Articles by Kathryn Hume

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School panel sets special session

NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education will hold a special study session on board operations and policies at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 29. The meeting will take place in the board room at the district offices,…


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Planning Board to meet Monday

NISKAYUNA — The town Planning Board will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Town Hall, 1 Niskayuna Circle. Agenda items include a site plan review for Mario’s, 2850 River Road; a site plan approval for 2219-2221…


Niskayuna House Fire

Six departments extinguish fire at residence

NISKAYUNA — At 6:15 a.m. July 17, a neighbor noticed a fire at 1350 Buckingham Drive and called 911. The Stanford Heights Fire District took the call and responded along with five other departments — both Niskayuna districts, two Colonie…



Schenectady

Schenectady plaza important to neighbors

SCHENECTADY — Louise Giuliano hopes someone takes a chance on Sheridan Plaza. As a representative for Brokers Network, a Niskayuna real estate company, Giuliano has been trying to rent the former Price Chopper supermarket in the small Schenectady shopping area…



Mont Pleasant Neighborhood Association

Step by step, revival of Crane Street moves on

By KATHLEEN MOORE Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — The business corridor once was bustling, but fell into disrepair as store after store closed. Garbage blew freely down the street, weeds overtook garden squares and city workers began to cover the windows…




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Two Democrats eyeing Farley’s seat

49TH SENATE DISTRICT — Two Democrats looking to unseat longtime state Sen. Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna, announced they collected enough signatures to be on the ballot in the race for the 49th District seat. Madelyn Thorne of Schenectady and former Ballston…