Articles by Rebecca Isenhart




Niskayuna boys' lacrosse's Aidan O'Brien makes a move around a West Genesee defender during the Class A state championship in Vestal on Saturday, June 6, 2015. O'Brien scored on the play. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

More honors for Niskayuna lacrosse players

Niskayuna midfielder Aidan O’Brien has been selected the Player of the Year on the USA Today Family Insurance All-USA Upstate New York Boys Lacrosse Team. O’Brien, who led the state Class A champion Silver Warriors in goals (59) and assists…





This Aug. 3, 1984 file photo shows Greco-Roman wrestling gold medalist Jeff Blatnick gesturing during ceremonies at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. (Associated Press)

UFC honors Niskayuna’s Jeff Blatnick

LAS VEGAS — Jeff Blatnick, a legendary wrestler from Niskayuna, was posthumously inducted July 11 into the UFC Hall of Fame in the Contributor category. Blatnick won a 1984 Olympic gold medal in wrestling, won a state championship while at…




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Niskayuna burglary sparks conflict… again

Yet another Niskayuna burglary incited a physical altercation between homeowner and intruder. At 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, the Niskayuna and Schenectady Police Departments were called to Ravine Road in Niskayuna for a report of a burglary. There, they found…