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Patchy Freezing Drizzle Possible Through the Remainder of the Night

The main surge of steady mixed wintry precipitation has moved out of the region with a potential for some periods of freezing drizzle through the remainder of the night glazing untreated and elevated surfaces.  Temperatures will continue to slowly rise overnight, likely into the lower 30s towards daybreak, with much improved travel conditions for the Wednesday morning commute.

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July 31, 1968 - Rats life in Schenectady!

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in 1968... Schenectady could have used some help from the Pied Piper.

Why? Rats, and lots of them!

Causing the city to take action ... young men cleaned up alleys and yards, while young women went door to door asking homeowners to open their doors to exterminators.

Surprisingly, about 40 percent of the folks refused the help, which concerned the head of the county health department.July 31, 1968 - Rats life in Schenectady!


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