Due to the response and cooperation of the residents of the City of Albany the snow emergency declared Monday, December 27, 2010 will be officially terminated--12 hours early--as of 8:00 a.m. today, December 29, 2010.
All normal parking rules, regulations and recycling collection will be restored at that time. For additional information please contact the Department of General Services at 434-CITY (2489).
Snow Emergencies / Winter Parking WarningsTown of Coeymans: The Town of Coeymans and Village of Ravena have declared a snow emergency. There is no parking on any Town or Village Streets.
Various closings in the Town of Colonie: The American Cancer Society HopeClub in Latham is closed Monday due to weather.
Village of Green Island: Ellen M. McNulty-Ryan, Mayor of the Village of Green Island, has declared a snow emergency. All vehicles must be removed from village streets by 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, December 28, 2010, beginning in the area of Albany Avenue. Vehicles not moved will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense. Off street parking for village residents is available at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Ford Motor Company parking lot, Honeywell/Bendix lot (Tibbits Avenue lot only), Cannon Street (directly behind the Paine Street Park), Hudson Avenue municipal lots, Cornerstone municipal lot (adjacent to the Green Island Bridge) and the Lafayette Park lot. These parking lots are available now and we suggest that residents move their vehicles to these lots as soon as possible.
Cars will not be allowed back on the streets until snow removal operations are completed. Please call the Green Island Police Department at 273-2401 if further information is needed.
Village of Ravena: The Town of Coeymans and Village of Ravena have declared a snow emergency. There is no parking on any Town or Village Streets.
City of Watervliet: The City of Watervliet has declared a snow emergency starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday. All residents must be prepared to move their vehicles for plowing. Any vehicles not moved will be towed.
Columbia County Board of Supervisors Chairman Roay Brown says: A snow emergency advisory will go into effect for 24 hours on all roads in Columbia County, beginning at 12 a.m. on Tuesday, December 28. No unncessary traffic is recommended on any county roads. If you must travel please use extreme caution as roads are slippery, there is blowing snow and drifts on many roads and bridges. All non-essential county employees are to return to work as normal on December 28, 2010.
Town of Greenport: A snow emergency, beginning at 7pm Sunday, has been declared for the Town of Greenport in Columbia County, according to Mark Gaylord, Superintendent for Greenport Highway Department. Residents are asked to not park in the streets. Vehicles wil be towed, said Gaylord.
City of Mechanicville: A snow emergency has been declard for the city of Mechanicville starting at 7am on Monday - EVEN parking is in effect. Tuesday at 7am ODD parking will be in effect.
Town of Waterford: The Town of Waterford has declared a snow emergency until further notice.
Village of Waterford: Please be advised that a snow emergency is in effect in the Village of Waterford from 10 a.m. Monday, December 27, 2010 until all streets are plowed and pushed back. Any vehicles not moved or interfering with snow plowing operations on Village streets or the Village parking lot will be towed at owners expense. Alternate side parking is not in effect in the Village of Waterford.
Village of Athens: A snow emergency effective immediately has been declared for the Village of Athens, according to Mayor Andrea Smallwood. No parking in snow restricted areas. This emergency is in effect until further notice.
Town of Cairo: The Town of Cairo has declared a snow emergency, according to police. All residents are to park their vehicles off the main roads and side streets to allow highway plows to clear the streets for accumulating snow. Residents are asked to park their vehicles in driveways and parking lots adjacent to the main roads, say police. All Main Street residents are reminded to follow the regulations posted on the alternate side parking street signs. This snow emergency will remain in effect until further notice, say police.
No snow emergencies in Vermont have been reported to the WTEN newsroom.
Mayor Jennings stated, "I want to thank the citizens of Albany for both their cooperation and patience during the snow emergency period. Clearly, without the understanding of our residents, we would not be in the position to end the snow emergency earlier than anticipated."