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Niskayuna Police along with the New York State Police are investigating and unattended death at a home at 1917 Union St. at the corner of Highland Park Rd. (Marc Schultz/Gazette Photographer)

Police: Niskayuna man’s death not a crime

BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A man found dead inside his Niskayuna home did not die as the result of a criminal act, police said Tuesday. The man, identified as 45-year-old Scott Willoughby, was found by police Monday…


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Police find dog locked in hot car OK, urge caution

The Humane Society of the United States indicates outside temperatures of 80 degrees can heat up to 99 degrees inside a car within 10 minutes. It also indicated that rolling down windows has little effect. BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter…


Rush hour traffic clogs the Rexford Bridge as seen from the Clifton Park side of the Mohawk River Thursday, July 9, 2015. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Work on new Rexford Bridge to begin in spring

BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter REXFORD — Richard Stevenson knows Clifton Park. He’s lived there 50 of his 74 years. He’s seen it grow from a sleepy town into one bustling with new residents — a few too many residents,…


Two people were sent to the hospital, one of which had to be extricated from his vehicle, after two cars crashed into a home on Albany Street in Niskayuna on Friday, July 3, 2015. (Patrick Dodson/Gazette Photographer)

Crash sends vehicle careening into house

BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — One man had to be extricated from a car after two vehicles crashed into a Niskayuna house July 3. The accident happened just before 2 p.m. at Albany Street and Mohrhoff Avenue. A…





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More details added to town’s dangerous dog ordinance

By STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Town Board has updated the town’s procedures for dealing with dangerous dogs so that they are more in line with the regulations in surrounding municipalities and the state. The new regulations…


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Board OKs town budget, comprehensive plan

By STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter The Niskayuna Town Board approved two plans Nov. 20 — one spanning a year and the other a decade. The one-year plan was the 2015 town budget, while the 10-year plan is the town’s new…