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Nisky Students win $35,000 in scholarships

Four members of the Niskayuna High School Class of 2014 won scholarships from the Schenectady Foundation for their academic and leadership achievements. Valedictorian Fallon Jung and Felicia Dodge each won Young Leadership Scholarships of $10,000. Braxton Becker won $5,000 for…

Pre Schoolers cover their ears as Niskayuna Fire District 1 firefighter/paramedic John Baker, right, revs up a rescue saw. Photo by Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer

Fire Prevention at Hillside Elementary

Niskayuna Fire District 1 firefighters put on a a fire prevention demonstration for the Niskayuna Recreational Park Summer Program at Hillside Elementary School Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Photos by Daily Gazette photographer Peter R. Barber.

Campers cast their favorite spells. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

Harry Potter camp sparks imagination

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter Pam Ober and her students have a way of communicating that requires a little magic — and preferably a lot of reading — to understand. “Silencio!” shouted one student, pointing a homemade wand with a…

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Summer camp at Steinmetz Park is a winner

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter Each day during the summer, more than 1,700 kids in Schenectady eat lunch for free, courtesy of the Schenectady Inner City Ministry. It’s important because many kids in the area rely on their schools to…

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School panel sets special session

NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Central School District Board of Education will hold a special study session on board operations and policies at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 29. The meeting will take place in the board room at the district offices,…