hurricane irene disaster relief

By Rusty Mae Moore on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 5:06 pm
Jody Rossitz, Big Indian/Oliverea Fire Chief, acknowledging applause at Monday's Shandaken Town Board Meeting, September 12, 2011: Photo by Rusty Mae Moore A crowd of 45 Shandaken residents told the Shandaken Town Board on Monday that they were concerned... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 12:10 pm
To help our readers and neighbors navigate the confusing bureaucracy of flood recovery, we've uploaded the NY OEM's Disaster Assistance Handbook onto our site and Scribd, an online-document service. This is one of the most complete guides to disaster... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Sep. 9, 2011 - 8:56 pm
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2011 - 10:48 am
Chuck Schumer was in Shandaken yesterday to see the damage caused by the floodwaters of Hurricane Irene, according to the Daily Freeman: The visit was conducted with Federal Emergency Management Agency Regional Administrator Lynn Canton, with Shandaken... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Sep. 5, 2011 - 1:25 pm
Above: Damage in Prattsville, N.Y. following the floods following the rains of Hurricane Irene. Photo by the New York National Guard, via Flickr. As of Sunday afternoon, the barricade on SR-23 from Grand Gorge to Prattsville was still up, but was open to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Sep. 4, 2011 - 3:48 pm
Lissa Harris was in Margaretville this morning and stopped in at the Catskill Mountain Christian Center in time to catch their first Sunday service post-Irene. The pews were packed with flood relief volunteers, and the spirit to rebuild and carry through... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Sep. 4, 2011 - 3:40 pm
Screenshot of river flooding forecasts for the next 48 hours, via the NWS Hydrological Prediction Services website. Only the Pepacton Reservoir is forecast to flood. Worries that storms are heading our way tonight have been pinging around the Catskills,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 10:20 pm
Above: Judy Sugar's steps have been found! Photo by Judy Sugar. Things have been looking up in Fleischmanns since the worst of last week's flooding, according to Paula DeSimone, who sent us an update about the village on Thursday: Fleischmanns is moving... Read more
By wateradmin on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 4:57 pm
Yesterday, the first of many Disaster Recovery Centers slated to open in New York State as a result of Hurricane Irene’s fury began operating at Belleyre Ski Center in Highmount, Ulster County. Today, a second Disaster Recovery Center opened in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 4:21 pm
We heard this morning from the Onteora Central School District that school will be opening as usual on Wednesday. Here's the press release that was sent out today: As of 10:00 am this morning Phoenicia Elementary has power. All Onteora Schools will open... Read more


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