I live in Mechanicville and I drive back roads and farm roads to get to work. Each morning, before dawn I see at least four or five deer in the fields as I pass through. Some of them are closer to the road than others. But I wanted to tell these beautiful animals that my lights are not enticing and not to jump out at my car.
Columbus Day was observed on Monday and that left many open roads and smooth commutes for thousands in the Capital Region who did have to work on Monday. It didn't go unnoticed or unappreciated by some of those people who, tongue firmly planted in cheek, wrote an open letter to state workers, thanking them for having Monday off!
Those coming from Albany won't necessarily have a problem unless there are some rubber neckers, but if you're coming from Saratoga, get ready for a long commute. Two tractor trailers were involved in a collision and it's a messy one!
Trooper Mark Cepeil told the Times Union that "It is going to be a mess up there for a while," around exit 13's southbound side of the Northway...