Mohawk hudson bike hike trail

Photo Kristin Schultz
Melissa McKinnon was among town residents and officials on hand for the official ribbon cutting of a bike hike connector between the Mohawk Hudson trail and the Zenner Soccer Fields. McKinnon also serves on the town's tree council.

Paved path links trail with Zenner fields

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — In the town’s ongoing effort to create a more pedestrian-friendly community, officials cut the ribbon on a new path linking the bike trail to the Zenner soccer fields. The 0.2-mile-long paved trail is…

Thanks to a project by eagle scout Matthew Staudt, visitors to the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail can now learn about their surroundings by snapping a QR code with their smartphones. (Rebecca Isenhart/Gazette Reporter)

Eagle Scout creates guide to bike-hike trail

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Visitors to the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail in Niskayuna have five new opportunities to pause and learn a bit about their surroundings thanks to a recent initiative by a local Eagle Scout. Matthew Staudt,…

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Funding on its way for Nisky bike path projects

By NED CAMPBELL SCHENECTADY–Existing bike trails, sidewalks and roads in Schenectady County will be improved, and new trails and sidewalks built, following the awarding of $4.6 million in federal funds. The funding was approved Thursday by the policy board of…