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FROST - FREEZE ADVISORIES UP FOR PARTS OF THE REGION TONIGHT

Some higher elevated areas have already seen frost in the past week, but tonight will likely be the coolest so far this season, and frost is expected to be more widespread, including some lower elevations. Frost is not expected in the Capital Region, or southern Hudson Valley, but will be likely in cooler locations. Delicate plants should be protected or brought inside where possible.

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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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