Iroquois Middle School

Sage Kos, 11, and her brother Cedar Kos, 13, help a customer at Niskayuna Town Hall Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Middle school siblings put summer on ice

To run a successful business, executives must have ice-cold nerves. Cedar and Sage Kos — executives in training — have ice-cold products. And a cool approach to a summer enterprise. The Niskayuna brother and sister team have been selling homemade…







A look inside the WIRO production room. Photo: Kate Bunster

On Air!: Iroquois students broadcast the school news

BY KATE BUNSTER Gazette Reporter “Evan are we ready?,” shouted Frank Adamo. Evan Belkin stood in the production room in front of a green screen, ready to deliver the daily forecast. It seemed as if he had been doing this…


Ethan Rackliffe stands proudly in front of the signs he helped create against tobacco marketing. 

Photo: Kate Bunster

Reality check offered on tobacco

BY KATE BUNSTER Gazette Reporter Eighteen schools in the Capital Region have united in a movement against the marketing of tobacco to youth. Since Nov. 12, “Reality Check Youth” members have decorated the grounds of their schools with 203 reasons…