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Click It or Ticket effort set to begin May 22

Niskayuna Police Department NISKAYUNA — As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Niskayuna Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your…



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Officer Terwilliger (center) with fellow Niskayuna officers following his pipping out ceremony on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

Terwilliger: celebrating 34 years of service

  NISKAYUNA- Bagpipes sounded out the last salute of Niskayuna police officer Michael Terwilliger on Friday, Sept. 30. After 34 years of service -32 spent in Niskayuna- many of his fellow officers came out to congratulate and commemorate his career…


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Pair arrested on gun charge in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna police early Sunday arrested two Schenectady men on felony charges for allegedly possessing a gun. Anthony J. Boddy, 24, of Victory Avenue, and Frankie D. Rizzo Jr., 22, of Manchester Road, also were booked on unlawful possession…


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Niskayuna police start Take Me Home program

A new Niskayuna program will ​help police identify people with autism or other disabilities who have wandered away from school or home, officials said. The voluntary program, called Take Me Home, has families of dependents with autism or other disabilities supply…


Niskayuna Police along with the New York State Police are investigating and unattended death at a home at 1917 Union St. at the corner of Highland Park Rd. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Police: Niskayuna man’s death not a crime

BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A man found dead inside his Niskayuna home did not die as the result of a criminal act, police said Tuesday. The man, identified as 45-year-old Scott Willoughby, was found by police Monday…


Niskayuna Police along with the New York State Police are investigating and unattended death at a home at 1917 Union St. at the corner of Highland Park Rd. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Police probe death of Niskayuna man

BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Town police are investigating the unattended death of a man at a Union Street home. Police discovered the body of the 45 year old Monday morning at 1917 Union St. after being asked…



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Niskayuna police: Dog in distress call unfounded

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna police responded to a call about a dog locked in a hot car in the Target parking lot Wednesday afternoon, but found the dog was not in danger. Christen Gowan, a Union College employee, saw the dog…


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Police find dog locked in hot car OK, urge caution

The Humane Society of the United States indicates outside temperatures of 80 degrees can heat up to 99 degrees inside a car within 10 minutes. It also indicated that rolling down windows has little effect. BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter…