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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…



Two people were sent to the hospital, one of which had to be extricated from his vehicle, after two cars crashed into a home on Albany Street in Niskayuna on Friday, July 3, 2015. (Patrick Dodson/Gazette Photographer)

Man charged after two vehicles hit Niskayuna house

NISKAYUNA — A Schenectady man faces several charges following an accident Friday afternoon in which two vehicles struck a house at Albany Street and Mohrhoff Avenue. Niskayuna police say John Becker, 42, faces multiple vehicle and traffic charges, including driving…



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With spring comes a rise in Niskayuna burglaries

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — It happens every year, like clockwork: As the temperature rises, everybody heads outdoors, including people looking for an illicit opportunity to take things that aren’t theirs. Springtime burglaries have begun in Niskayuna, as…


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Fewer reports of burglaries across town

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Burglaries have finally declined in Niskayuna after several months of worrisome break-ins, some of which involved risky interactions between homeowners and trespassers. Numerous break-ins took place at night while families were home, and…


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Public Record, December 2014

NISKAYUNA POLICE DEPARTMENT Alex L. Pijanowski, 50, of Whitney Drive, was charged Dec. 2 with third- and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Matthew A. Thomas, 31, of Consaul Road, was charged Dec. 3 with criminal obstruction of breathing and…