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Snowstorm couldn’t keep locals down

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A local couple trudged uphill through deep snow to a birthday party during one of the area’s worst snowstorms in February 1958. That harsh storm isolated many rural people and has brought a flurry of reader memories. In 1958 Gerald R. Snyder was living at the top of the hill at the corner of Columbia Street and The Mall in Amsterdam. The Mall is one of the steepest streets in a very hilly city. It ...

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January 1, 2013
10:59 p.m.

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I remember this snow storm, my grand parents lived out on to old Dorn Rd in the Town of Florida. (The home today is in ruins) An Army helicopter delivered coal to them to hold them over until the roads were opened.