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Irene: Rotterdam Junction recovery effort runs out of cash (with photo gallery)

Work slows on rebuilding damaged homes

Jean Mace stands in front of her flood-damaged home on Main Street in Rotterdam Junction Monday.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Jean Mace stands in front of her flood-damaged home on Main Street in Rotterdam Junction Monday.
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Volunteers were going to help 75-year-old Jean Mace refinish the gutted interior of her Main Street home until the recovery effort ran out of money last month. Contractors working with the Flood Recovery Coalition for Schenectady were already working on a property next door, which Mace had rented to her family members, when they realized they wouldn’t have the bare minimum of funding needed to fix up the remaining 42 homes damaged after Tropical Storm ...

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wanda1948
April 24, 2012
3:01 p.m.

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The one thing missing from this story is how can people who wish to donate to this effort do so? Please advise. We should not let our neighbors down.

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