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Anouk Booneman (left) and Danielle Kollarus (right) stand over the stove in Booneman's stove where the duo leads Healthy Living Workshops.

Pair join forces to promote healthy living

By Cady Kuzmich Gazette Reporter Vischer’s Ferry — One of the oldest homes in Vischer’s Ferry has become the meeting spot for folks interested in healthier food choices. Anouk Booneman and Danielle Kollarus began their program, Spring into Health, five…



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Boil water ordered for parts of Niskayuna

The Schenectady County Health Department this evening issued a boil-water order for portions of Niskayuna as a precautionary measure in response to a water-main break on Balltown Road today. The break occurred just south of the GE Training Center and…


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New immunization regs kicking in

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Updated immunization requirements for school-aged children will go into effect the first day of September, according to the state Department of Health. While the types of immunizations required for school admittance will remain…


Paul A. Milton President & CEO of Ellis Medicine in his Nott Street office Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

New era ahead for acting Ellis CEO

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Ellis Medicine’s last CEO saw Schenectady through closing a beloved hospital, saving the region’s only women’s hospital from shutdown and consolidating staff and services at three facilities into one neat, cohesive hospital system….



Adam Frontera in Feb. 2015. Photo: Facebook

Cancer survivor comes up aces

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Mark Frontera has always been enthusiastic about his work at GE Global Research in Niskayuna, but in late 2012, he learned something that changed his approach to it: His younger son, Adam, had…


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Measles revives vaccine debate in area

Measles revives vaccine debate in area By KATHLEEN MOORE Gazette Reporter CAPITAL REGION — What do elementary schools in Glenville, Bethlehem, Saratoga Springs and Schuylerville have in common? They have the highest rate of unvaccinated students in the Capital Region,…