Niskayuna alumni

Michael Corcoran, left, and David Kosineski.

Niskayuna High buddies finish cross-country trip

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter Last year, a filmmaking trio of Niskayuna High School alumni, Michael Corcoran, Gavin Dowse and David Kosineski, dreamed of taking a road trip across the country. Corcoran, who had just completed his freshman year at…

This Aug. 3, 1984 file photo shows Greco-Roman wrestling gold medalist Jeff Blatnick gesturing during ceremonies at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. (Associated Press)

UFC honors Niskayuna’s Jeff Blatnick

LAS VEGAS — Jeff Blatnick, a legendary wrestler from Niskayuna, was posthumously inducted July 11 into the UFC Hall of Fame in the Contributor category. Blatnick won a 1984 Olympic gold medal in wrestling, won a state championship while at…