Articles by Erin K. O'Neill

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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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Tom-tom the Leprechaun poses with employees and fundraiser organizers March 17, 2016.

Meet Tom-tom the Leprechaun

For St. Patrick’s Day, Hannaford supermarket in Niskayuna hosted a fundraiser for the Schenectady Inner City Ministry and City Mission of Schenectady. Tom-tom the Leprechaun was there selling green flowers, and Bill the Bagpiper made an appearance. Hannaford said they…


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Niskayuna police start Take Me Home program

A new Niskayuna program will ​help police identify people with autism or other disabilities who have wandered away from school or home, officials said. The voluntary program, called Take Me Home, has families of dependents with autism or other disabilities supply…




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Williams Auto apartment project to add land

BY KATE SECKINGER Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Peter Luizzi, the contractor behind the plan to build a $30 million upscale residential development on the Williams Auto Scrap Yard site, said the project is right on schedule. But now the project,…



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Two hikers briefly lost in Niskayuna preserve

NISKAYUNA — Two hikers got lost in Niskayuna’s Lisha Kill Preserve Friday evening and needed firefighters and police to help them out, officials said. The hikers were uninjured, but appeared to have gone into the preserve later than they thought…



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Trish Marki holds a red tail hawk during one of two Silent Wings Birds of Prey shows at Glencliff Elementary School.

Science excites at annual Glencliff event

BY VANESSA LANGDON For Your Niskayuna REXFORD — Goo, raptors, electricity and more were on hand Jan. 22 at Glencliff Elementary School for the annual family science night. The Parent Teacher Organization-sponsored event brought students and their families together for…