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A rendering of the proposed Capital District Jewish Holocaust Memorial to be located at 2501 Troy Schenectady Road in Niskayuna. (Courtesy Dan Dembling)

Niskayuna pushes back vote on Holocaust memorial

JEFF WILKIN Gazette reporter NISKAYUNA — The Town Board has postponed a vote on whether to approve a Holocaust Museum proposed for a parcel off Route 7. The town had been scheduled to vote on a special use permit necessary for the construction of…



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Niskayuna to borrow $17.5M to pay for upgrades

STEPHEN WILLIAMS Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Town Board has approved $17.5 million in borrowing to pay for upgrades to the town’s wastewater treatment plant and other work, the largest borrowing package in the town’s history. The measure was…




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Town board passes anti-hate resolution

At the Aug. 22 Niskayuna Town Board meeting, the board passed a resolution denouncing neo-Nazi and white nationalist organizations. The resolution was put forward by Supervisor Joe Landry. The board voted unanimously to adopt the measure, which “strongly denounce(s) the…




Shown at the Oct. 15 forum, from left, are Schenectady County Legislature candidates Elmer Bertsch, Alexander Browstein, James R. Buhrmaster, William Levering and Jill Dunster. PHOTO: Kate Bunster

Legislature, Town Board hopefuls share views

By Kate Bunster Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Open government and the new casino were among the hot topics when the town’s candidates for the Schenectady County Legislature gathered — and sparred — at a political forum Oct. 15. The League…