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Police warn of package thieves

By Steven Cook NISKAYUNA — Town police are investigating reports of at least four thefts of packages delivered to homes ahead of the Christmas holiday, police said on Friday. Police received one report of a theft on Sunday and three…


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Rexford man admits scamming two elderly women

By Steven Cook SCHENECTADY — A Rexford man accused of scamming money from two elderly women pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges earlier this month, prosecutors said. Richard Livingston, 67, pleaded guilty in Schenectady City Court to one count each…





A tow truck driver works to right a rolled car on Balltown Road, Aug. 16, 2016. Photo by Steven Cook.

Crash closes Balltown Road in Niskayuna

STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A rollover crash in Niskayuna Tuesday afternoon sent a driver to the hospital for minor injuries and shut Balltown Road for a time. The crash also sent a wheel of the rollover car into…






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Pair arrested on gun charge in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna police early Sunday arrested two Schenectady men on felony charges for allegedly possessing a gun. Anthony J. Boddy, 24, of Victory Avenue, and Frankie D. Rizzo Jr., 22, of Manchester Road, also were booked on unlawful possession…