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Off the Northway: Sacandaga gives resident the blues

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Rain in the forecast makes Brett VanderVolgen nervous. He lives in a converted bar overlooking Great Sacandaga Lake in Edinburg, a chip shot from the Batchellerville Bridge. The property has flooded three times since 2009. The Batcheller Creek, overflowing in heavy rains, has cut a channel next to the house that’s still there, filled with exposed stones. VanderVolgen’s understandably afraid it will happen again. He wishes someone in government would do something to control the ...

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