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Sen. Charles M. Schumer visited Plug Power Inc. on Monday February 1, 2016. Dustan Skidmore, V.P. of Engineering shows Schumer both air cooled and liquid cooler fuel cell stacks during his tour.

Schumer plugs tax credit

Senator makes local stop in push to renew incentive for hydrogen fuel cells BY STEPHEN WILLIAMS Gazette Reporter LATHAM — Fuel cell manufacturer Plug Power has added employees and reduced losses in the past couple of years as business has…






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Galesi seeks approval for Niskayuna business park

By BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A long-dormant business park proposal in Niskayuna could finally get off the ground under a developer’s plan to attract technology companies and light industry to 100 acres of mostly vacant land between Aqueduct…


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Social media tips for parents: To post or not to post?

NEW YORK — Privacy-wary parents are increasingly pausing before they post photos, names and other information about their wee ones on social media. Some are choosing a complete blackout, while others opt for nicknames and a few carefully selected snapshots….



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Camp builds girls’ appreciation for STEM studies

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Michael Petrone’s students at Iroquois Middle School are good at solving problems in the STEM field. As a tech teacher, he witnesses boys and girls alike solving problems, building inventions and confidently creating….



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GE’s latest project could make flying safer

The Wall Street Journal reports GE has developed an incredibly detailed process to place sensors in hard-to-reach spots. The technique is similar to 3D printing, but tinier, and has the potential to bring important information about the various parts of…