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Snow knocks golfers off course, but not creatures

Tulip leaves are coated with snow on Wednesday in Albany. A cold front swept across the region Tuesday dumping several inches of snow in parts of upstate New York and an icy dusting in New York City overnight.
Photographer: The Associated Press
Tulip leaves are coated with snow on Wednesday in Albany. A cold front swept across the region Tuesday dumping several inches of snow in parts of upstate New York and an icy dusting in New York City overnight.
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Tuesday’s rare mid-April snowstorm caused problems for golfers. But not for insects and flowers. Schenectady Municipal Golf Course postponed opening day on Wednesday. Golfers with morning and afternoon tee times were unwilling to tolerate snow on the greens and 30-degree temperatures. Insects and flowers endured both conditions with ease. Timothy L. McCabe, curator of entomology for the New York State Museum and the state entomologist, said crane flies, stone flies, mosquitoes and moths are among ...

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