Cars are submerged on Lock Street in Rotterdam Junction on Aug. 31, 2011, a
day after flood waters receded after Tropical Storm Irene roared through the area.
Irene: Picking up the pieces
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Posted: August 31, 2011
By Michael Lamendola
With the wind and rain of Hurricane Irene long gone and flood waters finally beginning to recede, businesses and residents have begun the task of cleaning up and trying to get life back to normal as much as possible.