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Pair arrested on gun charge in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna police early Sunday arrested two Schenectady men on felony charges for allegedly possessing a gun. Anthony J. Boddy, 24, of Victory Avenue, and Frankie D. Rizzo Jr., 22, of Manchester Road, also were booked on unlawful possession…


Niskayuna police say a construction worker died after a fall at the Iroquois Village Apartments construction site on Alice Wagner Way, off Hillside Ave. The man was airlifted to Albany Medical Center after falling 35 feet around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The man later died, police said. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Worker dies after fall at Niskayuna construction site

BY ZACHARY MATSON Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A construction worker who fell about 35 feet at the construction site of a Niskayuna apartment development died after being transported to Albany Medical Center on Sunday, Niskayuna Police Chief Dan McManus said…




Schenectady Police officers stand by at the corner of Plum Street and Baker Avenue after several shots were fired Tuesday, March 9, 2016. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

No injuries after shots fired on Baker Avenue

SCHENECTADY — Police are investigating shots fired late Tuesday on Baker Avenue, police said. No injuries were reported, but police said shots hit at least one house. The incident happened at about 9:11 p.m. Police received multiple reports of shots…




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Boil-water order lifted in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA — A boil-water advisory issued Wednesday for the entire town of Niskayuna has been lifted. The order was placed after a chain of water main breaks Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Residents no longer need to boil water for…