Hundreds of graduates and their friends and families endured soaring temperatures on Saturday to take part in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s 210th commencement ceremony, which was held at the school’s East Campus Athletic Village Stadium in Troy.
Home Helpers and Direct Link of Amsterdam recently secured a $284,000 grant from the state Department of Homes and Community Renewal that will help the company move to Hagaman and create two-dozen jobs.
Mohonasen Central School District students have a few extra days to fill this Memorial Day weekend. Thanks to the mild winter — no school days — and language in the teachers’ contract, the district’s students have a six-day break.
After the bell rang at 9:13 a.m. and the second block of classes began, the hallways of Niskayuna High School were quiet Thursday except for the rustling of about a dozen people hurrying to a classroom with balloons and cameras in tow.