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Niskayuna Town Hall

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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Campaign mailers rile Niskayuna candidates

NISKAYUNA — A Democratic Committee campaign mailer prompted a swift and firm response Monday from Republican town supervisor candidate Yasmine Syed. She called the campaign material an “outrageous piece of hate mail,” and called for an apology. The mailer features pictures of nationally-recognized…





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Election races take shape in town

BY KRISTIN SCHULTZ Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Election season has arrived in Niskayuna, and this year will see some candidates fighting for seats and others running unopposed. Democrat Joe Landry is seeking his sixth term as town supervisor. He will…