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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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Albany street being 'renamed' for landmark eatery

ALBANY (AP) -- A street in downtown Albany is being "renamed" to honor a local restaurant that's marking its 100th year in business.

Mayor Gerald Jennings is holding a ceremony late Thursday morning near Jack's Oyster House on State Street to symbolically rename the street "Jack's Oyster House Way" in recognition of the landmark restaurant's contributions to downtown Albany over the past century.

Jack Rosenstein opened Jack's Oyster House in January 1913. Twenty-four years later, he moved the business a few blocks to a new location at the foot of State Street, just down the hill from the state Capitol.

Jack's son, Arnold, ran the restaurant for years, and Arnold's son, Brad, still carries on the family tradition. The restaurant has been a favorite gathering spot for politicians, lobbyists and visiting dignitaries.
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