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All the cross-country sections stretch together at the beginning of practice. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

Cross-country builds endurance and friendship

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — There’s a certain paradox to running cross-country. It’s a deeply personal, individual sport, but it’s crucial for teammates to consider each other, too. At Niskayuna High School, cross-country coaches John Sharkey and Jason…

Glencliff principal Shelley Baldwin-Nye shakes hands with a new kindergartner. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart

District helps newcomers feel at home

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Kindergartners, the newest of the new, clambered off the bus at Glencliff Elementary School for their first-ever day of class on Monday. As they made the leap from the bottom bus step to…