Large class of officers joins Schenectady PD

Stephen Williams Daily Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — The city on Friday added 14 new police officers — the largest group of recruits to be added in the 21st Century, and one that adds women and the first Guyanese-Americans to the force….

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Niskayuna Rotarians regularly visit Lincoln Elementary School in Schenectady to teach special lessons. This lesson was on Bernoulli's Principle.

School district foundation to honor Rotary

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Hats off to the Niskayuna Rotary, which on Jan. 18 will be honored by the Schenectady City School District Educational Foundation at its annual fundraiser at Proctors. The service organization was chartered in Niskayuna in…

At the Niskayuna Animal Hospital, Troy-Schenectady Road staff sort out donated supplies that will be going to the Schenectady Inner City Ministries (SICM). Pictured are Dr. Ron Scharf, Samantha Acevedo and Michael Rossman.

Animal hospital helping SICM aid family pets

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Animal Hospital of Niskayuna is lending a helping paw to pets this winter. In November, practice manager Samantha Acevedo started a donation drive to collect pet supplies and food to give to…

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Girl Scouts worked for an hour and a half to complete their sculpture for last year's Can Do. The girls are at it again this year and are collecting cans of food which they will use to build a campfire sculpture.

Girl Scouts set to show off Can Do Spirit

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Creativity and a bit of structural engineering will intersect for a good cause this month, but not without some community support. Niskayuna Girl Scouts will for the second year participate in Girls Can Do, a…

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Niskayuna Town Board member Bill McPartlon reads the ceremonial resolution to name the ball fields in Blatnick Park after outgoing supervisor Joe Landry.

Fields to bear Landry’s name

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Babe Ruth baseball players in the spring will round the bases of the newly dubbed M. Joe Landry Fields in Blatnick Park. The Niskayuna Town Board sponsored a ceremonial resolution to name the ball fields…