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Saturday, September 10, 2011

What I Saw - Saturday, September 10, 2011



 A chicken barbecue sale across from Glatfelter's

 An ill-gotten pic of the receding waters


 High water mark and today's level
Compare with THURSDAY'S LEVEL.

 Pushing it out the gate

 Receptacles have resurfaced.

 This is what happens when you try to walk on water.

Re-appearing grass
Compare with THURSDAY'S VIEW. 

A good place to be in the next flood


4 comments:

Anonymous said...

With the cones, tape, and baracades,did Johny Law have to be there?

Cole said...

I guess borough officials thought they needed a presence there, but I don't know why they didn't let people over the tracks to take a look from the high ground, maybe at a limited space along the road leading into the park. They could have placed the tapes, ribbons, and gendarmes there. Plus, any stealthy offenders would be caught by using the much-vaunted surveillance cameras.
Instead, folks had to observe from the bridge. The volume of people walking back and forth on the narrow sidewalk there and running across the road created more safety issues than if they had simply been allowed into the park to look.

Anonymous said...

most likely PPL shut OFF ALL POWER to the river park and water co and other areas in the flood....safety.

Cole said...

Good point. Water and electricity generally do not play well together.

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