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Niskayuna police say a construction worker died after a fall at the Iroquois Village Apartments construction site on Alice Wagner Way, off Hillside Ave. The man was airlifted to Albany Medical Center after falling 35 feet around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. The man later died, police said. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Worker dies after fall at Niskayuna construction site

BY ZACHARY MATSON Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A construction worker who fell about 35 feet at the construction site of a Niskayuna apartment development died after being transported to Albany Medical Center on Sunday, Niskayuna Police Chief Dan McManus said…



Albany Medical Center plans a comprehensive Ambulatory Care Center on Upper Union Street in Niskayuna. As part of the construction, the dental practice of Dr. Kent Molino and Dr. Todd Vaccaro, seen at center, will be moved. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Albany Med plans Niskayuna facility

Ambulatory center to provide outpatient surgery, urgent care, laboratory services BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Albany Medical Center on Monday announced plans to build a three-story Ambulatory Care Center at 1769 Union St. The facility, which will provide…


Niskayuna Fire District 1 paramedics John Baker, center, and Lt. Shane Sweet tend to an injured child struck by a boat on the Mohawk River near the Rexford Bridge Friday, August 28, 2015. The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment. (Peter Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Girl injured in boat accident on Mohawk River

NISKAYUNA — An 11-year-old girl hit by a boat in the Mohawk River today is in stable condition after undergoing surgery at Albany Medical Center, Niskayuna police said. The girl, whose name was not released, fell out of the small motorboat…


Longtime CBS6 news anchorman Ed O’Brien is seen on the job. (CBS6 photo)

CBS6’s Ed O’Brien in declining health

NISKAYUNA — The health situation of Ed O’Brien, longtime morning anchorman at CBS6, has changed. In May, O’Brien announced he was battling a recurrence of cancer. “Ed is currently being treated by a team of physicians at Albany Medical Center,”…


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Niskayuna bicyclist struck by car, hospitalized

NISKAYUNA — A Niskayuna man was hospitalized Monday when his bicycle underwent a mechanical failure and caused him to veer into traffic, town police said. Gregory Cleveland, 46, was riding east in the curb lane of Troy-Schenectady Road approaching Mohawk…



Adam Frontera in Feb. 2015. Photo: Facebook

Cancer survivor comes up aces

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Mark Frontera has always been enthusiastic about his work at GE Global Research in Niskayuna, but in late 2012, he learned something that changed his approach to it: His younger son, Adam, had…



The Starfish Swim Club’s Swim Mania Swim-A-Thon.Photo by Patrick Dodson/Gazette Photographer

PHOTOS: Swim-A-Thon in Niskayuna

The Starfish Swim Club’s Swim Mania Swim-A-Thon to raise money for Albany Medical Center’s Donna M. Crandall Foundation (Cystic Fibrosis) at Niskayuna High School on Saturday, January 24, 2015. Photos by Patrick Dodson/Gazette Photographer