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

Engineers give state’s infrastructure poor marks

By Steven Cook Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The report card is in and New York’s infrastructure needs improvement. That’s the conclusion of the American Society of Civil Engineers, which released its first analysis of everything from the state’s aviation to…


River Road Animal Hospital celebrated its 5th Anniversary with a ribbon cutting on Sept. 25. Photo: Kate Bunster

River Road Animal Hospital marks fifth anniversary

BY KATE BUNSTER Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — On Sept. 25, community members gathered at River Road Animal Hospital for a ribbon cutting in celebration of its fifth anniversary. Three years of planning preceded the opening of River Road, and it…



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Canty golf tourney continues to grow

By Kyle Adams Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Emma Ward remembers the day last year when she received a letter notifying her that she’d been chosen as the recipient of the Michael Canty Memorial Scholarship. She remembers how she and her…


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Public Record for Niskayuna, August – Sept. 2015

NISKAYUNA POLICE DEPARTMENT Anthony Baisy, 24, of Willett Street, Schenectady, was charged Aug. 19 with petty larceny. Shelly Brady, 26, of 6th Avenue, Watervliet, was charged Aug. 19 with endangering the welfare of a child. Thomas H. Vanburen, 61, of…





Members of last year's Niskayuna boys' bowling team are shown. (Photo provided)

High school bowling teams organizing fundraising event

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — This past winter, both Niskayuna bowling coaches — Carol Baldwin with the girls, and Laura Favata with the boys — fielded rosters filled with competitors they had recruited and found in area bowling…