Flooding cancels classes at New York college campus
Flooding seen on the SUNY campus.
September 8th, 2011
11:26 AM ET

Flooding cancels classes at New York college campus

Floodwaters have canceled classes and shuttered buildings on the campus of the State University of New York in Cobleskill, New York. Video of murky water rushing fast over a concrete sidewalk showed just how serious the situation there is. There has been damage to 10 resident hall wings in five buildings as well as staff offices. Sixty students had to be relocated, according to Scott Silverstein, SUNY's director of communication.

"It's not as bad as it was yesterday," he told CNN on Thursday morning, adding that everyone is safe and accounted for on campus.

Classes were canceled Wednesday and are canceled Thursday, he said. Officials are assessing the situation for Friday, Silverstein said.

An agricultural engineering building is offline because of flooding in the basement, he said.

"Luckily, in our case, being in a college, we have a large infrastructure between our residence hall staff, our facility staff, dining services as well as faculty staff and students on campus," Silverstein said. "It's all hands on deck. We could always use more assistance."

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  1. Jazzzzzzzz


    September 9, 2011 at 2:14 am | Report abuse |
  2. psychology

    Actually, "a person is drawn-out and ebticed by their own selfish thoughts" said Jesus' appointed Apostle Paul. It would be nice to blame Satan for everything, but that would be ignorant denial of ones own self. Just like the little girl in the above story. She had no idea who she really was...all she knew was that in her mind, she wanted a collar, a doggy leash, and a behemouth woman with a box of strap-ons. Her own mind enticed her, as her mind had been conditioned, not by being instructed in the ways of Jesus, but by being instructed in the ways of LGBT.

    September 9, 2011 at 2:51 am | Report abuse |
  3. psychology

    And you forget the demons who begged Jesus to allow them to enter a herd of swine knowing that Jesus was about to caste them out of a man they had been influencing. That man called upon the bame of God. Animals are not aware of any spiritual need. Only we are...evolutionists have a hard time explaining this.

    September 9, 2011 at 2:57 am | Report abuse |
  4. Mary

    I'm sorry, what have I been just reading? I'm shaking right now really!

    September 9, 2011 at 4:52 am | Report abuse |
  5. Mary


    September 9, 2011 at 5:30 am | Report abuse |
  6. Jazzzzzzzz

    Not me in the above, but a new poster my the name of Mary
    Good day all
    I will be excepting punishment for my own sins, that is not be denied by me or our Father who art in Heaven

    September 9, 2011 at 7:45 am | Report abuse |
  7. Flush it down the toilet

    The true story recounted above...it took hours of time and buckets of tears to tell. Thanx for flushing down your toilet Mary. Thanks a lot. gb

    September 9, 2011 at 11:08 am | Report abuse |
  8. And God isn't everyones father anymore.

    If a good man had 5 kids but only one of them was obedient, (the other four were stubbornly disobedient and even abused their obedient sibling) would he not kick the little 4 brats out of his house and disown them? Well, that's exactly what Jesus is doing even now. He is bandoning those disobedient children among his own flock, and going out in search of his lost children who ran-away from home because the disobedient ones were abusing him. Once he finds the last good-hearted obedient person, it's on. He will lay down his bible and pick-up his sword and do some serious slaughtering of the stubbornly disobedient who refuse to follow him.

    September 9, 2011 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
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