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Molasses cookies baked by the Nurses Cookie Project for the City Mission, the VA, and other organizations in Schenectady. 
June 18, 2016.

Nurses Cookie Project

By INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The sugary smell of cookies hangs in the air of the kitchen where a group known as the Nurses Cookie Project is gathered to bake, despite the 85 degree weather. “It’s really hot…

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Elise Wagle, right, is a 12-year-old from Niskayuna and one of the nation's top youth tennis players. (Photo provided)

Elise Wagle, Niskayuna’s youth tennis star

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — When Elise Wagle first started playing tennis several years ago, it was largely for one particular reason. “My mom [Janet] said it was the only sport I couldn’t really get injured in,” she…

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Comfort Windows is shown after winning the June 25 Niskayuna Baseball League AA Division championship game. In the front row, from left, are Leo Polsinelli, Owen Sanderson, Cam Grasso, Wes Olson, Parker Sulivan, Alonso Galleguillos. Middle row, from left, are Justin Black, Austin Remillard, Grant Smith, Will Swinton, Dante Colose. Back row, from left, are Mike Olson, Brian Sullivan, Steve Swinton, Matt Colose, Vincent Polsinelli. (Photo provided)

Comfort Windows takes Niskayuna AA division title

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — In a back-and-forth thriller, Comfort Windows emerged with a 10-9 victory against Mirkovic Teal Group in the June 25 Niskayuna Baseball League AA Division championship game. “It may sound cliche,” said Comfort Windows…

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Garrett Whitley takes a practice swing during a Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 game for the Hudson Valley Renegades in Fishkill. (Steven Cook/Gazette Reporter)

Garrett Whitley starts season with Renegades

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter Garrett Whitley left Niskayuna for Florida in mid-February and started his first spring training as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays organization in early March. That portion of his season just finished a couple…

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Overnight fire at Niskayuna apartments

ERIN K. O’NEILL Gazette Web Editor NISKAYUNA — A fire overnight at a Niskayuna apartment complex has displaced some residents, firefighters said. The fire, at Tall Oaks apartments at 2475 Brookshire Dr., Niskayuna, broke out around midnight Saturday, Lt. Bill…

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