PHOTOGRAPHER: MARC SCHULTZ A 2016 view of the General Electric facility in Schenectady and Rotterdam.

GE to cut 35 jobs at Schenectady plant

By Brett Samuels General Electric is cutting 35 jobs based in Schenectady as it consolidates the clean energy branch of its business. “Current, powered by GE,” is the focus of realignment efforts within the company’s energy storage unit, resulting in the…


Mohawk Commons sold

By Indiana Nash NISKAYUNA- The sprawling Mohawk Commons Shopping Center has been sold for $66 million, according to information recorded in deed records filed in Schenectady County. The 530,190-square-foot center features Target, Lowe’s and Price Chopper, among others. It was…


A 60 Minute Orange Theory Workout class takes place at Orangetheory Fitness in Schenectady on December 30, 2016.

Getting with the programs

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA- January is resolution month. People tend to look into the coming year with a sense of hopeful determination. The most common resolutions revolve around getting into or staying physically fit. According to Nielsen, 37…

Judith Connolly poses in her Burnt Hills shop, The Northumbrian Cottage.
Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.

English transplant finds new creative endeavor

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter BURNT HILLS- Although Judith Connolly is reluctant to call herself an artist, her shop in Burnt Hills reveals an undeniable sense of creativity. The Northumbrian Cottage, which she opened six months ago, is dedicated to…

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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…

MARC SCHULTZ/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Members of IUE-CWA Local 81359 are seen on the picket line at Momentive on Thursday

Sanders offers support for Momentive strike

By Cady Kuzmich Gazette Reporter WATERFORD — Those who remained on the picket line outside Momentive Performance Materials in Waterford despite increasingly frigid temperatures Thursday were bolstered by news this week that one of the nation’s leading progressive figures, U.S. Sen….

The Eastern Avenue Price Chopper Supermarket in Schenectady on Nov. 30, 2016.PHOTOGRAPHER: PETER R. BARBER

Settlement possible in Price Chopper suit

By Stephen Williams The Schenectady-based Price Chopper supermarket chain is in talks that could settle a Massachusetts federal lawsuit over employee classifications and overtime pay, according to new federal court filings. Attorneys for both the supermarket chain and the plaintiffs…

Dr. Michael Jakubowski, a Niskayuna resident, has been honored with a Distinguished Service Award for his 39 year career in anesthesiology. 
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.

Niskayuna Doctor Honored

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Dr. Michael Jakubowski’s career may have been dedicated to putting patients to sleep, but his passion for the profession is far from dull. This is, in part, why Jakubowski was honored with the…