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Area shelters gear up for dangerous temperatures

Sartatoga Street Outreach Project Coordinator Sharah Yaddaw, carries food supplies to the first floor at the old St. Peter's Church Rectory being used as a Blue Shelter Tuesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Sartatoga Street Outreach Project Coordinator Sharah Yaddaw, carries food supplies to the first floor at the old St. Peter's Church Rectory being used as a Blue Shelter Tuesday.
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As the temperature turns frigid again, homeless shelters are preparing for an influx of people who need to escape the cold. This time, the cold snap is predicted to hang on for two weeks or more, potentially stressing shelter resources. “With temperatures falling below zero, and the accompanying icy winds, it becomes a life-or-death situation for those out on the streets,” said Perry Jones, executive director of Capital City Rescue Mission on South Pearl Street ...


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