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Resident injured in burglary

By Steven Cook Gazette Reporter An elderly town resident encountered burglars inside his home in the early morning of Nov. 2 and suffered minor injuries as a result, police said. Police received the call just after 4:30 a.m. to a…


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Niskayuna man hurt in home invasion

NISKAYUNA — An older town resident encountered burglars inside his home early Thursday and was injured as a result, police said. Police received the call just after 4:30 a.m. to a home on Ruffner Road. The man reported awakening to at…



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Rexford man admits scamming two elderly women

By Steven Cook SCHENECTADY — A Rexford man accused of scamming money from two elderly women pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges earlier this month, prosecutors said. Richard Livingston, 67, pleaded guilty in Schenectady City Court to one count each…



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Public Record for Niskayuna, August – Sept. 2015

NISKAYUNA POLICE DEPARTMENT Anthony Baisy, 24, of Willett Street, Schenectady, was charged Aug. 19 with petty larceny. Shelly Brady, 26, of 6th Avenue, Watervliet, was charged Aug. 19 with endangering the welfare of a child. Thomas H. Vanburen, 61, of…


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Niskayuna burglary sparks conflict… again

Yet another Niskayuna burglary incited a physical altercation between homeowner and intruder. At 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, the Niskayuna and Schenectady Police Departments were called to Ravine Road in Niskayuna for a report of a burglary. There, they found…



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Niskayuna Public Record: December

NISKAYUNA POLICE DEPARTMENT Alex L. Pijanowski, 50, of Whitney Drive, was charged Dec. 2 with third- and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Matthew A. Thomas, 31, of Consaul Road, was charged Dec. 3 with criminal obstruction of breathing and…



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Clifford Burns gets 23 to life

Despite tearful statements from all three of his daughters, a Niskayuna man insisted in Warren County Court Friday that he wasn’t guilty of murdering his wife last Christmas Eve, according to a story today in The Daily Gazette. Clifford R….