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Readers: Plow Workers Put 'UpIslanders' To Shame

Facebook commenters gave their thank-yous to hardworking highway department workers for clearing East Hampton roads.

Some locals might be frustrated by the plowing in parts of town, but workers have been pulling long shifts to get roads cleared, and many have wanted to extend "thank yous" to those workers.

Here's some feedback we got from East Hampton Patch fans on those whose job never seems to be over during and after big snows.

"Thank you to town they have done a great job" — Sharon Marie Buckler

"Thank you!!! I think they did a great job!!" — Heather Miller

"A big Thank You to our Town Highway Department" — Ann Osterberg

"Thank you all :))))" — Teresa M. Zucco

"Organized & efficient in very adverse conditions. Good job, Steve and crew!" — Evelyn O'Doherty

"Great job guys!" — Richard Stevenson

"I don't think many people realize how many hours these guys have been working since the storm. They are out busting their butts!!" — Jessica Mendez

"A big thank you to the Town and Village Highway Dept's for ALL they do!!...Let's keep in mind they leave their warm houses and families to plow these roads so you and your families can be safe out there!!" — Lynda Lea Verity

"One of the best plow jobs in years! Thank you!" — Danielle Quackenbush

"They worked from very early Friday Morning (between 2 and 4:30 a.m.) till Saturday night around 5:30. Came back in early Sunday morning and worked all day. Worked early Monday all day and was back to work at 4:00 a.m. this morning. How much more can they give to the people of the EH Town. I say God Bless them and Steve's Secretary, she also gave her all. Like they say, they are there to serve you and they do!" — Loretta Lynch

"The roads are great. They did a fantastic job!" — Heather R. Dunn-Kostura

"Good Jobs" — Elaine Carol Jones

"Awesome job guys. Plus my kid loved seeing the plows drive past our house all day long up and down springs fireplace." — Josh Garsik

"I think they did the BEST job ever! You can't please everybody...Thank you for all of your hard work! These guys bust their asses long hours...for days...first time my road has been down to pavement THE morning after a storm w/ this much snow! . . . In fact,they could give a few lessons on how to plow to the Town of Brookhaven!— Annmarie Field

"EH workers did a great job! put's the "up islanders" to shame!" — Stacy Meyrowitz

"I think the East Hampton Highway department has done an awesome job at clearing the roads in such a quick manner! these guys worked endless hours for days to make our town a safe place to drive!! They are our heroes!!!" — Bettianne Court Mendez

Feel free to comment in the boxes below, add pictures to this post and share your snow stories. You can thank anyone you'd like for helping you out — a friend, a neighbor, or even a stranger.

Melissa Bazar gave a shout to "Mike" who helped her free her car from a snow bank. "He had a plow and it was dark out — he freed me and my young son when the car got stuck!," she said.

JEAN HILL February 13, 2013 at 03:07 PM
THANKS GOODNESS WE LIVE WHERE WE LIVE, THANKS FOR TAKING SUCH GOOD CARE OF STEVE AND COMPANY.... JEAN AND DAVE HILL
michael bassett February 14, 2013 at 02:54 PM
just another reason i love living here. michael b
TRUTH NOT FICTION February 15, 2013 at 03:07 AM
Really where are all the other comments from your last article very biased tailor don't you think?
TRUTH NOT FICTION February 15, 2013 at 03:34 AM
Taylor typo
TRUTH NOT FICTION February 15, 2013 at 03:50 AM
If we had the same conditions would you be so biased

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