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Niskayuna man hurt in home invasion

NISKAYUNA — An older town resident encountered burglars inside his home early Thursday and was injured as a result, police said. Police received the call just after 4:30 a.m. to a home on Ruffner Road. The man reported awakening to at…




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Employee entrance restored at Niskayuna court

NISKAYUNA — The controversy over a Town Court employee entrance that was disabled has been resolved, town officials say. The town supervisor’s action to disable the entrance had led to a complaint filed with the state Labor Department that alleged retaliation. Town Board…


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14 bicycles reported stolen in five-week span

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Niskayuna police are encouraging residents to secure their belongings after a rash of bicycle thefts. Between Aug. 1 and Sept. 6, 14 bicycles were reported stolen in the town. Seven of those incidents occurred in…


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Police seek public’s help in Niskayuna hit-run case

Daily Gazette Staff Report Town of Niskayuna police are asking the public for assistance with an active hit-and-run crash case. At approximately 8:52 p.m. Friday night, police responded to the intersection of Consaul Road and Lois Lane for an auto/pedestrian…


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Man claiming excessive force sentenced; video released

Steven Cook Daily Gazette NISKAYUNA —  A man suing the Niskayuna Police Department over injuries he suffered in his drunk driving arrest received six months in jail at his sentencing Friday in the underlying DWI case. The conclusion of the…


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Youth Court dispenses justice, second chances

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Second chances can be hard to come by, but that’s just what Niskayuna’s Youth Court aims to do. Established nearly 20 years ago, Youth Court is a branch of the local justice system…



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Click It or Ticket effort set to begin May 22

Niskayuna Police Department NISKAYUNA — As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Niskayuna Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your…