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Amateur cellists performed at Bellevue Woman's Center following a week-long workshop in Niskayuna.

Playing suite music: Cellists tackle works of Bach

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Cello music filled the halls of Bellevue Woman’s Center recently when Bach Cello Suites Workshop attendees performed a bevy of Brahms, Bach and more for patients and staff. The annual Bach Cello Suites…

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Steve Badala and Giana Mazzotta took baby Ruxin home in a brand new car seat courtesy of Bellevue Women's Center's new Bringing Home Baby initiative.

Initiative aims to get newborns home safely

  By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — New parents have many things to worry about — feeding, sleeping, is the baby too hot or too cold, and introducing the new baby to old pets. Now, through a partnership between…

Ellis Hospital Registered Nurse Denise D'Avella voices her opinion at a rally at the Hampton Inn on State Street in Schenectady Thursday, August 20, 2015. (Peter Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Nurses praise new deal with Ellis Hospital

BY KYLE ADAMS Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — More than 700 nurses at Ellis Medicine in Schenectady and Bellevue Woman’s Center in Niskayuna now have more control over their work assignments, as well as significant raises, thanks to a contract signed…

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January birth announcements from Bellevue

NISKAYUNA — Birth announcements from Bellevue Woman’s Center, January 2015: Dec. 31, 2014 Steven Vincent Andrews III was born to Jessica Saunders and Steven Andrew Jr. of Mechanicville, NY. Brianna Lea Floud was born to Robin and Jamie Floud of…


Ex-Ellis CEO ‘not going out to pasture’

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — On the day James Connolly was to interview for a position leading the largest hospital in Schenectady County, he put on his best blue suit and showed up early to the hospital to…