Capital Region


PEYTON WILLIAMS Luke Goldstock of Niskayuna, now a senior star on North Carolina, finally gets a college game in the Capital Region.

Niskayuna’s Goldstock gets his home game

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter Some nerves were felt Sunday in Chapel Hill as the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team waited to see its draw for the NCAA tournament. After an up-and-down regular season ended with a championship win in…


PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Excessive speed was the factor in this accident on Western Turnpike near the Interstate 88 exit 24 flyover in the town of Duanesburg Thursday, December 22, 2016. One driver was transported to Ellis Hospital for treatment.

Snow makes Capital Region roads treacherous

CAPITAL REGION — Snow and slush coated the roads Thursday morning, making for a messy commute and some angst for at least one school official. “There are minor accidents all over the county,” the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office reported. On the Northway,…


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Demand on Capital Region food pantries still high

By Stephen Williams Demand on food pantries and soup kitchens across eastern New York is at record levels, despite improving economic conditions. The need to feed people who can’t otherwise afford nutritious food is so large, in fact, that to…







Families enjoyed cooling off at the Niskayuna Town Pool as temperatures rose during the early afternoon of August 16, 2015. 7-year-old Maeve Hull of Niskayuna jumped into the pool to her father Aaron while visiting for the afternoon. (Erica Miller/Gazette Photographer)

Niskayuna Town Pool stays cool in hot spell

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter CAPITAL REGION — The Capital Region hasn’t had too many 90-degree days this summer — just three, in fact — but you can expect to battle such temperatures today and Tuesday. Residents were already starting…