of Niskayuna and Clifton Park for decades — so long that he’s become a community staple.

Fire at Niskayuna's Tall Oaks apartments

NISKAYUNA

Fire at Niskayuna's Tall Oaks apartments

A fire overnight at a Niskayuna apartment complex has displaced some residents, firefighters said.

Niskayuna graduates head off to write new chapters in life

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Niskayuna graduates head off to write new chapters in life

For some, it’s the last box they have to check.

Stephen Israel, Niskayuna educator and aviator, dies

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Stephen Israel, Niskayuna educator and aviator, dies

On the ground, Stephen S. Israel was king of Birchwood and Rosendale elementary schools in Niskayuna.

Suit: Niskayuna Rowing discriminated against student

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Suit: Niskayuna Rowing discriminated against student

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.

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Niskayuna water main work to affect traffic


A months-long project to replace 2.1 miles of water mains in Niskayuna started Monday and will affect traffic while it progresses.

Strawberry Festival, Juneteenth, St. Anthony's Fest offer food, fun

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Strawberry Festival, Juneteenth, St. Anthony's Fest offer food, fun

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.

Niskayuna 'breastaurant' Tilted Kilt has plenty of fans and detractors

Niskayuna 'breastaurant' Tilted Kilt has plenty of fans and detractors

The kilts aren’t the only thing that’s tilted about the new “breastaurant” that opened in Mansion Square on Balltown Road in April, according to some critics of the establishment.

Coupon Pak founder adding restaurant-oriented offering

NISKAYUNA

Coupon Pak founder adding restaurant-oriented offering

The company behind those familiar little booklets of direct-mail coupons for Capital Region businesses is about to drop a new product in the mail.

Niskayuna grad a hero in Orlando gay club shooting

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Niskayuna grad a hero in Orlando gay club shooting

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.

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