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Former Alplaus post office torn down

Stephen Williams Gazette Reporter ALPLAUS — The former Alplaus post office was torn down this week, despite efforts by residents and town officials to save the historic structure. The Alplaus Fire Dist. No. 2, which owns the property next to the fire station…


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Toys For Tots drives underway in the region

SCHENECTADY — The weeks leading up to Christmas are an opportunity to show love and charity to those in need, and the Toys For Tots toy drive is one way to do that. Locations throughout the area are collecting new, unwrapped…


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Mausoleum to open, bring solace to grieving

NISKAYUNA — Drivers on Route 7 have been watching the construction of Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery’s mausoleum for more than two years. Now, with the granite, timbers and custom stained glass window in place, Mary Immaculate Patroness of America Mausoleum…



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Town Board adopts $15M budget for 2018

The Niskayuna Town Board unanimously passed the 2018 budget at its meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16. The 2018 budget totals $15 million, an increase of about $11,000 over 2017. Also included is a 2 percent tax cut. Councilwoman Denise Murphy…


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Police: Niskayuna man took money for job he never completed

BALLSTON — A Niskayuna man took $1,800 for a pool liner project he never completed, state police said Monday. Adam Benjamin, 25, was arrested Saturday and charged with felony fourth-degree grand larceny. Benjamin was issued an appearance ticket for Nov. 30…


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Holocaust memorial proposed in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA — If all goes according to plan, the region’s first Holocaust memorial could be open to the public in Niskayuna by the middle of next year. A passion project proposed by Latham-based orthodontist Dr. Michael Lozman, the initial plans…