Politics


PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Senator Hugh Farley, is greeted by supporters at River Stone Manor in Glenville Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

Farley honored for his service

By Cady Kuzmich Gazette Reporter CLIFTON PARK — “The toughest thing I’ll have to do is follow a living legend,” Assemblyman James Tedisco said at a Clifton Park Town Board meeting Dec. 12, speaking to the lofty task of succeeding…





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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…