---- — How were you affected by the flooding from Hurricane Irene?
"It was pretty devastating here, (but) I wasn't affected directly."
_ Gordie Marshall, Oneonta, fabrication.
"I lost power _ nothing compared to what happened east of here, though."
_ Allan Plasencia, Oneonta, sales.
"Just a little flooding. Most people in Oneonta just lost power."
_ Chandra Clingerman, Oneonta, homemaker.
"I had a little flooding in the basement. Other than that, I just prayed for the people who it hit worse."
_ Darcy Blatt, Walton, waitress.
"I was lucky, I didn't have any damage in my house."
_ Melisa Suddeth, Oneonta, student.
"My fields were flooded a good bit; luckily, no loss of animals or anything."
_ Odessa Sauders, Davenport, farmer.
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