aqueduct rowing club

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…


This new seating area in Aqueduct Park memorializes Karen Kast, who loved the Mohawk River and rowing. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

Blocks from aqueduct a fitting tribute for rower

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — When Karen Kast died from pancreatic cancer in her early 60s, about two years ago, her friends at the Aqueduct Rowing Club felt compelled to do something significant to remember her. They wanted…




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Learn to Row at Aqueduct club

NISKAYUNA — The Aqueduct Rowing Club is sponsoring its second summer Learn to Row session, Aug, 4–28, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7:30 at the Aqueduct Boathouse, corner of Balltown Road and Aqueduct Road in Niskayuna. Fees are $150 for…


Photo by Celina Colby for the Daily Gazette

You, too, can glide along the Mohawk

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna rowers make propelling a boat in synchronicity with at least seven other people look easy. While it isn’t exactly simple, members of the Aqueduct Rowing Club took a day off from their…