Articles by Rebecca Isenhart

Class of 1964

Where did all those years go?

Reuniting Niskayuna Class of 1964 came of age in turbulent times   By MARK MCGUIRE Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA –These are the original Baby Boomers, the ones born in ’46 and the shadow of World War II, who graduated high school…


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Music students line up for summer scholarships

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA HIGH SCHOOL — Summer recess is quickly approaching, but Niskayuna High School freshman Lauren Gabriel doesn’t want to stop studying in at least one subject: Music. “I love lessons. I look forward to them every single…



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By closing, Grace Lutheran church can continue to serve

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA — When Glenn Gerber first joined Grace Lutheran Church in Niskayuna 50 years ago, the pews were full with 150 or more people each week. Now, the church is lucky to draw 25. Fewer members means…


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New avenue opens for family winery

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA — Justin Cappocia, the middle of three Cappocia brothers, does so many different jobs that he’s not sure what his title is. He has designed labels for the wine bottles, works on the family web site,…



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A new way of keeping cool heading to town this summer

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA — This summer, the Town of Niskayuna will replace its kiddie pool with a water sprinkler playground. Town officials hope the project will improve safety at the town recreation center while providing an exciting new summer…


Ferri Brothers

MY TAKE: What was your favorite part of Niska-Day?

We asked: What was your favorite part of Niska-Day? Attendees at the tropical-themed, 33rd annual celebration had a hard time picking just one thing! Jonathan, left, and Michael Ferri took a quick break from enjoying the petting zoo to tell…