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Is Niskayuna a flag-waving town?

We’re looking for photos of some of the U.S. flags waving out there this holiday weekend. Send them to and we’ll post them here. Thanks.

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Shen over Nisky, 5-0, in Class AA baseball

From Bill Palmer at The Daily Gazette: Niskayuna starter Tommy Favata worked out of bases-loaded spots in the first and third innings before 21-1 Shen finally broke through in beating Niskayuna for the third time this season. “I was hoping…

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UPCOMING EVENT: Young Musician’s Forum

A Young Musicians Forum at the Niskayuna branch library is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, at 2 p.m. Vasko Dukovski will play the clarinet, and Mariko Furukawa will play piano. Come by to hear works by Debussy,…

Class of 1964

Where did all those years go?

Reuniting Niskayuna Class of 1964 came of age in turbulent times   By MARK MCGUIRE Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA –These are the original Baby Boomers, the ones born in ’46 and the shadow of World War II, who graduated high school…

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Music students line up for summer scholarships

By REBECCA ISENHART NISKAYUNA HIGH SCHOOL — Summer recess is quickly approaching, but Niskayuna High School freshman Lauren Gabriel doesn’t want to stop studying in at least one subject: Music. “I love lessons. I look forward to them every single…


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…


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,…