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Landslide busies road crews in wake of storm, flooding

Schoharie Town Highway Superintendent Dan Weideman on Monday uses a backhoe to pull debris out of Stony Brook. Weideman said Friday's flash flooding left days of work in its wake that could cost as much as $250,000 to fix.
Schoharie Town Highway Superintendent Dan Weideman on Monday uses a backhoe to pull debris out of Stony Brook. Weideman said Friday's flash flooding left days of work in its wake that could cost as much as $250,000 to fix.
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A landslide that covered Huntersland Road following Friday’s flash flooding continues to slide and it was unclear Monday when it might be stabilized. Officials estimate the cost of putting things back together following the brief deluge could reach or surpass $1 million — but it’s unlikely the county or affected towns will get any help. The torrential rainfall caused damage to infrastructure such as roads and culverts in the towns of Seward, Richmondville, Cobleskill, Summit, ...

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