At the Niskayuna Animal Hospital, Troy-Schenectady Road staff sort out donated supplies that will be going to the Schenectady Inner City Ministries (SICM). Pictured are Dr. Ron Scharf, Samantha Acevedo and Michael Rossman.

Animal hospital helping SICM aid family pets

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Animal Hospital of Niskayuna is lending a helping paw to pets this winter. In November, practice manager Samantha Acevedo started a donation drive to collect pet supplies and food to give to…

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Summer camp at Steinmetz Park is a winner

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter Each day during the summer, more than 1,700 kids in Schenectady eat lunch for free, courtesy of the Schenectady Inner City Ministry. It’s important because many kids in the area rely on their schools to…