Articles by Steven Cook


Sheridan Plaza Police Response

Police: Unattended envelope in Sheridan Plaza not a threat

SCHENECTADY — An unattended package near the VA Primary Care Practice in Sheridan Plaza led to a police response out of caution today, police said. The package, a large envelope, turned out to be nothing harmful. The package was spotted…


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1,700 without power in Niskayuna, Colonie

NISKAYUNA — National Grid is reporting a power outage for sections of Niskayuna and Colonie impacting nearly 1,700 customers. The outage began at about 10 a.m. and power is expected to be restored by 2:30 p.m., according to the National Grid…


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Longtime manager sure co-op’s ‘in good hands’

By STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Don Bisgrove started at the Niskayuna Co-op in 1975 as the store’s general manager. It’s a job he continues to hold today and will continue to hold until his official retirement next month. He’s…


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Familiar face takes reins of Niskayuna school district

NISKAYUNA — John Yagielski, who led the Schenectady City School District on an interim basis for two years, was named Niskayuna’s interim superintendent on Tuesday night. The Niskayuna school board appointed Yagielski in a unanimous vote at its meeting. The appointment…