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Diane Yoder, Brenda Rosenbaum and Elain Bair display and discuss some of the items available for sale at Saturday's market. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Holiday shopping that helps others

BY JEFF WILKIN Gazette Reporter Brenda Rosenbaum and her friends believe in fair deals – for both manufacturers and customers. “Fair trade is a system of trade that puts the producers before the profits,” said Rosenbaum, founder of Mayan Hands…


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Gap to relocate to Mohawk Commons

Rotterdam Square to lose another tenant By BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter ROTTERDAM & NISKAYUNA — Gap is closing its outlet store in Rotterdam Square mall next month and relocating to the Mohawk Commons shopping plaza in Niskayuna. The company confirmed…



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Niskayuna Reformed to hold flea market

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna Reformed Church, 3041 Troy-Schenectady Road, will hold its 38th annual flea market Saturday, Sept. 27, with proceeds to benefit community organizations. There will be more than 80 vendors, as well as a variety of food. Parking costs…


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Schenectady plaza important to neighbors

SCHENECTADY — Louise Giuliano hopes someone takes a chance on Sheridan Plaza. As a representative for Brokers Network, a Niskayuna real estate company, Giuliano has been trying to rent the former Price Chopper supermarket in the small Schenectady shopping area…