Compiled below is a list of current snow emergencies around the Capital Region area.
Green Island: The mayor of the Village of Green Island has declared a snow emergency. All vehicles must be removed from Village streets by 7:00 a.m. Friday morning beginning in the area of Albany Avenue. Off street parking for village residents is available at Veteran's 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.
Albany: CANCELLED AS OF 10 A.M. 12/29/12 - The City of Albany has issued a snow emergency that will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday, December 27th at which time all normal parking rules and regulations are temporarily suspended. During the first 24 hours of the snow emergency all vehicles must be parked on the even numbered side of the street. Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, December 28th all vehicles must be parked on the odd numbered side of the street for the next 24-hour period.
North Adams: The City of North Adams has issued a snow emergency beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 27th. There will be no on street parking during these times. Residents are asked to keep vehicles off the streets to facilitate plowing and cleanup efforts.
Greenport: Town of Greenport has declared a snow emergency starting at 12:00 a.m., December 27th, lasting until 12:00 a.m. December 28th. There will be no parking on any street. Cars parked on the streets during this time will be ticketed and towed.
Waterford: Town of Waterford has declared a snow emergency starting at 12:00 p.m., December 29th, until further notice. Residents must begin following all snow emergency signs at that time.
Schodack: Town of Schodack has issued a snow emergency beginning on the 26th at 8:00 p.m. and ending at 8:00 p.m. on December 27th. There will be no on street parking during these times. Residents are to follow all snow emergency signs at these times.
Mechanicville: The City of Mechanicville has issued a snow emergency beginning at 9:00 p.m. on the 26th. Even parking will be allowed for the first 24 hours and then it switches to odd side parking allowance.
Athens: The Village of Athens has issued a snow emergency effective at 7:00 p.m. on December 26th. All snow emergency laws will be in effect until further notice.
Catskill:The parking plan for snow removal for the Village of Catskill will be initiated at 8:00 p.m. on December 29th. All vehicles should be parked on the odd sides of the streets from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., at which point they should switch to the even sides of the streets. Vehicles should continue to switch sides of the street every twelve hours until the snow emergency has been cancelled. Effective the evening of the 29th, there will be no parking on Main Street from Greene Street to Summit Avenue beginning at 8:00 p.m., to ensure that Main Street is one of the first streets cleared of snow. Any vehicle parked on the roadway in violation of parking regulations will be ticketed and towed.
East Greenbush: The Town of East Greenbush has declared a snow emergency effective at 10:00 p.m. on the 26th. Vehicles are prohibited from parking on any public street during the snow emergency. Vehicles in violation will be subject to ticketing and towing. The emergency will continue until the storm is over and all streets have been cleared.
Schenectady: The City of Schenectady is preparing to deal with the impending snow storm that has been forecast for this area. In order to facilitate the most efficient snow removal, all vehicles must be moved off the City's 16 Priority Streets as posted on the streets, which are listed below, once the snowfall reaches 3-inches. This will allow the City's snow removal and plowing crews to make sure the main thoroughfares within the City are plowed and passable. Vehicles must remain off the Priority Streets until the snow has stopped falling and the streets have been cleared from curb to curb. Parking Enforcement Officers and City Police Officers will be issuing parking tickets to those vehicles remaining on the Priority Streets after 3" of snow has fallen. In some instances, vehicles may be towed to make way for the plows on these priority streets:
1. Van Vranken Avenue
2. Nott Street (Erie Boulevard to Wendell Avenue)
3. Union Street
4. Eastern Avenue
5. Brandywine Avenue (State Street to Rugby Road)
6. McClellan Street (State Street to Rugby Road)
7. State Street
8. Erie Boulevard (State Street to I-890)
9. Albany Street (Veeder Avenue to Elm Street)
10. Altamont Avenue
11. Schuyler Street (Michigan Avenue to Altamont Avenue)
12. Michigan Avenue
13. Crane Street
14. Chrisler Avenue
15. Broadway (State Street to the city line)
16. Campbell Avenue (Broadway to Fairview Avenue)
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