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Snow should taper off tonight

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 February 2014 at 12:00 am

Orleans County has been pounded by storm today

Photos by Tom Rivers – A Village of Albion plow truck is on East Park Street, preparing to turn on Platt Street. It’s been a busy day for the DPWs and highway departments.

It has been snowing almost constantly since this morning, but the snow has slowed its pace and it should taper off tonight, the National Weather Service advised.

A travel advisory remains in effect for Orleans County. I went for a walk by the Courthouse Square around 8:30 p.m. There was hardly any traffic out. I saw more plow trucks than other vehicles.

Main Street was mostly deserted. Here is a photo looking south by the Pullman Memorial Universalist Church. The historic marker notes that journalist Terry Anderson grew up in Albion.

The First Presbyterian Church shrugs off the latest winter storm. The church was built in 1874 from local Medina sandstone. It has endured many winters. The Orleans County Courthouse, built in 1858, is the focal point of the district that is named to the National Register of Historic Places.

The snow shows off the sandstone blocks in the Presbyterian Church.

A plow truck heads up Route 98 in front of the Presbyterian Church.

The County Treasurer’s Office looks peaceful after about a foot of snow fell today.