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Bell choir prepares for its annual holiday concert

BY MOLLY CONGDON Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — There are many traditions that are sacred at Christmastime. Sipping hot chocolate while cozy on the couch as snow falls outside the window, blasting “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Happy Holidays” while driving in…

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News Briefs Nov. 3

Talk on spirituality at yoga studio NISKAYUNA — A talk on practical spirituality titled “Ending the Struggle, Ending the Suffering and Finding Inner Peace (and why haven’t we found it already?)” will be offered at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at…

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Niskayuna seniors dress up for holiday

By Kate Bunster Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The members of the Niskayuna Senior Center are proof that you’re never too old to dress up for Halloween. They gathered Oct. 29 for an afternoon of card games, a hearty chili lunch…

Crews from Dan's Hauling begin the demolition of the old Niskayuna Post Office on Union Street on Oct. 20 for the upcoming construction of an Albany Medical Center outpatient facility.

Work on Albany Med project pauses due to permit issues

By Kate Bunster Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The construction of Albany Medical Center’s new Ambulatory Care Center is temporarily on hold. According to the Department of Environmental Conservation, the town of Niskayuna issued a temporary stop work order on construction…

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St. Kateri Parish gears up for fair trade sale

By Kate Bunster Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you will feed him for a lifetime,” said Elaine Bair, the facilitator of St. Kateri’s…

PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Rush hour traffic clogs the Rexford Bridge as seen from the Clifton Park side of the Mohawk RIver Thursday, July 9, 2015.

Meeting details bridge plan

By Molly Congdon Gazette Reporter REXFORD — More than 120 people filled the Rexford Fire District’s John McLane Hose Co. on Oct. 14 to listen to and voice their opinions on a plan to replace the Rexford Bridge. The state…