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…

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Niskayuna gardens will be featured on garden tour

Five Niskayuna gardens will be among those featured at the Soroptimist International of Schenectady’s 11th annual Garden Tour June 14 Some details: The tours are self-guided and the gardens are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 14….

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Massapequa beats Niskayuna, 23-9.

In state lacrosse action this afternoon, Massapequa defeated Niskayuna, 23-9. A rundown on the stats: Niskayuna 4 2 2 1 – 9 Massapequa 7 8 6 2 – 23 Niskayuna scoring: Mike D’Amario 4-1, John Prendergast 2-1, Aidan O’Brien 1-1,…