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Work ethic propels Nisky grad to Princeton

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter She has a big smile, a big heart and a work ethic that won’t quit, and this fall she’s headed to Princeton hoping to pursue a career in surgery and neuroscience. She will be the…



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A jovial Father Bob Longobucco addressed the audience at the blessing and dedication of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish School's newly renovated Manuel Pena Early Childhood Education Center.

St. Kateri dedicates early childhood center

NISKAYUNA — The little tykes at St. Kateri Tekawitha Parish School will have a building of their own, after the Catholic school on Upper Union Street dedicated its newly remodeled convent on June 21. A handful of local government and church…


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Natalia Perez and Angelo Bonsignore opened the second location of Bread from Brooklyn at 1625 Union Street in Schenectady on Friday, June 16.

Bread From Brooklyn now open on Union Street

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Drive to Brooklyn for a bagel? Fuhgeddaboudit. As promised, Bread From Brooklyn opened its new Schenectady store at 1625 Union St. on June 16. “I was up at 2:30 this morning to get…




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A few lucky Niskayuna little league players and the parents got to sit in the Judge's Chambers during a trip to the city for a Yankees game.

Guilty! . . . of having a good time

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Coach Joe DiCaprio wanted to take them out to the ball game, and on May 28, Niskayuna Baseball League players got more than peanuts and cracker jack. Players and parents enjoyed an afternoon of America’s…


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A frosty treat awaited runners at Glencliff Elementary School's Fun Run to benefit the Cathy Hartlage Memorial Scholarship.

Fun Run is fundraiser for Hartlage Scholarship

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter REXFORD — Ready, set, go! Glencliff Elementary School hosted its annual Fun Run and Ice Cream Social to benefit the Cathy Hartlage Memorial Scholarship. Students of all ages laced up their running shoes and set…



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Niskayuna roundabout project given priority status

By Stephen Williams Gazette Reporter COLONIE — Plans to build a roundabout at River and Rosendale roads in Niskayuna and improve intersections and bike trails in Saratoga County moved closer to reality on June 1. The new roundabout could be…