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Bill Buell

Employee Since: April 1, 1978


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Features Writer

Phone Number: 518-395-3190


Biography:

A native of Glenville and resident of Schenectady's Stockade section, Bill is a 1971 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake graduate and a 2001 University at Albany graduate, with a degree in history. He has worked as a sportswriter and features writer at the Gazette since 1977. He currently writes monthly Landmarks and Focus on Faith features and also does Q&As, personal profiles, historically-themed stories and theater previews.

Bill's Recent Articles:


Confetti Stage play tells story of circus tragedy

Confetti Stage play tells story of circus tragedy

April 27, 2016

Most everyone today agrees that the good folk of Erwin, Tennessee behaved pretty poorly back in September of 1916. When Mary the Elephant, a circus ...

Playwright to direct work for SCCC players

Playwright to direct work for SCCC players

April 27, 2016

Jonathan Beller was never a fan of typecasting, and he certainly wouldn’t be happy limiting himself to just one kind of role in the theater ...

Imagination runs free at Chase Con Expo in Saratoga

Imagination runs free at Chase Con Expo in Saratoga

April 25, 2016

Alexis Kane was dressed in her Sunday best for this weekend’s Chase Con Expo at the Saratoga Springs City Center, and she couldn’t have been ...

Schenectady Little League season opener draws a crowd

Schenectady Little League season opener draws a crowd

April 25, 2016

Schenectady Little League President Ryan Pezzano isn’t worried about when he’s going to see the next Jim Barbieri or Billy Connors. He just wants to ...

Schenectady marker honors Harriet Tubman

Schenectady marker honors Harriet Tubman

April 21, 2016

When Schenectadians take a close look at the new $20 bill, many of them may recognize Harriet Tubman. A former slave who led hundreds of ...

Actress identifies with 'Trip to Bountiful' role

Actress identifies with 'Trip to Bountiful' role

April 20, 2016

Having seen “The Trip to Bountiful” on Broadway a few years ago, Barbara Howard immediately saw herself in the role of Carrie Watts. “I enjoy ...

Capital Region officials brace for rare busy primary day

April 19, 2016

In what promises to be one of the busiest days in New York primary history, state Attorney General Eric T. Schneidermann wants to make sure ...

Petta’s Restaurant, a Schenectady  ‘institution,’ sold to church

Petta’s Restaurant, a Schenectady ‘institution,’ sold to church

April 19, 2016

After 65 years as a popular Schenectady eatery, Petta’s Restaurant will soon serve its last supper. Owner Mike Petta confirmed Monday that the restaurant at ...

Kate Snow loves following politics

Kate Snow loves following politics

April 19, 2016

For Kate Snow, there’s a clear and distinct line between news journalist and political commentator, and she’s happily ensconced in the former. VIEW MORE of ...

Actor McGiver following in his father's footsteps

Actor McGiver following in his father's footsteps

April 17, 2016

Boris McGiver wants nothing to do with the fame associated with being a busy actor. And while success is wonderful, he still takes nothing for ...

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