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A robbery was reported on Wednesday morning.

No injuries reported in Schenectady bank robbery

By Steven Cook Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — City police are looking for a man who robbed an Upper Union Street bank just after noon Wednesday. No injuries were reported and no weapons were displayed, police said. The incident happened just…


PETER R. BARBER/GAZETTE PHOTOGRAPHER Louis Lecce stands in front of the Albany Medical Center Urgent Care building at 1769 Union Street in Niskayuna Thursday, February 2, 2017.

Former City Squire may be razed, rebuilt as pub

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY – If everything goes according to plan, Upper Union Street will have a new watering hole before the year is out. The Lecce Group, in a joint venture with John and Katrina Isopo, hope…


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Rosemary Prock (on left) with daughter Lauren (on right) at the Sow's Ear on Upper Union Street in Schenectady. 
Thursday, October 27, 2016.

Artist Spotlight on Rosemary Prock

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY- For local artist and owner of the Sow’s Ear Studio on Upper Union Street, Rosemary Prock, everything is in flux right now. When she first opened her shop, she was holding artist exhibits on…


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Another pedestrian of Upper Union Street receiving a pair of bouquets from Jo-Ann Mingo (on left) for "Petal It Forward", an event where pedestrians were given two free bouquets and encouraged to give one away.

Petal it Forward

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY- When J.J. Moran began his bike ride down Union Street, he had no idea that he would be doing more than one kind of pedaling on the morning of October 19. “Whoa, slow down,”…




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Jaleek Hogan of Schenectady moves his bike into one of the new bike racks along Union St. Here he is seen in front of Gershon's Deli on Thursday October 15,2015.

Bike racks installed in Upper Union Street retail district

By Kate Bunster Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Parking around the Schenectady area can be both a little tricky and costly. Depending on whether you are visiting on a weekend or during the week, the availability of parking in close proximity…


The 8-10 year old competition dance team dances in front of Dance Me as part of Harvest Festival on Upper Union Street in Niskayuna on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Photo: Patrick Dodson/Gazette Photographer

Upper Union Street hosts harvest fest

BY KYLE ADAMS Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Katie and Rachel Barkman had been working on their scarecrow routine for about a month. On Saturday, the sisters put on their best flannel, straw and face paint to dance during the Harvest…



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Union Street upgrades

NISKAYUNA — When Schenectady County workers repave Upper Union Street in 2016, the town of Niskayuna plans to pair up for even greater improvements. On June 23, the Town Board was set to vote to approve a $125,000 state and…


Strawberry Festival

PHOTOS: 10th Annual Strawberry Festival

The sidewalks of Upper Union Street were crowded with families, shoppers, children and dogs Saturday at the annual Strawberry Festival, enjoying food, music, kids’ activities and shopping. In honor of the festival’s 10th anniversary, here are 10 highlights from a…