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Education Enrichment Fund seeks advisory committee

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — This academic year, a project several years in the making will finally begin to fulfill its original purpose: bringing academic enrichment to Niskayuna’s students. The Niskayuna Education Enrichment Fund (EEF) began in 2012…



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Grants available for local nonprofits

NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Community Foundation annual grant program is now welcoming applications for 2015. The Community Foundation provides grants of up to $5,000 to 501(c)3 nonprofits that serve residents of the town or Niskayuna Central School District. For more…


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Scholarship deadlines approaching

NISKAYUNA — Scholarship deadlines are approaching in February and March for more than 40 scholarships approved by the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region. The Community Foundation partners with local organizations like the Niskayuna Community Foundation and the Phyllis…




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Niskayuna High School Latin teacher, Meghan Miller smiles with Student Council Vice President, Bel Mesbahi after receiving the annual Murray Award for Excellence in Education in her classroom on Monday morning.

Favata, Miller recognized for excellence in education

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — During homeroom and first period Monday at Niskayuna High School, two teachers were surprised with bouquets of balloons carried by their colleagues, students and school administrators. Though the surprise presentation is tradition with the Murray…