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Dance partners Natalia O'Connor and Florin Vlad are opening Dance Fire Studio in the Shop Rite Plaza in late October.

Ballroom duo opening studio

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter There’s a new business waltzing in the ShopRite Plaza in Niskayuna this month. Champion ballroom dancers Florin Vlad and Natalia O’Connor are opening Dance Fire Studio & Fitness, a ballroom dance studio where they will…



A look inside the new Smashburger located in the ShopRite Plaza off of Balltown Road in Niskayuna.

Photo: Kate Bunster

Much-anticipated Smashburger opens at plaza

BY KATE BUNSTER Gazette Reporter What’s that smell? If you frequent the ShopRite plaza, you may have noticed — or caught a whiff — of the new Smashburger nestled into the Balltown Road side of the shopping strip. The burger…