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Academy at Rensselaer Education Ctr: ClosedAlbany City SD: Closed, Regents PostponedAlbany Community Charter School: ClosedAlbany JCC Early Childhood Ctr: Delayed 3 Hrs, open at 10 AMAlbany Leadership Charter High: Closed, Regents PostponedAmsterdam City SD: Closed, Regents Postponed, Reschedule Global History and ELA to Wednesday Jan 25 at 12:30PMAndes CSD: ClosedArgyle CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedAverill Park CSD: Closed, Regents Exams PostponedBallston Spa CSD: ClosedBerlin CSD: Delayed 2 HrsBerne-Knox-Westerlo CSD: Closed, Regents Postponed, Budget Advisory Mtg. 6:00Bethel Full Gospel Church: Closed, No AM prayer mtgBethlehem CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedBishop Maginn HS: ClosedBolton CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedBright Beginnings Daycare Center: Closed, ChestertownBrighter Choice Charter Schools: ClosedBrite Beginnings Day Care & Dev Ctr: ClosedBroadalbin-Perth CSD: Closed, Regents Postponed, All district and building Offices closed.Brown School: Closed, No PLUS progamBrunswick (Brittonkill) CSD: ClosedBrunswick Children's Academy: ClosedBryant & Stratton College PSC: Delayed 2 Hrs, All 8am classes cancelled. Classes will start at 10am Staff Report at 9:30 am, All 8 am Classes at Albany, Malta and Wolf Rd are cancelled. All staff report at 9:30 am. All classes will resume at 10am.Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD: Closed, Regents Postponed, Due to power outage all offices are closed. Staff do not need to reportButterfly Dreams Daycare: ClosedCNW School of Massage: Closed, classes + clinic cancelledCOARC Adult Transportation: Open, Staff Rpt, No TransCairo-Durham CSD: Closed, Regemts/Exams Rescheduled See website or letterCambridge CSD: ClosedCapital Reg Career & Tech (Albany): Closed, No AM BOCES, No PM BOCESCatholic Central HS: ClosedCatskill CSD: Delayed 2 Hrs, No AM Pre-KCharlotte Valley CSD: ClosedChatham CSD: Closed, Regents & BOE Mtg PostponedChatham Kids Club: ClosedChestertown Head Start Center: ClosedChrist the King Early Childhood Ctr: ClosedChristian Brothers Academy: Closed, Regents PostponedClover Patch Pre-School (Glenville): ClosedCloverpatch (Albany): ClosedCobleskill-Richmondville CSD: Closed, Offices will open at 10 am, Regents Exams postponed to tomorrow. For more information on exam schedule, check school website.Cohoes City SD: Closed, Regents PostponedCohoes Community Center, Inc.: Delayed, Daycare opens 9am Snow Day Care 9am Pool opens 9:30, Daycare delayed until 9am. Pool opens 9:30amColonie Youth Centers: Closed, No BSP/ASPColumbia Christian Academy: ClosedCommunity Work & Independence, Inc.: Open, No TransportationCooperstown CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedCorinth CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedCoxsackie-Athens CSD: Delayed 3 Hrs, No AM BOCES, No Breakfast, 3-HOUR DELAY, Go to www.cacsd.org for more detailsCrown Point CSD: Delayed 2 HrsDoane Stuart School: ClosedDuanesburg CSD: Closed, Closed. Board Mtg Canceled.Early Childhood Education Center: Closed, all sites closedEast Greenbush CSD: ClosedEco Baby Daycare & Preschool: ClosedFaith Bible Academy: ClosedFarmington River Regional SD: Closed, No TransportationFonda-Fultonville CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedFort Ann CSD: Closed, No After Sch EventsFranklin County Technical SD: Delayed 2 HrsGabriel Abbott Memorial School: Delayed 2 Hrs, No A.M. DaycareGalway CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedGeorge Washington School: ClosedGilboa-Conesville CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedGlens Falls City SD: Closed, Regents PostponedGreen Island UFSD: Closed, Regents PostponedGreenbush Child Caring: ClosedGreene County Transit: ClosedGreenville CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedGreenwich CSD: ClosedGuilderland CSD: Closed, Regents Postponed, Special meeting of BOE still planned for 7 pmHVCC: Open, No Morning Classes, All classes are canceled until 12:00 noonHadley-Luzerne CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedHappy Kids Day Care Center: ClosedHartford CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedHawthorne Valley School: ClosedHelping Hands Pre-School: ClosedHenry Johnson Charter School: ClosedHoly Spirit School (East G'Bush): ClosedHometown Health Center: Delayed Until 9aHoosic Valley CSD: Delayed 2 HrsHoosick Falls CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedHudson City SD: Closed, Regents PostponedHunter-Tannersville CSD: ClosedIchabod Crane (Kinderhook) CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedImmaculate Conception (Glenville): Closed, 9am Mass Cancelled. Offices delayed in opening -please call ahead.John Paolo's (Latham): ClosedJohnsburg CSD: ClosedKid Kampus: ClosedKiddie Academy II: Closed, Latham CenterKingston City SD: Closed, Kingston City SD is closedLa Salle Institute (Troy): ClosedLake George CSD: ClosedLangan School: ClosedLansingburgh CSD: ClosedLatham Christian Academy: ClosedLearning To Know Educational Center: Delayed 2 HrsLexington Center Fulton Co ARC: Delayed 1 HrLittle Feet Daycare Center: Delayed 2 HrsLiving Res DCOP (Albany): ClosedLoudonville Christian School: Closed, Today's exams postponed until Friday. Malta Montessori School: ClosedManchester Elementary & Middle: ClosedMargaretville CSD: ClosedMaria College: Delayed, No Morning Classes, All classes prior to 12 pm are cancelled, including clinicals. Staff to report.Mayfield CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedMeals of Montgomery County: ClosedMemorial Hospital Nursing School: ClosedMenands UFSD: ClosedMettawee Community School: ClosedMiddleburgh CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedMilford CSD: ClosedMinerva CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedModern Welding School: ClosedMohawk Trail Regional SD: ClosedMohonasen CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedMorning Star Learning Center: Closed, A day with your child todayMother Teresa Academy: ClosedMt Moriah Academy: ClosedN. Greenbush Little Red School: ClosedNeil Hellman Day Treatment: Closed, Regents PostponedNew Lebanon CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedNew Paltz CSD: ClosedNewmeadow at Malta: Closed, Parent Training Postponed.Newmeadow at Queensbury: ClosedNiskayuna CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedNorth Colonie CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedNorth Warren CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedNorthville CSD: Closed, Regents Postponed, Building/Office ClosedOak Hill School: ClosedOakwood Christian School: ClosedOhav Shalom Nursery School: Closed, Ohav Shalom Nursery closed Beginnings program closedOnteora CSD: ClosedOur Lady of Mt Carmel (Amsterdam): Closed, Senior Citizens Mtg for Tues at 1 pm canceledOur Savior's Lutheran School: ClosedPal's Childcare & Education Center: Delayed Until 9aPine Plains CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedPoughkeepsie City School District: Closed, No AM Pre-K, Regents Postponed, Please check website for Regents Exam scheduled for today.Prospect Center: ClosedPumpkin Patch (Albany): ClosedQueensbury UFSD: Closed, Regents PostponedQuestar III BOCES - Sarah's Sisters: ClosedQuestar III Rensselaer Edu Ctr: Closed, QIII New Vision is closedQuestar III Sackett Educational Ctr: Closed, Regents PostponedRavena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD: Closed, Exams Postponed, Regents Postponed, Exams moved to FridayRed Hook CSD: ClosedRensselaer City SD: Closed, Regents PostponedRhinebeck CSD: ClosedRiverRun Community Montessori: ClosedRoots and Wings Montessori: ClosedSacred Heart School (Troy): Closed, TSL is closedSalem CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedSamaritan Hospital Nursing School: ClosedSaratoga Academy Arts & Science: ClosedSaratoga Central Catholic HS: Closed, Regents PostponedSaratoga Independent School: ClosedSaratoga Springs City SD: Closed, Regents Postponed, Building Offices Open at 10AMSaugerties CSD: ClosedSchalmont CSD: Closed, Regents Postponed Office Staff Report at 10AMSchenectady City SD: Closed, Exams Postponed, Regents Postponed, Regents exams rescheduledSchenectady County ARC: Closed, Staff ReportSchenectady Jewish CC: Delayed, Will open at 7 amSchodack CSD: ClosedSchoharie CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedSchoharie County ARC: Closed, Day Services staff please report to a residenceSchoharie Cty Child Dvp Cobleskill: Closed, No AM Pre-K, No AM Head Start, HS & EHS closedSchoharie Cty HeadStart (Schoharie): Closed, No AM Head Start, HS & EHS closedSchool's Out, Inc.: ClosedSchuylerville CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedSharon Springs CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedShenendehowa CSD: Closed, Regents PostponedShooting Stars Nursery & After Sch.: Closed, Afterschool opens at 12pmSouth Colonie CSD: Closed, No After Sch Events, Exams Postponed, Exams Postponed until Friday 1/27 at same time., All exams postponed until Friday 1/27 at the same scheduled time.South Glens Falls CSD: Closed, Regents Exams PostponedSouthern Berkshire Regional SD: Delayed 2 Hrs, No AM Pre-SchoolSouthwest Vermont SU: ClosedSpa Christian School: ClosedSpotted Zebra Learning Center: ClosedSt Ambrose School: ClosedSt Anne Institute: Delayed 1-1/2 Hrs, Staff Report, Exams Given, No TransportationSt Catherine's May School: ClosedSt George's School: ClosedSt Gregory School: ClosedSt Jude the Apostle School: ClosedSt Kateri Tekakwitha School: ClosedSt Madeleine Sophie School: Closed, Open House PostponedSt Mary's Academy (Hoosick Falls): ClosedSt Mary's School (Ballston Spa): Closed, No Extended Day ProgramSt Mary's School (Waterford): ClosedSt Pius X School: ClosedSt Thomas the Apostle School: ClosedStepping Stone Pre & DCC (Albany): ClosedStillwater CSD: Closed, Regents Exams CancelledSullivan BOCES: Closed, Offices will open at 10 amSunderland Elementary: ClosedTLC Christian Day Care: ClosedTaconic Hills CSD: ClosedTech Valley High School: ClosedThe Albany Academies (AA & AAG): ClosedThe Beagle School: Closed, No AM Pre-School, No PM Pre-SchoolThe Kid's Place Preschool: ClosedTiny Tots Early Learning Center: ClosedTrinity Nursery and Day Care Center: ClosedTroy City SD: Closed, Regents PostponedTroy Prep: ClosedUMC Daycare Norton Hill: Delayed 1 Hr, No AM Pre-K, No PM Pre-K, No Afterschool programUlster County Community College: Closed, No Day Classes, Employee code is OrangeUlster-Greene ARC (Catskill): Open, No TransportationUlster-Greene ARC (Kingston): Open, No Transportation, Training Center is closed.Upstate Transit: ClosedVoorheesville CSD: Closed, Office Staff Report at 10AMWaldorf School (Saratoga Springs): ClosedWarrensburg CSD: Closed, No Regents ExamsWaterford-Halfmoon UFSD: Closed, Regents PostponedWatervliet City SD: ClosedWells CSD: Delayed 2 Hrs, No AM Pre-K, No AM BOCES, No BreakfastWheelerville UFSD: ClosedWhitehall CSD: Closed, Exams PostponedWilton Baptist Academy: Closed, No AM KindergartenWindham-Ashland-Jewett CSD: ClosedWoodland Hill Montessori School: Closed, No After Sch EventsWorcester CSD: ClosedWynantskill UFSD: ClosedYMCA (East Greenbush): Open, No Morning Classes, or programs, Snow Day program opens at 8 , Child Watch opens at 9

Writer grateful for help while husband was having stroke

Writer grateful for help while husband was having stroke

*Writer grateful for help while husband was having stroke

Writer grateful for help while husband was having stroke

On March 5, I was driving with my husband down Central Avenue and onto Wolf Road when I realized something was wrong with my husband.

I made a quick turn onto Computer Drive and into the parking lot of the M&T Bank building. I could not use my cell phone because my husband was leaning on me, so I cried out for help.

A young man wearing a hardhat came over to me and called 911, and then he said to me: “My name is Patrick, and I will stay with you until help arrives.” In a second, his co-worker approached and witnessed what was happening. He then went to the street to direct the ambulance to us.

I tried to locate Patrick and the co-worker, but I could not. I wanted you both to know how thankful I was. I am hoping this letter to the editor will let you know.

Also, thank you to Susan Anderson Touhey for her kindness and Diane Curtiss for hers. I was told she closed her business and followed my car down Central Avenue.

I was overwhelmed; not only did you care for my husband, who suffered a massive stroke, but you all were concerned about me, also.

Thank you for the quick response and kindnesses given by the Colonie Emergency Medical Services. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think of this sad day, but I begin to feel better remembering how kind you all were.

Update: Gus is beginning to speak and now has feeling on the right side of his body.

Georgianna Luciani

Schenectady

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