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Your Niskayuna week in print: Oct. 17-23, 2014

By on October 17, 2014 in News with
Your Niskayuna week in print: Oct. 17-23, 2014

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: Van Antwerp sets aside day for another kind of learning Former church vicar fined for misconduct Town budget plan stays under tax cap PTO, crafters, vendors gear up for […]

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Rosendale Elementary transformed on Family Fun Night

By on October 22, 2014 in Education, Events, News, Niskayuna, Photo with
Rosendale Elementary transformed on Family Fun Night

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Hogwarts Family Fun Night at Rosendale Elementary School can be described a hundred different ways, but perhaps most succinct is this: It’s convincing. The community night is a fundraiser and social event organized by the PTO. This year, it was attended by more than 400 students and family […]

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Niskayuna girl hopes to better the world $10 at a time

By on October 21, 2014 in News, Niskayuna, People with
Niskayuna girl hopes to better the world $10 at a time

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Like any other kid a couple of weeks before her 10th birthday, Jesse Levine was thinking about her wish list. She knew her family and friends would want some guidance about which gifts to buy her, but she was having trouble coming up with suggestions. Something else was […]

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Schenectady Soroptimists meet tonight

By on October 21, 2014 in Events, Niskayuna, Northside with

The Schenectady Soroptimists will hold their monthly general meeting on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:00pm. The meeting is held at the Stockade Inn and visitors are welcome. Please contact meers57@yahoo.com for a reservation. Read about the Schenectady Soroptimists here.

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Jasiewicz, Steck take opposite side of issues in race for 110th Assembly Distri

By on October 20, 2014 in Niskayuna, People, Politics with

Assemblyman Phil Steck, D-Colonie, said his re-election race against Republican challenger Tom Jasiewicz for the 110th Assembly District seat is nearly identical to the campaign two years ago, with “incredibly negative campaigns” against him. Steck has served one term in the state Assembly after defeating Republican Jennifer Whalen in 2012. Now he’s facing Jasiewicz, a […]

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Roundup: Upcoming events in Niskayuna, 10/19 – 10/26

By on October 16, 2014 in Entertainment, Events, News, Niskayuna, Northside with

Capital Capabilities NISKAYUNA — The Schenectady JCC’s second annual Capital Capabilities event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. The event, which involves a coalition of Capital Region nonprofits, is designed to enlighten the community about people with disabilities. The program includes inclusive arts demonstrations, a cooking demonstration by Assemblyman Angelo […]

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Harvest Festival photo gallery

By on October 16, 2014 in Entertainment, Events, News, Northside, Photo with
Harvest Festival photo gallery

Scenes from the 9th annual Harvest Fest and Art Show, held Oct. 11 on Upper Union Street in Schenectady. The event sponsored by the Upper Union Street Business Improvement District featured activities for all ages and nice early-autumn weather. Photos by Gazette Photographer Patrick Dodson

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