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Javier Oballe of Niskayuna takes a photo of the luminaries around the track as the Niskayuna Relay for Life got underway at Niskayuna High School Friday, June 19, 2015. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

PHOTOS: The Niskayuna Relay For Life

The Niskayuna Relay for Life got underway at Niskayuna High School Friday, June 19, 2015. The 24 hour event featured Zumba classes, drawing, and lots of exercise to raise awareness for cancer prevention. Check out the full gallery at dailygazette.com….



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MY TAKE: Who is your role model?

“I have a friend, Lexi. She always plays with me.” — Laila Bray, 7, left “I kind of want to be like Keith Haring, the famous artist who was against drugs and smoking. I learned about him in art class….


Friends, fans and families gathered to view the MLB draft at LT's Grill in Niskayuna June 8, 2015. Local baseball superstar Garrett Whitley was drafted  to the Tampa Bay Rays. (Erica Miller/Gazette Photographer)

PHOTOS: Garrett Whitley drafted to Tampa Bay

Friends, fans and families gathered to view the MLB draft on a big screen TV at LT’s Grill in Niskayuna on Monday, June 8, 2015. Local baseball superstar Garrett Whitley was drafted to the Tampa Bay Rays. Read Michael Kelly’s…




From left to right: Raury Richardson, Kelsey Richardson, Kevin Dolce, Lexi Coso, Eva Dolce and Olivia Cassela wait excitedly for the parade to begin. (Rebecca Isenhart/Gazette Reporter)

Photos: 34th annual Niska-Day

NISKAYUNA – The Niskayuna Community Action Program put on its best Saturday for the 34th edition of its community celebration, Niska-Day, which began with a parade and ended with a fireworks display, with a host of attractions, activities and, of…