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STATE OF EMERGENCIES

ALBANY COUNTY

Albany County - Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy has rescinded the State of Emergency effective immediately.

Albany - The City of Albany lifted the State of Emergency as of 12 noon Tuesday.

Berne - A State of Emergency has been declared in the town of Berne effective at 1 p.m. Monday due to high winds, downed trees, power lines, impassable roads due to Hurricane Sandy.

Cohoes - Mayor John McDonald has declared a State of Emergency in the City of Cohoes. At this time the storm is expected to impact the area late Monday morning thru Tuesday morning with lingering effects for the days following. Rain and high speed winds are predicated and therefore residents need to be concerned about power line failure and disturbance.

Green Island - Mayor Ellen M. McNulty-Ryan has declared an emergency in the Village of Green Island due to extreme weather conditions anticipated with Hurricane Sandy. This order takes effect at 3pm today and is will continue until 12 noon Tuesday, October 30, 2012.

BERKSHIRE COUNTY

Adams - The town of Adams has declared a state of emergency beginning at noon on Monday, Oct. 29. Residents are urged to stay indoors at all times.

COLUMBIA COUNTY

The State of Emergency will be allowed to expire at 7am Tuesday morning for Columbia County.

DUTCHESS COUNTY

Fishkill - The Town of Fishkill Supervisor Bob LaColla declared a state of emergency effective at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 29th. During the state of emergency, all non-essential vehicles are urged to stay off of all town roads for the safety of motorists and to provide safer conditions for emergency responders and utility crews.

GREENE COUNTY

The State of Emergency Declaration for Greene County is hereby terminated effective 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County has declared a state of emergency. The travel advisory which was issued Monday has been lifted.

Fonda - Mayor Peeler has declared a State of Emergency for the Village of Fonda.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

The County of Schenectady has rescinded the countywide State of Emergency issued earlier today.

Schenectady - The City of Schenectady has rescinded the State of Emergency.

RENSSELAER COUNTY

Rensselaer - Mayor Dwyer has declared a State of Emergency effective Monday at 2 p.m. in the City of Rensselaer

North Greenbush - The City of North Greenbush has delcared a State of Emergency effective at 2:00 p.m. on October 29th.

Troy - Mayor Lou Rosamilia has declared a State of Emergency for the City of Troy as a precautionary measure as Hurricane Sandy approaches and its impacts begin to be felt along the east coast. Updates, information and instructions for residents will be provided on the City's website, www.troyny.gov.

MASSACHUSETTS

Governor Deval Patrick signed a State of Emergency for the entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in anticipation of approaching Hurricane Sandy. This storm is expected to impact the entire Commonwealth with a significant storm surge, tropical force winds and torrential rain, posing an imminent threat to public safety with the potential for coastal flooding, beach erosion, power outages, inland flooding, wastewater overflows and property damage.

NEW YORK

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has declared a state of emergency in New York in preparation for the potential impact of Hurricane Sandy. READ MORE

VERMONT

Vermont State agencies continue to prepare for the impacts from Hurricane Sandy. Governor Peter Shumlin has declared a State of Emergency for Vermont in advance of the storm. The designation will allow the state to use National Guard and other federal resources if needed.

CANCELLATIONS

VIEW ALL SCHOOL CLOSINGS & CANCELLATIONS HERE.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will cancel all classes and close down normal operations at noon on Monday, due to expected high winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy.

University At Albany: Due to high winds, Monday classes beginning at or after 1:40 p.m. are cancelled. Additionally, all previously scheduled events and activities for Monday afternoon/evening are cancelled, including the Fall Faculty Meeting.

Berkshire Museum: Closed at 1 p.m. Monday

Schenectady County Public Libraries: Due to the major weather event as a result of Hurricane Sandy and the possibility of sustained high winds, all Schenectady County Public Library Branches will be closing at 5 p.m. Monday.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: The Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, presented by Troy Chromatic Concerts, scheduled for October 29 at 7:30 PM, has been cancelled due to the impending weather.

Schenectady County Community College has cancelled all evening classes and events scheduled to begin after 4:30pm on Monday.

Albany County Public Libraries: Due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Sandy in the Capital Region, all Albany Public Library locations are closing at 4 pm Monday.

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