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By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011 - 12:25 pm
Above: The board of the Town of Dryden unanimously passes a ban on gas drilling on August 2, 2011. Video by ShaleShock, an anti-gas drilling media group. The first shots in what is likely to become a statewide battle were fired recently, as two lawsuits... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011 - 9:44 am
Randy Creamer, a disaster expert with the Southern Baptist Convention's North American Mission Board, was in Prattsville last week to tell homeowners and first responders how to rebuild and clean up after flooding. Middletown videographer Fred Margulies... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Sep. 19, 2011 - 3:47 pm
FEMA is offering some rent subsidies and help finding replacement housing for flood victims, according to a press release the agency sent out today. For more information on relief resources in the Catskills, to go the Watershed Post's relief page. Read... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 19, 2011 - 10:51 am
FEMA recently announced the opening of a new Disaster Recovery Center in the region, and the moving of another. Today at 12 noon, FEMA will be opening a new DRC for Delaware County at the Sidney Civic Center on 21 Liberty Street. Starting Tuesday,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 17, 2011 - 11:32 am
Top: Main Street Schoharie over Labor Day weekend. Photo by Jay Harsevoort, via Flickr and the Watershed Post Flickr group pool. Above: Photos of Schoharie village on September 8, 2011 by Martin Rivas. In the village of Schoharie, the county seat of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 16, 2011 - 11:45 am
The New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, has set up meetings for flood victims in each county in the Catskills in the coming weeks. During these "office hours," all consumers are welcome to walk in and ask questions about flood-related issues.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 16, 2011 - 11:27 am
The IRS is giving you a break if you live in Sullivan, Ulster, Greene, Delaware or Schoharie county this year, with a special Hurricane-Irene tax deadline extension. Normally, third-quarter estimated tax payments would have been due yesterday. Now they... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 2:15 pm
When towns flood, all the household appliances, hay bales, and contents of grocery stores and pharmacies end up downstream. Riverkeeper has posted some proof of that axiom on its Facebook page today (see photo above), in a new feature it calls "Catch of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 1:31 pm
Aerial imaging of the village of Schoharie on Tuesday, August 30, courtesy of RIT researcher Jason Faulring. Cropped by the Watershed Post from the original, larger image. Across the Catskills region (and beyond), Irene and Lee wreaked devastation on many... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 10:34 am
According to the Schoharie County Emergency Services Facebook page, there will be a meeting for Schoharie County farmers who have suffered flood damage today in Cobleskill. Details below:Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie County and Schoharie County... Read more

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