Baseball: Wells taking to the hill, not over it
By Bill Cain June 12, 2015
PHOTOGRAPHER: PETER R. BARBER
Former Major League Baseball player Casper Wells, a graduate of Schenectady High School, takes a yoga class at the
The Jewish Community Center (JCC) held a Purim Carnival on Sunday afternoon. Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire where a plot had been formed to
With the promise of more snowstorms to follow and chilly days to endure this winter, the Schenectady JCC found the beginning of February to be a perfect time to remind people that warm weather does exist, and will be back in
SCHENECTADY– “Rowlf and Muppet Friends” will be displayed in the Finkle Display Case at the Schenectady Jewish Community Center on the Golub Family Campus at 2565 Balltown Rd., from Jan. 2 to Feb. 27.
SCHENECTADY–“Concerning the Art of Drawings,” will be the title of Charles Steckler’s new exhibit at the JCC of Schenectady, starting Dec 2. An artist reception will be held on Thursday, Dec. 4, 6-
NISKAYUNA — Taekwondo classes at the Schenectady JCC are a scene from the world’s most adorable action movie.
Grinning elementary school kids in white uniforms and colorful belts flow through stances, kicks and
The JCC of Schenectady presented on Sunday, October 19th its second annual Capital Capabilities Festival, a family friendly event celebrating the artistic talents of individuals with developmental and other disabilities.
NISKAYUNA — When a crew of volunteers arrived at the Schenectady Jewish Community Center early Sunday morning, it appeared a tall task to build a learning space by the end of the day.
But by lunchtime the workers had
Camper Hope Waxman awaits her turn to shoot. Photo by Rebecca Isenhart
By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter
NISKAYUNA — In the cool woods behind the Schenectady Jewish Community Center, arrows snap off of bows and
The Capital Region embraced five new state lawmakers last year, four members of the state Assembly and one state senator. All are completing their first term. Only one is Jewish and that is Assemblyman Phil Steck (D – Colonie, Niskayuna, Schenectady).
Steck moved his allegiance and synagogue affiliation from Albany-based Congregation Beth Emeth to Schenectady-based Congregation Gates of Heaven. Steck’s children, Alexandra, 18, and Aaron 15, became a bar and bat mitzvah at Beth Emeth.