Niskayuna

Guilderland's Shea Thompson looks to pass while Niskayuna's Kit Christian defends during lacrosse action at Niskayuna on Thursday April 27, 2017. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Nisky grad Christian is all-state lacrosse pick

Niskayuna High School defender Kit Christian was named to the inaugural all-state girls’ lacrosse team released Sunday by the New York State Sportswriters Association. Christian, who graduated in June, made the large-school second team along with Bethlehem defender Claire Conway….



Sage Kos, 11, and her brother Cedar Kos, 13, help a customer at Niskayuna Town Hall Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Middle school siblings put summer on ice

To run a successful business, executives must have ice-cold nerves. Cedar and Sage Kos — executives in training — have ice-cold products. And a cool approach to a summer enterprise. The Niskayuna brother and sister team have been selling homemade…




Assembly candidate Robert Smullen arrives for his court appearance with his attorney. (Jason Subik/Gazette Reporter)

GOP Assembly hopeful arraigned on felony charge

JASON SUBIK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA AND JOHNSTOWN — Robert Smullen, a Republican candidate for the 118th Assembly District, was arraigned on Aug. 8 in Niskayuna Town Court on a felony charge of first-degree filing of a false instrument. Smullen was…


Jim Mueller putts on 13 Friday at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.

It’s Mueller time again at Senior Classic

BOB WEINER For The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — Jim Mueller’s milestone performance was magnificent. Mueller won an all-time record 12th Schenectady Municipal Golf Course major championship with a near-flawless, bogey-free, 6-under-par 66 in the final round of the Schenectady Senior…


Ashlyn Peterson smiles with her caricature during the 2016 Niska-Day event. This year's event is Saturday.

A ‘magical’ Niska-Day 37 planned

“Magic is in the Air” for Niska-Day 37 on May 19, with a full day of entertainment on tap. Entertainment committee co-chairs Jay and Rachel Rourke are excited about the day’s activities, from magic to music. Magician Merdwin the Mediocre…


A rendering of the proposed Capital District Jewish Holocaust Memorial to be located at 2501 Troy Schenectady Road in Niskayuna. (Courtesy Dan Dembling)

Niskayuna pushes back vote on Holocaust memorial

JEFF WILKIN Gazette reporter NISKAYUNA — The Town Board has postponed a vote on whether to approve a Holocaust Museum proposed for a parcel off Route 7. The town had been scheduled to vote on a special use permit necessary for the construction of…


Niskayuna police vehicle.

Niskayuna police warn of burglaries

NISKAYUNA — Town police are asking residents to remain vigilant in the wake of two recent home burglaries. One occurred on Fox Hollow Road in the Rosendale Estates neighborhood, the other on Ash Tree Lane. The Ash Tree Lane burglary is…