Niskayuna

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LPGA winner has Niskayuna ties

The 21st LPGA’s winner Jackie Stoelting is the daughter of Ed Barenborg, a Niskayuna native. Bob Weiner wrote his take on the series on the Gazette blog: While on vacation last week, I was extremely interested in the finale of…


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It’s National Trails Day

June 7 is National Trails Day and the Schenectady chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club has some activities planned. Find out more here.






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Niskayuna High School Latin teacher, Meghan Miller smiles with Student Council Vice President, Bel Mesbahi after receiving the annual Murray Award for Excellence in Education in her classroom on Monday morning.

Favata, Miller recognized for excellence in education

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — During homeroom and first period Monday at Niskayuna High School, two teachers were surprised with bouquets of balloons carried by their colleagues, students and school administrators. Though the surprise presentation is tradition with the Murray…



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EVENTS: What to do in Niskayuna this weekend?

SATURDAY You’ll have to choose between these two free, outdoorsy events on Saturday morning: Learn to Row Day 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7 Do you want to learn to row? Aqueduct Rowing Club will participate in National Learn To Row Day, Saturday, June 7, from 10-2.  Interested rowers will…