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Light to Moderate Snowfall Through Friday Morning - Bitter Cold Friday Night

Light snow will overspread the region through the morning hours leading to slick roads and subsequent slow travel conditions.  Expect an average of 2"-5" of snow through the early afternoon on Friday with pockets of 6"+ in the Mohawk valley, Lake George - Saratoga Region, Adirondacks, VT, and the northern Berkshires.  Strong gusty wind and bitterly cold air will follow the snow for Friday night and Saturday with -15 to -25 degree wind chills developing.


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June 12, 1966 - Rexford River Protest

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
    On this day in our history in 1966, a protest by the class of 66 at niskayuna high school.

    This was along the Mohawk river between Schenectady and Rexford on the Old Rexford Bridge.

    The wording on the sign, "no smoking: river flammable", referred to the occasional oil slick that appeared on the water.

    A few years later in 1969, a river in Ohio that flows into Lake Erie dod catch fire, outraging locals who complained about sewage and industrial chemicals being dumped into the great lakes.June 12, 1966 - Rexford River Protest

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