Yasmine Syed

Yasmine Syed, right, then supervisor-elect, tours Niskauyna Town Hall in November. (Marc Schultz)

Niskayuna supervisor won’t name bookkeeper

NISKAYUNA — New Town Supervisor Yasmine Syed has dropped efforts to name her own town bookkeeper and will do some of the work herself. Syed, in late January, withdrew the proposed appointment of Jay Nish, a former Poestenkill town supervisor and local business…


Niskayuna leaders promise ‘new beginnings’

By Zachary Matson Daily Gazette Yasmine Syed, Niskayuna’s new Republican town supervisor, struck a tone of unity Monday as she was formally sworn into office, promising “new beginnings” and “fresh starts” after a contentious election. Syed, 34, who defeated 10-year incumbent Joe Landry…