Articles by Kristin Schultz

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Niskayuna school board candidates David Apkarian, Jennifer Zhao and Rosemarie Perez Jaquith answered audience questions at the PTO Council-sponsored Meet the Candidate Night.

Candidates field questions at forum

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — School district residents had the chance to meet Niskayuna Board of Education candidates and listen to them answer audience questions for an hour and a half on May 2. First-time candidate Jennifer Zhao…


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Local research engineer Irfan Hussaini,  has developed an app to help you slow your roll on the road.

Engineer creates an app to monitor car’s speed

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter There are many rules of the road: Wear your seat belt, pull over for emergency vehicles, no texting and driving and, of course, don’t speed. While it may be difficult to keep all the rules…


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Saturday traffic to be impacted by triathlon

Gazette Staff Report NISKAYUNA and SCHENECTADY — Traffic on some area roads will be rerouted Saturday, for the 7th Annual Pedal-Paddle-Run Triathlon. The event starts at 8 a.m. in Aqueduct Park in Niskayuna, where it also ends. Participants will run and…






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Students stopped at a variety of education stations where they learned about animals, nutrition, beekeeping and composting at Rosendale Elementary School's annual Earth Day celebration.

Rosendale Elementary observes Earth Day

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Good stewardship of the earth is everybody’s responsibility and students across the Niskayuna Central School District got to take part in a variety of Earth Day activities. At Rosendale Elementary, students spent an hour of…


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Niskayuna woman adds warmth to Double H Ranch

Karen Bjornland/For The Daily Gazette Double H Ranch, a camp for kids with serious illnesses, has about 2,000 volunteers. But there’s only one Mama D. “The counselors call me Mama D, the campers call me Mama D,” says Nancy Driscoll…



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Wearing wireless sensors, Andrew Burns works up a sweat as Azar Alizadeh, back to camera, explains to visiting journalists the potential benefits of monitoring his sweat as he sheds it. Both are materials scientists at General Electric Global Research in Niskayuna, which showed off some of its newest technology Friday, April 28, 2017.

GE displays latest tech under development

By John Cropley Gazette Business Editor General Electric Global Research rolled out some of its newest technology on April 28 in a display for journalists of initiatives that might some day provide the industrial conglomerate with its next big thing…