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Natalia Perez and Angelo Bonsignore opened the second location of Bread from Brooklyn at 1625 Union Street in Schenectady on Friday, June 16.

Bread From Brooklyn now open on Union Street

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Drive to Brooklyn for a bagel? Fuhgeddaboudit. As promised, Bread From Brooklyn opened its new Schenectady store at 1625 Union St. on June 16. “I was up at 2:30 this morning to get…




PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Jo-Ann Mingo, owner of Flowers by Jo-Ann at 1613 Union Street in Schenectady works on floral arrangements Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

Flower shop celebrates two-year anniversary

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Some people choose their careers; for others, their careers choose them. In a sense, Jo-Ann Mingo of Flowers by Jo-Ann on upper Union Street, was destined to own a flower shop. Starting with her childhood…



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Neon CRM: In the business of helping helpers

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter New Yorkers are giving people. We give to community causes, animal shelters, sports organizations, food pantries and the arts. Unlike commercial enterprises that stay in business by selling things or services, or a government that…


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Local research engineer Irfan Hussaini,  has developed an app to help you slow your roll on the road.

Engineer creates an app to monitor car’s speed

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter There are many rules of the road: Wear your seat belt, pull over for emergency vehicles, no texting and driving and, of course, don’t speed. While it may be difficult to keep all the rules…


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Wearing wireless sensors, Andrew Burns works up a sweat as Azar Alizadeh, back to camera, explains to visiting journalists the potential benefits of monitoring his sweat as he sheds it. Both are materials scientists at General Electric Global Research in Niskayuna, which showed off some of its newest technology Friday, April 28, 2017.

GE displays latest tech under development

By John Cropley Gazette Business Editor General Electric Global Research rolled out some of its newest technology on April 28 in a display for journalists of initiatives that might some day provide the industrial conglomerate with its next big thing…


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Plans for old City Squire moving forward

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — The Lecce Group LLC and John and Katrina Isopo cleared another hurdle on their way to opening a restaurant in the former City Squire location. The Schenectady Planning Commission unanimously granted site plan…