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Roberta Hanan........Bojangles where are you?

January 22, 2017 by Glenn DeWitt (Register to contact)

SUNY New Palltz..........1968, wonderful memories, many regrets!! would love to hear from you.

looking for class of 1968 member

January 22, 2017 by Glenn DeWitt (Register to contact)

would love to make contact with Roberta Hanan.....can anyone help?

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Schenectady native now leading local state police troop

July 19, 2017 by The Daily Gazette

The Daily GazetteSCHENECTADY -- A Schenectady native and Linton High School graduate is now leading the state police troop that covers the Capital Region. Robert Patnaude, a 30-year state police veteran, officially took on the role of Troop G commander last week ...

Former school leader Chuck Abba dies

May 12, 2017 by The Daily Gazette

The Daily GazetteA career Schenectady City School District teacher and multiple sports athletic coach who rose through the ranks to school district superintendent was remembered Friday as a successful coach and leader, and a "good guy." Charles "Chuck" Abba died Friday ...

David John Winchip Jr.

September 2, 2015 by Glens Falls Post-Star

Glens Falls Post-Star... from Linton High School in Schenectady in 1986. After graduating, he proudly served in the U.S. Army as a distinguished member of the Military Police. He was later promoted to rank of sergeant and stationed in Germany and Brooklyn. David was ...

The legend of New York City's greatest hoops star: Lew Alcindor

February 11, 2015 by New York Post

New York PostThe 1961 Christmas Holiday Festival in Schenectady, NY, featured the local team, Linton High with Kentucky-bound star Pat Riley, and a mighty team from New York, Power Memorial Academy with this freshman kid, Lew Alcindor, who was supposed to be pretty ...

Lalla was a man on a mission

September 8, 2014 by Schenectady Gazette

Schenectady GazetteThat best describes Dick Lalla's career as the Linton High School head football coach. But he guided some of that school's best teams — and greatest athletes — from 1960 through 1963. He also soon discovered that he was part of one of the area's ...

SCSD Athletic Hall of Fame: DeLuca was catalyst of powerful Linton team

September 5, 2013 by Schenectady Gazette

Schenectady GazetteGrowing up in Schenectady around the same time as Barry Kramer and Pat Riley, it wasn't always easy getting noticed on the basketball court. Still, Bob DeLuca got plenty of attention. A 1962 graduate of Linton High School — two years after Kramer and ...

Amazing photo: Pat Riley vs. Kareem in Schenectady, 1961

February 6, 2013 by Albany Times Union

Albany Times UnionNo. 33 Lew Alcindor and Pat Riley, boxing out at left, at the 1961 meeting of the 2 NBA Hall of Famers in Schenectady, N.Y. The home team beat Power Memorial 74-68. Bob DeLuca No. 40 and and Riley both scored 19 for the Linton High School squad that ...

1961 flashback: Pat Riley's Shenectady squad beats Power Memorial and freshman Lew Alcindor in a high school classic

February 5, 2013 by Albany Times Union

Albany Times UnionA Times Union editor kiddingly said probably six times that number of fans claimed to have seen the game that Linton won 74-68. Coincidentally, I came upon a 1989 Los Angeles Times story about Riley and Abdul-Jabbar that referred to how they squared ...

Linton's Sidney Edwards remembered as humble basketball star

July 9, 2009 by Schenectady Gazette

Schenectady GazetteHe played three seasons for that bastion of showmanship and look-at-me shenanigans, the Harlem Globetrotters. Still, Sidney Edwards never lost his humility and dignity. That's how those who played with him and knew him remember Edwards, the former ...

Capital District Basketball Hall of Fame: Ex-Linton star Kramer No. 1 player over last 50 years

June 29, 2009 by Schenectady Gazette

As a Schenectady County Surrogate Court judge, Barry Kramer makes tough decisions all the time. But the 66-year-old Linton High School and New York University graduate admitted he wanted no part of choosing the top player from the inaugural class of ...

Linton grad Pat Riley, Class of '63, bound for Basketball Hall of Fame

September 5, 2008 by Schenectady Gazette

Schenectady GazetteIt didn't come as much of a surprise when he was selected this spring for induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., in the first year he was eligible. Riley will join Patrick Ewing, Hakeem Olajuwon, Adrian Dantley, Cathy Rush ...

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