Articles by Kathryn Hume

Niskayuna STEAM Bus mobile classroom at Hillside Elementary on Monday morning. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Niskayuna STEAM bus makes first school visits

BY ZACHARY MATSON Gazette Reporter Niskayuna first-graders started coding on Monday, thanks to the district’s new roving science and technology bus. The vehicle, created by a team of high school students who converted it into a mobile classroom, visited three of the…


Guilderland's Shea Thompson looks to pass while Niskayuna's Kit Christian defends during lacrosse action at Niskayuna on Thursday April 27, 2017. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Nisky grad Christian is all-state lacrosse pick

Niskayuna High School defender Kit Christian was named to the inaugural all-state girls’ lacrosse team released Sunday by the New York State Sportswriters Association. Christian, who graduated in June, made the large-school second team along with Bethlehem defender Claire Conway….



Assembly candidate Robert Smullen arrives for his court appearance with his attorney. (Jason Subik/Gazette Reporter)

GOP Assembly hopeful arraigned on felony charge

JASON SUBIK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA AND JOHNSTOWN — Robert Smullen, a Republican candidate for the 118th Assembly District, was arraigned on Aug. 8 in Niskayuna Town Court on a felony charge of first-degree filing of a false instrument. Smullen was…


Jim Mueller putts on 13 Friday at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.

It’s Mueller time again at Senior Classic

BOB WEINER For The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — Jim Mueller’s milestone performance was magnificent. Mueller won an all-time record 12th Schenectady Municipal Golf Course major championship with a near-flawless, bogey-free, 6-under-par 66 in the final round of the Schenectady Senior…




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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…