Articles by Rebecca Isenhart


A selection of boats are shown during Niskayuna Rowing's "Rumble on the River" event Thursday, July 30, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

This week in Your Niskayuna: August 7-13, 2015

THIS WEEK IN PRINT: Many hands join for project at JCC MY TAKE: If you could invent anything, what would it be?  Police find dog locked in hot car, urge caution Homecoming queen finds pageant great experience Niskayuna man one…



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Police find dog locked in hot car OK, urge caution

The Humane Society of the United States indicates outside temperatures of 80 degrees can heat up to 99 degrees inside a car within 10 minutes. It also indicated that rolling down windows has little effect. BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter…


Amy Buhrmaster. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

Homecoming queen finds pageant a great experience

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Amy Buhrmaster knows exactly what you’re thinking about the time and effort she’s put into the America’s Homecoming Queen pageant. She’s heard it many times. “They’re like, ‘Oh, I think that’s kind of…



Dr. Cosimo Tangorra, Jr. is announced as the new Niskayuna Schools Superintendent April 14, 2015. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Schools chief continues his listening tour

Niskayuna schools Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra Jr.’s “Listening and Learning Tour” continues this summer, with open community meetings set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 in the District Office Board Room and 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Niskayuna Library….



Riders get ready to go on the first Niskayuna Critical Mass Bike Ride in late July 2014. (Photo courtesy of Vicki Michela)

Monthly bike ride set for July 31

Niskayuna/Schenectady Critical Mass meets the last Friday of each month to celebrate the joy of cycling, increase visibility on the roads and encourage a more bike-friendly community. On Friday, July 31, it will gather at 5:15 p.m. in front of…