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August 29, 2011

Street Talk : Aug. 29, 2011

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---- — Where were you when the earthquake occurred?

"I was sitting on a park bench reading a book. It felt like a dog was trying to dig (something) up, but I didn't know what happened until someone said something about it. It was the first one I felt in 30 years."

_ Ramona Leavey, Oneonta, retired.

"I was moving some boxes around. I worried a bit that it might get worse, but it was done in a few seconds."

_ Mathew Ager, Oneonta, student.

"Driving. I thought I was having car problems but heard a few seconds later on the radio it was a quake."

_ Selena Birkland, Oneonta, clerk.

"At work, hoping I would get to go home early."

_ Alana Schomer, Cooperstown, volunteer.

"Just watching my grandkids. I never thought it was serious but did get a call from their mom."

_ Sharron Fredenburg, Herkimer, retired.

"I was actually taking a nap, it woke me up."

_ Alan Formica, Delhi, construction.