Articles by Kristin Schultz

Niskayuna Central School District

Committee to examine high school start time issue

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter An advisory committee to the Niskayuna Central School District’s Board of Education will form a subcommittee to explore delaying the start time for high school students. Over the summer, an online petition started circulating asking…


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Rosendale Elementary School students wait to buy snacks from the snack cart in the school's cafeteria in Niskayuna on Jan. 13

District implements changes to lunch program

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — This fall, the kids will get back on the bus, and the food service program at Niskayuna’s elementary and middle schools will get back on the National School Lunch Program. High school students…


Niskayuna Town Hall

Town board passes anti-hate resolution

At the Aug. 22 Niskayuna Town Board meeting, the board passed a resolution denouncing neo-Nazi and white nationalist organizations. The resolution was put forward by Supervisor Joe Landry. The board voted unanimously to adopt the measure, which “strongly denounce(s) the…



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Niskayuna Senior Center

Town to replace older half of senior center roof

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter The Niskayuna Town Board has approved an $18,600 measure to replace half of the roof on the town’s senior center. The half of the roof facing the Mohawk River was replaced when the town purchased…


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Niskayuna author releases 5th book

Kristin Schultz Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — Ahead of the September release of her fifth book, “Survivor Cafe,” best-selling author Elizabeth Rosner will visit the central branch of the Schenectady County Library. The Berkeley, California resident grew up in Niskayuna. Her…


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Schenectady County real estate May 2017

Schenectady County Glenville Joseph LaBrie bought Parcel on Snake Hill Road from Queen’s Park Oval Asset Holding Trust for $75,000 on 05/15/17. Qing Lin bought 15 Cartwheel Drive from Mary Crandall for $212,000 on 05/15/17. Michell Baker and Rebecca Baker…


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Niskayuna mailing snafu causes confusion over school transportation

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna Central School District sent out 4,200 memos last week that contained incorrect information. Another 4,200 notifications with correct information were posted on Friday. The mailing is a transportation memo detailing bus route information. Instead of going out…


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Police seek public’s help in Niskayuna hit-run case

Daily Gazette Staff Report Town of Niskayuna police are asking the public for assistance with an active hit-and-run crash case. At approximately 8:52 p.m. Friday night, police responded to the intersection of Consaul Road and Lois Lane for an auto/pedestrian…



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Amateur cellists performed at Bellevue Woman's Center following a week-long workshop in Niskayuna.

Playing suite music: Cellists tackle works of Bach

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Cello music filled the halls of Bellevue Woman’s Center recently when Bach Cello Suites Workshop attendees performed a bevy of Brahms, Bach and more for patients and staff. The annual Bach Cello Suites…