Articles by Kristin Schultz

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Niskayuna Town Board member Bill McPartlon reads the ceremonial resolution to name the ball fields in Blatnick Park after outgoing supervisor Joe Landry.

Fields to bear Landry’s name

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Babe Ruth baseball players in the spring will round the bases of the newly dubbed M. Joe Landry Fields in Blatnick Park. The Niskayuna Town Board sponsored a ceremonial resolution to name the ball fields…


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Ed Miller, left, of Miller Rd. Rexford listens to Fred Breglia, Executive Director of the Landis Arboretum and Team Leaderfor Eastern NY Old Growth Survey talks about the Nikon Forestry Pro Laser (Hypsometer) to aquire data for the Landis Arboretum's Great Oak Hunt. Miller, 94, has been growing the Pin Oak in the background since a seedling he planted in 1955.

Oak hunt finds the tree titans

By Indiana Nash Gazette Reporter When Ed Miller planted a few pin oak saplings in his Rexford yard 62 years ago, he had no idea he was raising a champion. But the results of the Great Oak Hunt are in,…


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Therapy center set for ex-maritime site

By Stephen Williams Gazette Reporter Plans to move a children’s physical therapy and wellness center into the former Capital Region Maritime Center in Alplaus will go forward. On Dec. 20, the Glenville Town Board approved a zoning change that will…


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Schenectady County Real Estate November 2017

Schenectady County Duanesburg Jill Hudson bought 743 Barton Hill Road from Paul Lomax and Nancy Lomax for $195,000 on 11/21/17. Glenville Linda Webber bought 304 South TenBroeck St. from Barbara Wood and Gail Wood for $142,000 on 11/13/17. Jack Felthousen…


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Niskayuna leaders promise ‘new beginnings’

By Zachary Matson Daily Gazette Yasmine Syed, Niskayuna’s new Republican town supervisor, struck a tone of unity Monday as she was formally sworn into office, promising “new beginnings” and “fresh starts” after a contentious election. Syed, 34, who defeated 10-year incumbent Joe Landry…


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Senior center to expand art offerings

BY KRISTIN SCHULTZ Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Area seniors will have more opportunities to expand and refine their artistic palettes in 2018: The Niskayuna Senior Center plans to offer more regular and more varied offerings next year in an effort…


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GE seeking approval to install solar array

BY KRISTIN SCHULTZ Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — GE wants to lasso the sun and store it in Niskayuna. Managers of the GE Global Research Center have asked the Planning Board for approval to install 700 solar panels — for now…



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Singing helps Birchwood pupil find his voice

BY KRISTIN SCHULTZ Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — You can’t stop Aidan Page from singing. He was 4 when he started and 5 when he began singing along when Luciano Pavarotti was on the television. Now at age 10, Page continues…


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4 area districts make AP honor roll

By Zachary Matson Daily Gazette Four local school districts have been recognized in the College Board’s annual “honor roll” for increasing participation and scores on Advanced Placement tests. Canajoharie, Cobleskill-Richmondville, Scotia-Glenville and Niskayuna school districts all made the list. About 25 districts…