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Bank robber tried to flee on bus

By Steven Cook Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A man who robbed a Niskayuna bank Friday afternoon tried to use a CDTA bus as his getaway vehicle, police said. The man was apprehended without further incident after the bank manager spotted him…


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Musler's Fine Women's Wear on Upper Union Street in Schenectady.

Musler’s celebrates long past and legacy

By Bill Buell Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY- Peter Musler loves talking about his family’s 90-plus years in the women’s clothing business, and while he’d love to celebrate the company’s century mark in 2026, he’s thinking it might not happen. “I’ve been…


PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Niskayuna Glass worker Jesse Robert of Schenectady seals a pane of glass bound for Louisianna in the Maxon Road Extension plant Thursday, January 26, 2017.

Tempering oven cooks up more and more business

  By Bill Buell Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY- Tempered glass is better and safer, and for Niskayuna Glass in Schenectady it’s also a lot more lucrative. Mark Maslanka’s business on Maxon Road Extension is enjoying a rising demand for tempered glass…




Photo By John Cropley Environment One Corp. will expand its Balltown Road factory by tens of thousands of square feet and create scores of new jobs over the next five years as it begins contract production of a new battery for electrical utilities.

Environment One jumpstarts new battery production

By John Cropley Gazette Business Editor NISKAYUNA — Environment One Corp. will expand its Balltown Road factory by tens of thousands of square feet and create scores of new jobs over the next five years as it begins contract production…


PHOTOGRAPHER: PETER R. BARBER
General Electric in Niskayuna is one beneficiary of a $1.5 million initiative by the Department of Energy to produce large power transformers that are critical to the nation’s power grid. September 28, 2016.

GE Global Research cutting jobs in Niskayuna

By John Cropley NISKAYUNA — General Electric is reducing the workforce at its Global Research campus on River Road. GE would not say how many jobs are being eliminated or what the affected job descriptions are, but a source within the…


PHOTOGRAPHER: STEPHEN WILLIAMS 
The Tilted Kilt's Niskayuna location is pictured on Monday.

Tilted Kilt’s Niskayuna Location Closed

NISKAYUNA- The Tilted Kilt, which opened a Niskayuna location about nine months ago, is now closed. The establishment appeared empty Monday, with a small sign in one window saying “Temporarily Closed for Remodel.” However, according to the Kilt’s Facebook page,…



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Real estate transactions: January 30, 2017

Duanesburg Henrietta Dunn bought Parcel on NYS Route 20 from Francis VanValen for $70,000 on 10/13/16. Jared McCloud bought 543 VanPatten Road from Timothy Griffiths, Executor for $149,000 on 10/13/16. Glenville Ramoncito Ramirez bought 3133 Touareuna Road from Theodore Bell…


PHOTOGRAPHER: MARC SCHULTZ 
Angelo's Tavolo executive chef Frank Tardio at work in the kitchen.

A culinary journey

By John Cropley Gazette Business Editor CLIFTON PARK — Capital Region restaurateur Angelo Mazzone is launching a seven-week, seven-restaurant journey through Italy, and his ancestral homeland is pitching in. Mazzone Hospitality on Thursday announced Angelo’s Tour of Italy, during which…