Things to do in Niskayuna


Families enjoyed cooling off at the Niskayuna Town Pool as temperatures rose during the early afternoon of August 16, 2015. 7-year-old Maeve Hull of Niskayuna jumped into the pool to her father Aaron while visiting for the afternoon. (Erica Miller/Gazette Photographer)

Niskayuna Town Pool stays cool in hot spell

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter CAPITAL REGION — The Capital Region hasn’t had too many 90-degree days this summer — just three, in fact — but you can expect to battle such temperatures today and Tuesday. Residents were already starting…



Hillside Elementary School is represented in the Niska Day Parade on Grand Boulevard in Niskayuna Saturday, May 17, 2014. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Niska-Day taking on a circus atmosphere

Saturday’s celebration boasts a Big Top theme BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Getting ready for Niskayuna’s annual town festival is always a little like a three-ring circus, with volunteers juggling everything from musicians and petting zoo animals to…


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Butterfly gardening

NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Library Gardeners will host a spring program on butterfly gardening at the Niskayuna Branch Library, 2400 Nott St. E., at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6. Timothy Huggett, a Cornell Cooperative Extension master gardener, will explain how…






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Rotary speaker announced for Tuesday, Jan. 13

SCHENECTADY — Rachel Chabot, a former volunteer and current employee at Bethesda House, will be the Niskayuna Rotary’s guest speaker on Tuesday, Jan. 13. She will speak about local homelessness and solutions. Kimarie Sheppard, Bethesda House’s executive director, will also…