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Burnt Hills youth baseball coach severs part of finger

By on July 22, 2014 in News, Niskayuna, Sports with

A freak injury at the end of a game at a youth baseball tournament Monday resulted in a Burnt Hills youth baseball coach severing part of his finger. The incident happened at Blatnick Park in Niskayuna during the Cal Ripken Eastern New York State Tournament for 9-year-olds. Fred Veronezi, head coach and father of one […]

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Schenectady plaza important to neighbors

By on July 21, 2014 in Business, News, Northside with
Schenectady plaza important to neighbors

SCHENECTADY — Louise Giuliano hopes someone takes a chance on Sheridan Plaza. As a representative for Brokers Network, a Niskayuna real estate company, Giuliano has been trying to rent the former Price Chopper supermarket in the small Schenectady shopping area off Gerling Street, on Schenectady’s north side. Price Chopper left the 20,000-square-foot building, the plaza’s […]

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Update: Niskayuna Warriors making strong showing in Cal Ripkin tournament

By on July 21, 2014 in Community, Events, News, Niskayuna, Sports with

This baseball update courtesy of Leanne Goldberg, co-chair, 9U All Stars NYS Baseball Tournament, currently underway at Blatnick Park lower fields. “At the end of pool play, the Niskayuna Warriors All Stars are currently seeded #1 in their pool and have a record of 4 and 0.  They have only let in 5 runs in […]

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School board elects officers

By on July 20, 2014 in Education, News, Niskayuna with

NISKAYUNA — At an organizational meeting July 9, the Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education voted to elect Patricia Lanotte president and Debra Gordon vice president. The board also formally welcomed new members Rosemarie Perez-Jacquith and David Apkarian to the board. Parting from the Board of Education are former President Deborah Oriola, who was […]

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PHOTO: Niskayuna students program own game

By on July 19, 2014 in Education, News, Niskayuna, Photo with
PHOTO: Niskayuna students program own game

From left, Niskayuna students Ian Keat and Andrew Liu created a video game as part of the “Introduction to Computer Programming” course offered through the district’s summer enrichment program. Through the week-long course, students entering grades 6-8 gained experience creating animations and video games with two software systems designed for beginning programmers. This is the […]

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MY TAKE: What has baseball taught you?

By on July 19, 2014 in News, Niskayuna, Opinion, People, Photo, Sports with
MY TAKE: What has baseball taught you?

We asked competitors at the Cal Ripkin U9 Tournament what they’ve learned from baseball. This is what they said.

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FRANK GRANIERO TO BE GUEST AT EASTERN PARKWAY UMC SUNDAY, JULY 20

By on July 19, 2014 in Community, Events, News, Niskayuna with

Frank Graniero, president of the board of directors of Things of My Very Own, will be the guest speaker at the Sunday forum tomorrow, July 20.   The forum follows the 10 a.m. worship service at the church, which is located at 943 Palmer Ave. and Eastern Parkway. Things of My Very Own was organized to meet the needs of children in […]

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