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Local research engineer Irfan Hussaini,  has developed an app to help you slow your roll on the road.

Engineer creates an app to monitor car’s speed

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter There are many rules of the road: Wear your seat belt, pull over for emergency vehicles, no texting and driving and, of course, don’t speed. While it may be difficult to keep all the rules…



Jean and Paul Elisha in an undated family photo. (Photo provided)

Family, friends mourn passing of many-faceted man

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — When Paul Elisha passed away from a stroke at the age of 92 on Aug. 16, no one who knew him was quite prepared. The combat veteran, expert communicator, poet, musician, father and…


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MY TAKE: What’s your favorite summer activity?

“Swimming!” — Anna Guilmette, left “That’s a hard one… Playing Wii and swimming.” — Daniel Guilmette, right “Just hanging by the pool.” — Alec Schmitt, left “We like to grill.” — Valerie Schmitt, right “We really enjoy hiking.” — Erika…


Stacey Engleman-Bertotti, right, met her brother, Mike Ellington, left, for the first time earlier this month.

Woman reconnects with long-lost brother

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A Niskayuna High School alumna has a message to share: she wants everyone who has a brother or sister to pick up the phone, dial a sibling and reconnect. At 48 years old,…