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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…

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Fumi Aizawa stands beside one of her paintings in her Clifton Park home.

Woman rekindles love of painting

BY CADY KUZMICH Gazette Reporter CLIFTON PARK — Fumi Aizawa has always been a painter. In 2011, however, she briefly put her paint brush down, too saddened by the effects of a massive earthquake which struck her homeland, Japan. After…

PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER The Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory on River Road in Niskayuna Tuesday, August 18, 2015.

Town updated on KAPL demo project

BY KATE SECKINGER Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Two buildings at an inactive Separations Process Research Unit, or SPRU, facility at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory located on River Road in Niskayuna are expected to be demolished within the next several months….

Niskayuna resident and veteran Gary Horton recites the Pledge of Allegiance during the middle of his talk to the Niskayuna School Board on the Alternative Veterans Exemption last month. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Niskayuna school board OKs tax break for veterans

BY ZACHARY MATSON Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna veterans won the tax breaks they pushed for as the Board of Education on Tuesday night adopted a special exemption for wartime and disabled veterans. The exemption, which takes effect in time…


Niskayuna suffers chain reaction of water main breaks

Indiana Nash Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Nine water main breaks Tuesday night and Wednesday morning resulted in a boil-water order for the entire town of Niskayuna. The first break, in a water main between Lynnwood Drive and Fox Hollow Road,…

A shot of the 3D printing machine with one of the engineers in GE's Pilot Development Center on the campus in Niskayuna. (Photo courtesy of GE)

GE, GloFo putting energy into efficiency

BY STEPHEN WILLIAMS Gazette Reporter CAPITAL REGION — General Electric Global Research and GlobalFoundries have received three of the first 10 research contracts awarded under a new U.S. Department of Energy energy efficiency manufacturing research program. GE’s Niskayuna research center…