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Funding on its way for Nisky bike path projects

By NED CAMPBELL SCHENECTADY–Existing bike trails, sidewalks and roads in Schenectady County will be improved, and new trails and sidewalks built, following the awarding of $4.6 million in federal funds. The funding was approved Thursday by the policy board of…



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You, too, can glide along the Mohawk

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna rowers make propelling a boat in synchronicity with at least seven other people look easy. While it isn’t exactly simple, members of the Aqueduct Rowing Club took a day off from their…







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COMMUNITY POST: Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs

This post was contributed by Ron Scharf, veterinarian at the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna. Spring is here in the Northeast and ticks are out agaian. Dogs are at risk of tick-borne diseases, as we humans are. We are in an…



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Diligence needed in tick fight

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Julie Lohre had her first encounter with a tick early this spring while walking her dog in Blatnick Park. Lohre, who oversees Niskayuna town park operations, says her dog stayed out of tall grass…