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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
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 8:40 am
Above: Appliances ruined by flooding in Prattsville. Photo by Larry Dauer, from the Huntersfield Christian Training Center's website. On Wednesday, September 14, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state has created a new fund to offset the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011 - 6:01 pm
Lissa Harris in the WIOX studio. Photo by Julia Reischel. After two weeks of airing special hour-long, all-flooding-all-the-time episodes of our weekly radio show, the Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour, today we're back to airing our standard 30-minute... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011 - 11:52 am
The unofficial results from yesterday's primary elections around the Catskills are in -- and you can find them here. Schoharie County had no primary elections this year, which was a stroke of luck for them, as their own offices were hit hard by flooding... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 11:41 pm
Scrambling to react quickly to the devastation wrought by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee, the Catskill Watershed Corporation held a special meeting on Tuesday, September 13, to create a grant program to help flood-damaged businesses in New York City's west... Read more

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