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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:


Infrastructure a never-ending issue for municipalities

Infrastructure a never-ending issue for municipalities

February 7, 2016

Infrastructure is serious business, but it generally doesn’t get much notice unless something goes horribly wrong. “You don’t have a ribbon-cutting ceremony when you put ...

February offers a wealth of history lectures, programs

February 5, 2016

Anyone interested in Schenectady history is going to have a lot on their plate over the next seven weeks. The month of February marks the ...

Sanders supporters deliver 85,000 signatures to Albany

Sanders supporters deliver 85,000 signatures to Albany

February 5, 2016

Fresh from their candidate’s strong showing in Iowa, and with the prospect of a win in New Hampshire very likely on Tuesday, Bernie Sanders’ volunteers ...

Singer calls ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ ’ truly American

Singer calls ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ ’ truly American

February 3, 2016

There are few things more American, insists Hayes Fields, than jazz music. “It truly is an American form of music, and to see and learn ...

Ringwald enjoys fans’ love for ‘Breakfast Club’

Ringwald enjoys fans’ love for ‘Breakfast Club’

February 3, 2016

Molly Ringwald isn’t one to dwell in the past, but revisiting “The Breakfast Club” with fans of the movie is proving to be an enjoyable ...

'An American in Paris' to kick off Proctors' season

'An American in Paris' to kick off Proctors' season

February 1, 2016

It wasn’t much of a secret. Most everyone suspected that “An American in Paris” would begin its first national tour in Schenectady at Proctors, and ...

Cummings remembered as caring friend, dedicated cyclist

Cummings remembered as caring friend, dedicated cyclist

January 30, 2016

John Cummings was a private man who valued his independence, but if people were talking about cats or bicycles he would happily join the conversation. ...

Applications to attend Union College break record

Applications to attend Union College break record

January 27, 2016

Union College is drawing more and more attention from high school seniors planning their future, and Matt Malatesta, vice president for admissions, financial aid and ...

Reading script won actress over to role in farce

Reading script won actress over to role in farce

January 27, 2016

Examine Cristine M. Loffredo’s lengthy list of credits with the Schenectady Civic Players and you’ll have to look long and hard to find a farce ...

YWCA returning to roots of mission

YWCA returning to roots of mission

January 26, 2016

The Young Women’s Christian Association has been promoting women’s rights for more than a century now, but unfortunately it’s a battle that is not yet ...

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