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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A major Nor'easter now developing off the mid Atlantic coast will put eastern New York and western New England on its western side through Tuesday.  Snow will become steadier from SE to NW across the region after midnight and towards daybreak Tuesday with snowfall of varying intensity through Tuesday evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 20-30 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions into Tuesday night. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 4"-10" are expected with higher amounts across western New England.


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Pistons & Props: Aviation show in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY -  The second annual Pistons and Props show  brought fans to the Schenectady County Airport.

This year, hosted by Richmor Aviation, the RPI Aviation Club and, people were able to see the F5 jet used in the Tom Cruise film Top Gun.  People were also given the chance to ride in a helicopter.

The RPI flying club is honoring the Thiers Memorial Fund, an endowment to support the future of aviation in honor of Lawrence H. R. Thiers, RPI Class of 1996, who played an important role in the history of the Rensselaer Aeronautical Federation, now dubbed the RPI Flying Club.

Posthumously honored, a fund was created to provide financial assistance for students to achieve what was his greatest passion, the art of flying. Close to their goal, the RPI Flying Club dreams to one day be independent and self-funded to allow them to reach their full potential to fuel the passion of student pilots.

Richmor Aviation's modern facility will feature not only their state of the art hanger, but showcase many aircraft displays and vendors in a hometown, grassy, fair type, atmosphere including a Best of Show competition by the RPI Flying Club.
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