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Between midnight tonight through 8am Saturday morning temperatures are expected to drop into the upper 20s to lower 30s in most areas outside of the immediate Capital Region and mid Hudson valley promoting widespread damaging frost conditions.  In the Capital Region and mid Hudson valley temperatures are more likely to drop into the mid 30s promoting the potential for scattered pockets of frost.  Cover sensitive plants overnight to protect them from the cold.

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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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