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Mandatory evacuation for parts of Rotterdam Junction, Pattersonville


Schenectady County officials have announced a mandatory evacuation Wednesday night for flood prone residents in Rotterdam Junction and Pattersonville. Here are the areas that need to be evacuated:

  • The south side of Main Street in Rotterdam Junction between the Rotterdam Junction Fire Department and Leggiero Lane.
  • 1516 – 1600 Main Street
  • Ferry St.
  • Elm St.

Below is more info from the county, taken from a news release:

""Schenectady County and the American Red Cross have established an overnight shelter at Schalmont Middle/High School, 2 Sabre Drive, Schenectady, NY 12306, and Schenectady County and the City of Schenectady will be establishing and overnight shelter at the City of Schenectady Public Services Bureau Garage on the corner of Foster Avenue and Seneca Street.

Anyone intending to use a shelter should bring with them items to make their stay safe and comfortable, such as pillows, baby food, diapers, and it is EXREMELY IMPORTANT TO BRING ANY MEDICATIONS NEEDED FOR THE NIGHT. Volunteers will be on-site to provide water, food and assist with any other need.

For additional updates, visit the Schenectady County website at, or County facebook page at"

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