Niskayuna teacher’s eclipse party — 23 years in the making — draws hundreds

Talk about event planning. Niskayuna science teacher Paul Scott began inviting students to a party for today’s solar eclipse back in 1994, when he started teaching. “We got invited in 2006,” said former student Dan Gardiner. “I put in my calendar.” So, apparently, did hundreds of other students, who, along with hundreds of community members, […]

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For Vestal bus driver, lessons learned over 56 years and a million miles

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Robert Breed’s career as a school bus driver spanned 56 years and more than one million miles. It was time and distance well spent, transporting three generations of Vestal Central School District students, including his own children and grandchildren. Breed is a member of the Vestal Employees Association in Broome County and began driving for […]

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