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Boys Basketball: Niskayuna edges Scotties

By on January 31, 2015 in Niskayuna, Sports

BALLSTON SPA — The Niskayuna boys basketball team bounced back from a loss a week earlier with a 62-45 win against Ballston Spa Friday in Suburban Council action. Aidan Byrne had 18 points to lead the Silver Warriors, which led 31-24 at halftime. Also for Niskayuna, Pat O’Brien had eight points and Anthony Fragnoli had […]

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Girls Basketball: Ballston Spa clips Niskayuna

By on January 31, 2015 in Niskayuna, Sports

NISKAYUNA — The Ballston Spa girls basketball team tipped Niskayuna Friday, 49-46, in Suburban Council action. Taylor Green had 13 points and Kayla O’Brien had 11 to lead Niskayuna, which outscored Ballston Spa in the third quarter, 20-7. For Ballston Spa, Olivia Allrich  had 17 points. — Michael Kelly

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Young artists selected for juried exhibition

By on January 31, 2015 in Entertainment, Events, News, Niskayuna

ALBANY — Several young Niskayuna artists have been selected to show work at the 16th Annual 2015 High School Regional Juried Art Exhibition. The exhibit is hosted by the Capital Area Art Supervisors and the Esther Massry Gallery at The College of Saint Rose in Albany. Katie Alden, Audrey DeBritz, Veronica Liu, Megan O’Brien, Nick […]

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Boys Bowling: Niskayuna splits pair of matches

By on January 30, 2015 in Niskayuna, Sports

The Niskayuna boys bowling team split a pair of late-week Suburban Council matches, as the Silver Warriors lost Thursday to Ballston Spa and picked up a win Friday against Shenendehowa. Against Ballston Spa, Niskayuna lost with a 20-12 score, as the Scotties received a match-high 649 triple from Cliff Miller. Meanwhile, for Niskayuna, Tim Clark […]

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Olympic hopeful hits Niskayuna swimming pool

By on January 30, 2015 in News, Niskayuna, People, Sports
Olympic hopeful hits Niskayuna swimming pool

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — An old friend of the Starfish Swim Club stopped by the pool at Niskayuna High School Wednesday in the form of Frank Dyer, an area swimming product currently training in Baltimore as an Olympic hopeful. “This was my club team,” said Dyer, who conducted a clinic for the program’s […]

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Your Niskayuna Week in Print: Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2015

By on January 30, 2015 in News
Your Niskayuna Week in Print: Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2015

Did you enjoy this week’s edition of Your Niskayuna? What did we miss? Let us know! Email news@yourniskayuna.com or call Rebecca at 518-395-3191. This week in print: Robotics help paraplegic walk STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Niskayuna senior up to self-imposed challenges Splash for Cash: Photos from the Starfish Swim Team’s Donna Crandall Foundation fundraiser School transparency group […]

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Rotary meeting to focus on scholarship funding

By on January 30, 2015 in Events, News, Niskayuna

SCHENECTADY — Niskayuna Rotary’s breakfast meeting Tuesday, Feb. 3, will feature speaker Vince Bianchi, student activities coordinator at Niskayuna High School. Bianchi will discuss the process of setting up a one-time or perpetual scholarship, including recipient selection and scholarship presentation. Niskayuna Rotary meetings take place from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. at the Blue Ribbon Restaurant, […]

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