Snow emergencies in effect, police search for suspect in Schenectady shooting, cows rescued in barn collapse, RID founder dies at 90

Snow
+Snow emergencies are in effect around the Capital Region as efforts to clear streets after Tuesday's blizzard continue. In Albany cars need to be on the even side of the street until 8pm on Thursday, then they switch to the odd side. Tow trucks are out in the city to remove cars that do not comply. [TWCN][News 10]

+Troy has even instituted a rare snow emergency. [TWCN]

+Snow removal efforts will delay garbage pickup in Schenectady until Saturday. [Gazette]

+Snow days are starting to add up for some districts in the Capital Region. [Gazette]

Schenectady shooting
Schenectady police are seeking a suspect in the shooting of a city man in a busy area of State Street at 2pm on Wednesday. Police say the shooting took place near 787 State street. The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center. [TWCN][Gazette][TU]

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4 individual budget resolutions
The Senate, Assembly, IDC and the Senate Democratic Conference have all put fourth their own individual budget resolutions "each with a snowball-in-a-sauna's chance of being adopted wholesale."[NYT]

Wilton couple sentence for abusing children
A Wilton couple will spend 40 years to life in prison for sexually abusing at least four children. [TU]

Adirondack Trust Fire
Investigators say a faulty outlet was to blame for the fire that destroyed the Adirondack Trust Company branch on Route 9 in Wilton earlier this week. [WNYT]

Missing teen
Schenectady police are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl who reportedly ran away from home on Monday. [Gazette]

Norton pollution
State environmental officials say after eight years, cleanup at the former Norton Co. Plant in Watervliet is complete and that the property poses no threat to the public. [TU]

Medical marijuana
Telemedicine has gotten into the medical marijuana business. [TU]

Faso & Stefanik on climate change
Elise Stefanik and John Faso have signed a House resolution that states humans have an impact on climate change and supports "private and public solutions to study and address the causes and effects of measured changes to our global and regional climates, including mitigation efforts and efforts to balance human activities that have been found to have an impact."
[TU]

RID founder dies
Doris Aiken, former talk show host, assembly candidate and activist, best known as the founder of RID -- Remove Intoxicated Drivers -- died this week. [Gazette][TU]

Cows rescued
150 cows were rescued on Tuesday from a 20,000 square foot dairy barn in Middleburgh that collapsed under the weight of snow. [TU]

Murals
Chris Churchill admires Albany's many murals.[TU+]

Stuff going on today

Do Not Resist
The Food for Thought series at The Linda is showing Do Not Resist, a documentary about the militarization of police in the United States. A discussion will follow the screening. 7 pm -- $8

Music
Hair of the Dog at Proctors
"[A] pre-Saint Paddy's Day celebration." 7:30 pm -- $30

TobyMac at TU Center
Christian pop hip-hop. 6:30 pm -- $15 and up

OG Maco + Young Greatness at The Low Beat
Hip hop. With: Levi Carter. 6 pm -- $20

Cornmeal at Parish Public House
Bluegrass/Americana. With: Yarn. 8 pm -- $12 ahead / $15 at door

Milkweed at Caffe Lena
Bluegrass/folk. 7 pm -- $15

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