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Military, volunteer workers invade Fort Plain

First-aid supplies, more workers in demand

Ann Marie Hemstreet of Gloversville, right, hoses mud off her legs after hours of helping Fort Plain flood victims muck out a cellar on Division Street. Waiting for the hose are Ryan Von Linden of Schoharie and Pat Gracey of Fort Plain.
Ann Marie Hemstreet of Gloversville, right, hoses mud off her legs after hours of helping Fort Plain flood victims muck out a cellar on Division Street. Waiting for the hose are Ryan Von Linden of Schoharie and Pat Gracey of Fort Plain.
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Military bulldozers were reshaping the Otsquago Creek on Friday, a week after floods tore apart the waterway and inundated Fort Plain. An army of another kind — more than 1,000 volunteers — has poured into the village since the flood, and clergy leading the civilian recovery effort are calling for more able-bodied workers and some first-aid supplies. Ryan Von Linden waited patiently for a hose to wash off with in front of the Fort Plain ...

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