Polls open today for BOE special election

The Niskayuna Central School District is holding a special election that started this morning at  7 a.m. Voters will choose one of three candidates to fill a board position vacated in July. Niskayuna residents Brian Backus, Christina Calabrese and Noney…


Emerald ash borer spreads through region

NISKAYUNA — The invasive emerald ash borer has continued its tear through Schenectady County and the state, leaving municipalities and landowners with difficult and pricey decisions. In Niskayuna, officials first learned that the destructive beetle had been spotted in a small…