PETER R. BARBER/Gazette Photographer Stefana Stan of Niskayuna celebrates a point against Shenendehowa on Sept. 5.

Stefana Stan a new area volleyball star

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter NISKAYUNA — Through its first three matches of the year, the Niskayuna High School girls’ volleyball team has the look of an improved squad. Its passing is better. Its defense is solid. Its communication is…

Keep reading

PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian in his office at the Federal Court House in Albany Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

Hartunian joins national legal and consulting firm

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Newly retired United States Attorney Richard Hartunian will enter private practice with national legal and consulting firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP. The firm has offices around the country but Hartunian will work out of…