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Memorial Day commemorations, 2019  WRGB

ALBANY. The parade will step off on Monday, 27 May, 2019 at 9:30 a. m. , proceed east on Central Avenue, and continue east on Washington Avenue to Hawk ...



Burnt Hills girls lacrosse earns three-peat with win over Averill Park  The Saratogian

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. -- It was the first for their coach, two for some of the underclassmen, but a three-peat for the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake girls lacrosse squad, ...



Bethlehem back atop Section II girls lacrosse with win  The Saratogian

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. – One goal was to advance to the Section II girls lacrosse final, another was to take home the championship plaque. The second consecutive ...



Mohonasen baseball hosts Cohoes  The Daily Gazette

Mohonasen baseball hosts Cohoes at Mohonasen High School in Rotterdam on Monday, April 22, 2019.



Schenectady, Mohonasen school budgets take shape  Times Union

The prized music department will not take as big of a hit but four teachers and 11 support staff will be retiring as part of cost-saving measures that still leaves the ...



Memorial Day observances in the Capital Region  Times Union

Here is a list of this year's Memorial Day observances in the Capital Region. Thursday, May 23: Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto. Quality.



Faced with $2M budget deficit, Mohonasen school district faces tough choices  Times Union

ROTTERDAM — As the school year winds down, the Mohonasen Central School district has an $850,000 budget hole that it plans to plug by dipping into its fund ...



Mohonasen parents, students speak against cuts, urge preservation of music program  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM -- Scores of Mohonasen Central School District students, teachers, alumni and parents on Monday implored the district's school board to curtail ...



Mohon super considers arming top security official  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM -- Mohonasen Central School District's new superintendent, Shannon Shine, may soon recommend the school board authorize the district's top ...



Making sure the music doesn't die  WNYT

At a time when the Mohonasen School District is facing a $2 million budget shortfall, families whose children are involved in the music program are fighting to ...



Two recent high school grads challenge Mohonasen incumbents  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM -- Two recent graduates of Mohonasen High School are challenging two incumbent members of the Mohonasen Board of Education in Tuesday's ...



Scenes from the life of Jennifer Nicole Piscitella  The Daily Gazette

Photos from the life of 28-year-old Jennifer Nicole Piscitella—a former honor student and basketball player at Mohonasen High School—who died Monday after ...



Peck steps down as Mohonasen basketball coach  The Daily Gazette

Josh Peck has resigned as Mohonasen High School's varsity boys' basketball coach after taking the Mighty Warriors to heights they had never seen before.



Child lived at Rotterdam home with meth lab, police said  Times Union

ROTTERDAM - Police said they found a meth lab inside the Van Wormer Road home where a man lived with his 7-year-old son. Nicholas P. Ferraro, 35, was ...



Students from Schenectady, Mohonasen and Niskayuna meet in effort to break down stereotypes  The Daily Gazette

Restarting a yearslong tradition, a group of students from districts across Schenectady County last week gathered in small study circles, facing up to the ...



Police investigate bank robbery in Rotterdam  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM -- Police were looking Friday for a man who robbed a Pioneer Bank branch on Altamont Avenue. Rotterdam police Detective Lt. William Male ...



Rotterdam Flag Day Parade  The Daily Gazette

Rotterdam held the town's Flag Day parade from Mohonasen High School down Curry Rd. to the Elk's Club on Monday evening. Pictured is the Pinewood ...



Kearney set to become Mohonasen boys' basketball coach  The Daily Gazette

Ray Kearney will be the Mohonasen High School's new varsity boys' basketball coach Tuesday. The Mohonasen graduate is taking over for Josh Peck, who ...



Mohonasen group hitting all the right notes  The Daily Gazette

In photo: For Good Measure, Mohonasen High's award-winning a cappella group, poses for a photograph earlier this month. From left, first row, are Sophia ...



Gregory returning to form after battling arthritis  The Daily Gazette

Scott Gregory rolled his sixth career perfect game and ninth 800 triple this past Monday in the Reis Group Kim Brown Memorial City League at Towne Bowling ...



Mohonasen lifer going in Hall of Fame  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM — Josh Whipple is a Mohonasen guy. He excelled as a three-sport athlete there, and for well over a decade has taught seventh-grade social ...



SEEN: Mohonasen High School Junior/Senior Ball 2018  Albany Times Union

Were you Seen at the Mohonasen High School Junior/Senior Ball walk-in at the high school in Rotterdam on Friday, June 1, 2018? Photo: Gary McPherson ...



Local ninth-graders get jump on computer science degrees  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM -- A group of Capital Region ninth-graders are on the fast track to computer science degrees and careers as a new BOCES program moves ...



Police: Two accused of breaking into Mohonasen HS, siphoning gas & stealing materials  NEWS10 ABC

Officers say two men were arrested for allegedly breaking into Mohonasen High School and siphoning gas from a construction vehicle outside of the building.



Capital Region Scrapbook - 1970s local fashion and more  The Daily Gazette

Capital Region Scrapbook loves fashion photos, especially fashion photos from the 1970s. Gazette file photos by Sid Brown and Ed Schultz.



One outfit grows to become entire storeroom of clothes at Mohonasen  The Daily Gazette

Derek King, a Mohonasen High School senior, readily admits he is not the school's best student; he doesn't always make it to class on time or at all, he said.



Mohonasen, Capital Region BOCES debut new advanced tech center  Albany Times Union

A teacher emptied the contents of a tea bag and placed it standing on a plate as her students looked on in the middle of a sunny classroom. Through a ...



Chic cuts coming to the Stockade in Schenectady  The Daily Gazette

After years of working in cities across the United States, Rebecca Cleary is bringing chic cuts and a *fresh* style sensibility home to the Stockade. “I want to dispel ...



In the Pocket: Capullo's road back to form has been painful  The Daily Gazette

All bowlers go through slumps, but for Debbie Capullo, her long road back to peak performance was a painful one, both physically and mentally. One of the ...



Police: unspecified threat puts school into lockdown, affects polling place.  WRGB

ROTTERDAM - The Mohonesen Central School District placed Mohonesen High School into lockdown after police say they received an unspecified threat ...



Despite shoulder injury, Duncan Tallman presses on  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM — Duncan Tallman's season took a turn soon after he produced one of the greatest scoring games in the history of Mohonasen High School ...



Oneonta men charged with burglarizing Mohonasen High School  NEWS10 ABC

Two men attempting to steal construction equipment from a local high school campus have been apprehended by authorities.



Capital Region teens join March for Our Lives in Albany and D.C.  Times Union

SCHENECTADY — At 16, Rotterdam's Anna Sherman is too young for GoFundMe to allow her to launch a campaign to raise the $3,200 to charter a bus to ...



Rotterdam 15-year-old wins jet ski championship  Times Union

Rylee Grace O'Flaherty, a sophomore honor student at Mohonasen High School in Rotterdam, is a dedicated horse jumper who rides and shows her horse ...



Sabourin steps down at Mohon  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM — Scott Sabourin has stepped down as Mohonasen High School's varsity football coach after a three-year run that included two sectional ...



Lockout lifted at Draper, Mohonasen High School, threat not credible  NEWS10 ABC

On Thursday at approximately 11:35 a.m., a staff member at Draper Middle School received a phone call that was perceived as a threat. The Rotterdam Police ...



Students accept consequences of walkouts, Cuomo does not  The Daily Gazette

CAPITAL REGION -- Students in the Mohonasen and Canajoharie school districts who walked out of school in protest Wednesday, despite disciplinary warnings ...



Teachers' union leaders press call to 'correct' state tests  The Daily Gazette

Teachers union leaders and lawmakers on Monday pressed for dramatic changes to state tests, including an immediate stop to computer testing and a further ...



Schenectady Police Department swears in new recruits  The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY -- The Schenectady Police Department welcomed eight new recruits, all of whom Police Chief Eric Clifford said have the potential to be “future ...



Mohonasen's Cuomo a rising star  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM - Loren Cuomo isn't afraid to rip a forehand toward the line or pop a tennis ball over the head of an opponent charging toward the net. "I usually go ...



Fidelis Care Holiday Parade in Schenectady draws big downtown crowd  The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY -- With snow on the ground setting a holiday mood, and the temperature a tolerable 39 degrees, a robust crowd of people came out to watch ...



Panthers stopped 1-0 in Class C semis | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

ROTTERDAM — Having lost two key contributors to injury in its quarterfinal victory over Waterford-Halfmoon on Monday, the Mayfield boys soccer team was ...



Prom walk-in at Mohonasen  Schenectady Gazette

The prom walk-in at Mohonasen High School in Rotterdam on Friday, May 16, 2014.



Former Draper, Mohonasen coach Erickson dies  The Daily Gazette

Doug Erickson, whose high school coaching career spanned seven decades and included a memorable run at Draper, died Monday at his home. He was 88.



Ex-boyfriend a person of interest in 2 deaths  Albany Times Union

A former boyfriend of a Mohonasen High School graduate appears to be a focus of an intense police investigation into the strangulation deaths Wednesday of a ...



Section II girls' lacrosse tournament fields set  The Daily Gazette

Seeds, pairings and the schedule for the Section II girls' lacrosse tournament were released Wednesday. The top seeds are Shenendehowa in Class A, ...



Memorial Day: Time for parades, graveside remembrances  The Daily Gazette

CAPITAL REGION -- Memorial Day parades in the Capital Region begin Tuesday night in Delanson. Services to remember deceased members of the nation's ...



Ross' successful 26-year run as SCCC bowling coach comes to an end  The Daily Gazette

Citing health reasons, longtime SUNY Schenectady head men's and women's bowling coach Ray Ross resigned recently after a brilliant 26-year career. Ross ...



Mohonasen's Class of '64 set for reunion  Schenectady Gazette

Afternoons at Zubal's market and nights at Rollarama and the Towne Tavern ended a long time ago for Rita Collins Piscitelli, Nick Constantino and Karen ...



In the Pocket: Porter rolls two perfect games as sub  The Daily Gazette

Zack Porter admitted he was suffering from a bit of bowler burnout this season, but Monday's brilliant fill-in performance definitely brought some spark back to his ...



Discipline fights unfold after student walkouts  The Daily Gazette

Students and parents in local school districts were dealing on Thursday with the consequences of joining nationwide walkouts Wednesday, as Gov. Andrew ...



Our snapshots from 2018 Capital Region graduations and proms  The Daily Gazette

CAPITAL REGION - Every year, The Daily Gazette photographs high school and college graduation ceremonies and high school prom walk-ins. Did we get to ...



Meet Schenectady's 7 new police recruits  The Daily Gazette

The city has hired seven new police recruits, bringing the department closer to a full staffing level. Mayor Gary McCarthy introduced the recruits, six men and one ...



Campus watch: Sherman, Willis capture wins for UAlbany track  Times Union

The University at Albany track team held its annual Great Dane Classic last Saturday at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island and seniors Cara ...



Mayfield boys edge Waterford in overtime | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

MAYFIELD — After posting a 6-0 victory over 13th-seeded Mekeel Christian Academy in its sectional opener last Thursday, the Mayfield boys soccer team knew ...



She teaches life lessons  Albany Times Union

Faith Perry, 39, English as a second language teacher in the alternative high school program at Mohonasen High School A lot of the kids and the adults who see ...



Defense steps up for Maple Hill  Times Union

Rotterdam. The wind howled in the faces of the Maple Hill boys' soccer team's defense Thursday evening at Mohonasen High School, gusts matched by a ...



21 years after clash, Rotterdam man dies  Albany Times Union

A panicked Page hopped on the back of the chair, which only made matters worse, and nearly caused them to careen into a group of police officers working a ...



David J. Parker, 71; Patented Lining On Coors Beer Can  AllOTSEGO

WORCESTER – David John Parker, 71, a retired career chemist, active in town government here, who patents included one on the inside coating of a Coors ...



Young dancers among people in the news in May '66  Schenectady Gazette

The 1966 school year was nearly over, but teens still had some tests in singing and dancing. Folk dancers stepped up their games at Herman L. Bradt ...



Ex-Rotterdam man gives first home run ball to Yankee  Schenectady Gazette

Dan Bowers' favorite New York Yankee is Derek Jeter. But he's got a real pinstriped pal in Martin Prado. Bowers, a former Rotterdam resident, was in Yankee ...



Mohonasen 8th-grader moves up on national list  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM — So many good things are happening with the Mohonasen High School girls' track and field team. Numbers are way up, athletes are notching ...



Youth, 12, organizes Niskayuna rally against climate change  The Daily Gazette

NISKAYUNA - Don't let Avi Barr fool you, he isn't quite as old as he seems. "I'm 12, in August," said the Van Antwerp Middle School student at the Youth March ...



Start school later? Many say no way, but science says teens need more sleep  Times Union

When Hope Perlman's oldest daughter started high school, she immediately noticed a shift. The girl was a top student, the kind who loved learning, and whose ...



Panthers rebound, earn shot at crown  Times Union

Rotterdam. The design of Sunday's game plan for the Chatham football team revolved around being completely selfish, and that was a good thing. The Panthers ...



Woodward new Rotterdam historian  The Daily Gazette

If you wanted to suggest that John J. Woodward has been eyeing the job of Rotterdam town historian for a long, long time, he wouldn't put up an argument.



Mohonasen gets sectional softball victory  The Daily Gazette

Emma Rafferty and Morgan Redmond combined for five hits and five runs batted in, and Mohonasen held off Queensbury Wednesday in a Class A first-round ...



John Miller named Schenectady boys' basketball's new coach  The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY — Just before Monday night's open gym session at Schenectady High School started, John Miller gushed about the enthusiasm shown this ...



For Calkins, reaching new heights is a process  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM — There are so many factors involved in a successful pole vault. There's the speed component on the runway, planting in the box for takeoff, ...



'Greatest leaders are the greatest team builders': David Dussault on leadership  Syracuse.com

David Dussault doesn't buy any doom-and-gloom about American manufacturing. His vision is to "revitalize American manufacturing through entrepreneurship.".



MRSA cited in Mohon student death  Schenectady Gazette

Mohonasen High School junior Kyle Gagnon died as a result of a drug-resistant staph infection, according to a pathologist who conducted the autopsy.



Our best, most moving, most awe-inspiring images of 2018  The Daily Gazette

Every day in 2018, The Daily Gazette's photography staff captured images of the world in which our readers live, work and play. Our photographers are adept at ...



Professional skills program launches at Steinmetz school  The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY — Before a recent job interview at Build-a-Bear, 18-year-old Steinmetz Career and Leadership Academy student Samantha Soto pieced ...



Amsterdam, Mohonasen high schools hold graduation ceremonies  The Daily Gazette

As soon as the students got to their seats, they turned and looked. In the seats behind and above them, they saw smiling parents and grandparents looking back.



Campus watch: UAlbany cross country strong at Lehigh meet  Times Union

The University at Albany cross country teams competed in the talent-laden Gold Division at Lehigh's annual Paul Short Invitational last Friday in Bethlehem, Pa.



Queensbury girls edge Niskayuna for Class B lacrosse title  Times Union

Rotterdam. The third time around did not prove charming in 2017, but the fourth consecutive Class B title- game appearance by the Queensbury girls' lacrosse ...



Saeeda Abdul-Aziz doing it all for Mohonasen girls' basketball  Albany Times Union

Junior basketball star Saeeda Abdul-Aziz loves history and says she is thinking of becoming either a lawyer or a sports agent after graduation from Mohonasen ...



St. Patrick's Day celebrations through the ages  The Daily Gazette

It's a great day for the Irish on Saturday - St. Patrick's Day. It's a great day for Digital Scrapbook today - because we can revisit past St. Patrick's events.



Mohon students see mock DWI crash  The Daily Gazette

Mohonasen High School students got a graphic look at the damage drunk driving can do this morning during a mock DWI crash at the school. Presented to ...



Beloved Mohon music teacher dies  Schenectady Gazette

David Margison never graduated from high school, but now he teaches it. The band director at Queensbury High School credits his old high school band teacher ...



Chatham stuns Holy Trinity, heads to Class C championship  Hudson Valley 360

ROTTERDAM — Chatham had been waiting a long time to get another crack at Holy Trinity.



Blue Streaks end drought in girls' lacrosse  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM -- The Saratoga Springs girls' lacrosse team was in a familiar spot against a familiar foe, trailing Bethlehem by a goal at the half of Wednesday's ...



New snow puts March 2018 in top 10 for snow  The Daily Gazette

CAPITAL REGION -- Tuesday's steady snow helped set a record in the Capital Region. By 8:30 p.m., the day's snowfall total of eight inches measured at Albany ...



Slew of tech and facility upgrades  Albany Times Union

Students and staff will get to make use of a new sixth-grade wing, health clinic, locker rooms, office and guidance area, library and event center. Named the ...



Shaker boys' lacrosse shuts down Shenendehowa  Albany Times Union

Pepe added two late goals with an empty net to put the finishing touches on a complete all-around performance by the Blue Bison. Shaker held Shen scoreless ...



Scotia man gathering bios of men and women who died in Korea  The Daily Gazette

Robert Hall Jr. hands over a red, white and blue Korean War Veterans Honor Roll certificate he obtained years ago at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in ...



High school boys' basketball midseason report  Albany Times Union

Section II boys' basketball saw area teams claim a trio of state titles three straight years, so there has to be a dropoff coming at the end of the 2015-16 season, ...



Schuylerville captures Class D girls lacrosse title | Lacrosse  Glens Falls Post-Star

ROTTERDAM — When you are defending a title, it's best to do it quickly and thoroughly.



High schools: Niskayuna boys soccer team blanks Schenectady  The Daily Gazette

Merjan Ozisik scored the game-winning goal with six minutes left Tuesday night to give Niskayuna a 1-0 Suburban Council win over Schenectady. Ozisik scored ...



High drama: We profile 6 actors and actresses from upcoming school plays  Schenectady Gazette

Sally Brown has naturally curly hair. So does Marina Macherone. Both characters are happy to show off their tresses — Sally in the “Peanuts” comic strip and ...



Deguire went from too small to too good  The Daily Gazette

ROTTERDAM — All of those yards, touchdowns, records and postseason accolades. And now a signed letter to play for Springfield College. Mohonasen High ...



Handicapped man communicates with photography  The Daily Gazette

One of Robert Wright's earliest photographs was of a roadside curb. His mother didn't understand it at first, and he couldn't explain it to her. Born with ...



Church building its Dream Center  Albany Times Union

In the building, formerly owned by Fastenal, a large area just beyond the front door will be converted into a food pantry, a cafe area with round tables, a couch ...



Burnt Hills Flag Day Parade still going strong  The Daily Gazette

Not everyone loves a parade, Tim Newell will tell you, but if young children think it's a great idea, that's good enough reason to have one. "Kids really love it, ...



Lacy is Catskill's catalyst  Albany Times Union

Justyn Lacy is a 6-foot-5 junior star for the Catskill boys' basketball team. Lacy, who also plays golf for the Cats, is handling point guard duties this season.



Mohonasen student to study climate in S. Africa  Schenectady Gazette

Ruben McWilliams solves problems. As a freshman at Mohonasen High School this year, he created an app to make taking attendance easier on substitute ...



HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Shaker falls to Lakeland in closing seconds, 10-9  Troy Record

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. >> Regulation in boys high school lacrosse in scheduled for 48 minutes and Shaker coach Sean Hennessey said he wishes he had a half a ...



Girls' lacrosse sectionals preview  The Daily Gazette

The Section II Class A and Class B girls' lacrosse championship games are Wednesday at Mohonasen High School. The 4:30 p.m. Class A final is a renewal of ...



Mohon grad shares physics discovery with students  The Daily Gazette

In a Mohonasen High School science class Monday, Jess McIver, a 2005 graduate and research physicist at Caltech, played a brief audio clip. At the end of a ...



Nisky wins Class B title  Albany Times Union

Niskayuna, making its 16th consecutive championship appearance, unseated the Spartans as the Section II Class B champions with an emphatic 18-6 victory at ...



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