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Your Niskayuna Week in Print: Oct. 24-30, 2014

By on October 24, 2014 in News with
Your Niskayuna Week in Print: Oct. 24-30, 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: Longhouse project builds enthusiasm STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Girl creates charity portal to mark her tenth birthday Niskayuna and Shen continue epic swim rivalry Niskayuna grads enjoying soccer season at Union […]

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Stevens becomes Union’s second-winningest goalie

By on October 23, 2014 in News, Niskayuna, People, Sports, Union College with
Stevens becomes Union’s second-winningest goalie

BY KEN SCHOTT Gazette Sportswriter SCHENECTADY — Union senior goalie and Niskayuna native Colin Stevens helped the defending NCAA hockey-champion Dutchmen sweep a two-game nonconference series at Maine Oct. 17-18. In the Oct. 17 game, Stevens stopped all 29 shots he faced to earn his 10th career shutout in the Dutchmen’s 3-0 victory. He was […]

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Felthousen loses brother, longtime business partner

By on October 23, 2014 in Business, News, Niskayuna, People with
Felthousen loses brother, longtime business partner

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Bob Felthousen lifts a framed photograph off the wall of his office at Felthousen’s Florist on Van Antwerp Road. For him, it’s much more than a snapshot of a Niskayuna landmark. It’s a map of his life — and that of his brother, Ron, who died Oct. 14 […]

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Niskayuna and Shenendehowa enjoying epic swim rivalry

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Niskayuna and Shenendehowa enjoying epic swim rivalry

BY JIM SCHILTZ Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — No Section II swimming and diving meet this fall was more tightly contested, or carried as much weight, as Niskayuna’s Oct. 14 showdown with Shenendehowa. The Suburban Council championship was on the line, and the Lady Plainsmen snared it with a winning touch in the event’s final race, […]

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Bonus web content: The Legend of the Golden Zephyr

By on October 23, 2014 in Community, News, Niskayuna, People with

Read Niskayuna author Paul Busse’s story here. This is a sometimes true tale filled with rumors, innuendos, and just one bad dream about an actual school bus that appeared in a small Upstate New York town in the 1990’s. No one knew where it came from, even though it had a number 97 on it […]

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Bus 97: Years later, Golden Zephyr rides on

By on October 23, 2014 in Education, News, Niskayuna, People with
Bus 97: Years later, Golden Zephyr rides on

Bonus web content: Read Busse’s original story here. By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — When Paul Busse retired from his job as a J.C. Penney merchandising manager, he didn’t have his heart set on a second career. It happened by accident. He was just looking for something to do. Busse’s friend, a police officer […]

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Niskayuna grads enjoying soccer season at Union

By on October 23, 2014 in News, Niskayuna, People, Sports, Union College with
Niskayuna grads enjoying soccer season at Union

By KEN SCHOTT Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Stacey Sylvetsky finally received the opportunity to start for the Union College women’s soccer team this season. Kara Mashuta is happy just to be part of the team. The Niskayuna High School graduates are seniors now, enjoying their final season with the Dutchwomen this season. The Dutchwomen have […]

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