Niskayuna






Niskayuna High School. (Marc Schultz)

Niskayuna students eye March, April walkouts

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna High School students organizing a walkout and ceremony to honor students killed last month in Florida won tacit administrative support for a March 14 event, but they may face discipline if they carry out a second walkout and…


Yasmine Syed, right, then supervisor-elect, tours Niskauyna Town Hall in November. (Marc Schultz)

Niskayuna supervisor won’t name bookkeeper

NISKAYUNA — New Town Supervisor Yasmine Syed has dropped efforts to name her own town bookkeeper and will do some of the work herself. Syed, in late January, withdrew the proposed appointment of Jay Nish, a former Poestenkill town supervisor and local business…


An early design of the planned roundabout at River and Rosendale roads in Niskayuna. (Stephen Williams)

Niskayuna roundabout gets skeptical reception

NISKAYUNA — Plans that could put a $2 million roundabout at the intersection of River and Rosendale roads got a skeptical reception at their public unveiling Wednesday night. About 40 people came to Town Hall to hear about alternatives being considered to…



Niskayuna Town Hall

Town receives update on wastewater plant

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Upgrades to Niskayuna’s wastewater treatment plant are nearly two-thirds complete, and by the end of 2019 the facility should be positioned to service a growing town for another 20 to 30 years. Dennis Clough of…


Photo courtesy Niskayuna Police

Police make up bulk of Niskayuna’s top earners

NISKAYUNA — Police chief Dan McManus was one of three Niskayuna employees who tied for the town’s top-paid employees in 2017. Along with water and sewer superintendent Rich Pollock and comptroller Paul Sebesta, McManus was paid a salary of $126,324. Seven of the…