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Man admits he robbed gas station in Niskayuna

SCHENECTADY — A Cohoes man accused of two Niskayuna gas station robberies as part of a string of business robberies across four counties has admitted to one of the Niskayuna robberies. Ismael Maxwell, 26, pleaded guilty Nov. 24 in Schenectady…


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Cohoes man admits robbing Nisky gas station

A Cohoes man accused of two Niskayuna gas station robberies as part of a string of business robberies across four counties admitted to one of the Niskayuna robberies Monday. Ismael Maxwell, 26, appeared in Schenectady County Court Monday and pleaded…


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Niskayuna to buy license plate reader

The Niskayuna Town Board Thursday night accepted a $23,400 state grant for the police department to purchase a license plate reader and a street surveillance camera. The reader will be the town’s second. The town’s current reader is outdated technologically,…




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Police look for suspects as burglaries continue

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Burglars in Niskayuna have been pushing open unlocked windows, entering homes at night and taking electronics, jewelry and even cars. “Going back as far as Sept. 1, we’ve had about a dozen burglaries,”…





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Niskayuna personal care aide faces fraud charges

NISKAYUNA — A former personal care aide is accused of falsifying 32 time sheets and receiving more than $6,000 in Medicaid reimbursement for hours of care he did not provide to a man with Parkinson’s disease. Boris Mayorov, 67, of…