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Terrier stranded on river ice in Amsterdam rescued by police

An Amsterdam firefighter tries to urge a small dog off the icy Mohawk River near Lock 11 at Guy Park Manor on Tuesday night.
An Amsterdam firefighter tries to urge a small dog off the icy Mohawk River near Lock 11 at Guy Park Manor on Tuesday night.
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A tiny terrier stranded on Mohawk River ice near Lock 11 had to be rescued by airboat Tuesday after he refused to be enticed from his perch, even turning his nose up at a pork chop sandwich. The dog was recovered around 6:30 p.m. from a piece of ice east of the lock by Amsterdam Police Department canine Officer Steven Pasquarelli, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Liggett and sheriff’s Lt. Burt Wilson. Several other agencies ...


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