Politics


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Republicans Amongst Democrats during one of their last meetings of the year. Friday, May 20, 2016.

Republicans Amongst Democrats

By INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — “We felt like this club might gives us more of a voice,” said Diana Pinchuk, Niskayuna high school junior and vice president of the school’s recently formed Republicans Amongst Democrats club. Several students…





Shown at the Oct. 15 forum, from left, are Schenectady County Legislature candidates Elmer Bertsch, Alexander Browstein, James R. Buhrmaster, William Levering and Jill Dunster. PHOTO: Kate Bunster

Legislature, Town Board hopefuls share views

By Kate Bunster Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Open government and the new casino were among the hot topics when the town’s candidates for the Schenectady County Legislature gathered — and sparred — at a political forum Oct. 15. The League…



Executive coach Anne Saile, president and CEO of The Saile Group, brings over 25 years of chief executive experience when advising multi-million dollar companies. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Local voices share tips for Clinton, GOP in 2016 race

BY MARK MCGUIRE Gazette Reporter CAPITAL REGION — Anne Saile is an executive coach for CEOs contemplating big business or personal decisions. Saile, the head of The Saile Group in Ballston Lake and former CEO of Bellevue Woman’s Hospital, essentially…


Instructor Mike Carpenter, second from left, and SUNY Adirondack golf team members, from left, Desmond Crandall, Travis Deuel, and Zach Burkhart walk up to the par-5 second hole at Mohawk River Golf Course in Clifton Park on Tuesday.

Your Niskayuna week in print: April 10-16, 2015

This week in print: Last O.D. Heck resident gone  Fast-casual place is in the oven Freshman has designs on spreading school spirit MY TAKE: What are you grateful for?  Shared dispatch system proves mutually beneficial Photography provides creative outlet for…


In this Oct. 21, 2014 photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to a crowd during a campaign stop to promote Democrats in re-election bids in the east Denver suburb of Aurora, Colo. (The Associated Press)

Schenectady County Democrats endorse Clinton for president

BY HALEY VICCARO Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY COUNTY — Schenectady County Democrats have endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, even though the likely presidential candidate has not officially thrown her hat in the ring. The Schenectady County Democratic Committee, Schenectady City Democratic…