Clifton Park


PHOTOGRAPHER: MARC SCHULTZ 
Angelo's Tavolo executive chef Frank Tardio at work in the kitchen.

A culinary journey

By John Cropley Gazette Business Editor CLIFTON PARK — Capital Region restaurateur Angelo Mazzone is launching a seven-week, seven-restaurant journey through Italy, and his ancestral homeland is pitching in. Mazzone Hospitality on Thursday announced Angelo’s Tour of Italy, during which…


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Town takes over operation of Adult Community Center

By Cady Kuzmich Gazette Reporter Clifton Park — Shenendehowa Senior Citizens Incorporated abruptly transferred operation of the Adult Community Center to the town of Clifton Park Saturday, December 17 amidst an ongoing larceny investigation according to Clifton Park Town Supervisor…


PETER R. BARBER/DAILY GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Senator Hugh Farley, is greeted by supporters at River Stone Manor in Glenville Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

Farley honored for his service

By Cady Kuzmich Gazette Reporter CLIFTON PARK — “The toughest thing I’ll have to do is follow a living legend,” Assemblyman James Tedisco said at a Clifton Park Town Board meeting Dec. 12, speaking to the lofty task of succeeding…



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Local artist Mary Kilanoski sits in her Clifton Park home, with some of her abstract work hung behind her. 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Artist Spotlight: Mary Kilanoski

CLIFTON PARK- Books are written to be read and art is created to be viewed. At least that’s what local artist Mary Kilanoski believes. But it took her years to apply that adage to her own work. “I’ve been an…


Progress continues on the $32.5 million Rexford Bridge construction project, Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

Rexford Bridge construction on schedule

By Indiana Nash Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Rexford Bridge roundabout will open to traffic this fall and the entire project is on schedule for completion in December of 2017, DOT Commissioner Matthew Driscoll said at a press conference Tuesday….



Official Mark Mindel starts a race during a Shenendehowa girls' outdoor track and field meet against Averill Park on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 in Clifton Park. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Sportswriter)

Mark Mindel enjoying 50th year in area running

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Sportswriter MALTA — In 1966, Mark Mindel started running cross country at Niskayuna High School as a ninth-grader. Nowadays, you’re more likely to see Mindel as an official at a local track meet than you are…



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Fumi Aizawa stands beside one of her paintings in her Clifton Park home.

Woman rekindles love of painting

BY CADY KUZMICH Gazette Reporter CLIFTON PARK — Fumi Aizawa has always been a painter. In 2011, however, she briefly put her paint brush down, too saddened by the effects of a massive earthquake which struck her homeland, Japan. After…