Articles by Kate Bunster





KATE BUNSTER/GAZETTE REPORTER

A scoop of Divinitea's persian plum rose tea.

Video: Tea is divine on Upper Union

BY KATE BUNSTER Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — It’s no secret that Linda Smith is good at what she does. Though she spends most of her days concocting delicious tea blends at her Upper Union Street, Divinitea, there is another side…


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Neil W. Moynihan – Obituary

Neil W. Moynihan, 86, died Sunday, December 27 at Ellis Hospital. Born in Schenectady, NY, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary (English) Moynihan. He was a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy, Manhattan College and Albany Law…


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Clear-cut of trees and brush on the southside of the Rexford Bridge.

Area denuded to make way for new Rexford Bridge

BY KATE BUNSTER GAZETTE REPORTER NISKAYUNA- It seems like the trees surrounding the Rexford Bridge cleared out overnight. Since Dec. 15, construction crews have been at the site clearing the way for the project. Overall, the project required the removal…



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A mechanic works on a Niskayuna bus at the district's transportation yard. The Niskayuna School District was recently awarded $600,000 from the state to make improvements at its Hillside Avenue facility.

Niskayuna school district gets $600K for bus garage

BY KATE BUNSTER Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna School District’s bus maintenance garage will benefit from $600,000 in state-funded upgrades. The funding was announced Dec. 10 as part of the Regional Economic Development Council distribution of state money. The…