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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

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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

NISKAYUNA

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

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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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Niskayuna expands online system

Niskayuna parents will be asked to submit student health, emergency and directory information online for the upcoming school year.

Hidden thumb drive at Niskyuna High leads to arrests

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Hidden thumb drive at Niskyuna High leads to arrests

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.

Fixing Niskayuna High's geothermal system could cost $300K

NISKAYUNA

Fixing Niskayuna High's geothermal system could cost $300K

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.

Average tax bill in Niskayuna weighs in at $8,290

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Average tax bill in Niskayuna weighs in at $8,290

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.

Soroptimist garden tour is Saturday

Soroptimist garden tour is Saturday

Cathy and David Wood’s garden, at their home at 1218 S. Country Club Drive in Niskayuna, is one of eight on the Soroptimist International of Schenectady’s annual garden tour this Saturday.

Schenectady JCC holds inaugural S.T.E.M. Sunday

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Schenectady JCC holds inaugural S.T.E.M. Sunday

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.

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Few management firms interested in Niskayuna school project


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.

Schenectady restaurant a family affair after 50 years

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Schenectady restaurant a family affair after 50 years

A neighborhood institution is turning 50 this year, with a lot of pride and not a lot of change in philosophy from decades past.

Two Niskayuna teachers get a surprise, and an award

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Two Niskayuna teachers get a surprise, and an award


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.

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Survey series launched by Niskayuna school district

The Niskayuna Central School District has launched a series of online communications surveys.

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