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By closing, Grace Lutheran church can continue to serve

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA — When Glenn Gerber first joined Grace Lutheran Church in Niskayuna 50 years ago, the pews were full with 150 or more people each week. Now, the church is lucky to draw 25. Fewer members means…


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New avenue opens for family winery

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA — Justin Cappocia, the middle of three Cappocia brothers, does so many different jobs that he’s not sure what his title is. He has designed labels for the wine bottles, works on the family web site,…


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A new way of keeping cool heading to town this summer

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA — This summer, the Town of Niskayuna will replace its kiddie pool with a water sprinkler playground. Town officials hope the project will improve safety at the town recreation center while providing an exciting new summer…





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Dark skies approaching

With strong storms moving across the area this afternoon, we’re asking you to share your weather photos with us. And let us know about any street closings you’re encountering.



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Water main break on Balltown Road shuts southbound lane

Niskayuna: Southbound lane of Balltown Road between Aqueduct and Reilly way shut for water main break. Could be shut until 10 p.m. — Steven Cook (@ByStevenCook) May 21, 2014 Niskayuna: Homes impacted by water main break have been notified. Town…


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Board of Education gets a new look

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA — Voters in Niskayuna approved a $77,313,236 budget for the 2014-15 school year by a wide margin, with 2,595 in favor and 1,230 against. Res idents also accepted the district’s plan to purchase seven new buses…


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Niskayuna school budget passes

Voters in the Niskayuna Central School District passed the proposed school district budget for the coming year Tuesday. The $77.3 million budget was approved 2,595 to 1,320. Rosemarie Perez Jaquith was elected to the school board with 2,425 votes. David…