Events




INDIANA NASH/GAZETTE REPORTER
One student casts her vote in the Niskayuna High School mock election for 2016. 
Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Students, teachers hold mock election

NISKAYUNA — Although the vast majority of the senior class at Niskayuna High School can’t vote yet, it didn’t stop them from weighing in on the election. They joined the rest of the United States on Tuesday, November 8, with…


Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter
With their coaches behind him, athlete sign their letters of intent during the Niskayuna High School signing day ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in Niskayuna.

Niskayuna High School honors 16 at signing ceremony

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Sixteen seniors at Niskayuna High School took part Wednesday in the school’s Division IA, IAA and II Signing Day fall ceremony. “For these distinguished student-athletes, there is an opportunity for funding for tuition,…



INDIANA NASH/GAZETTE REPORTER 
Another pedestrian of Upper Union Street receiving a pair of bouquets from Jo-Ann Mingo (on left) for "Petal It Forward", an event where pedestrians were given two free bouquets and encouraged to give one away.

Petal it Forward

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY- When J.J. Moran began his bike ride down Union Street, he had no idea that he would be doing more than one kind of pedaling on the morning of October 19. “Whoa, slow down,”…