By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 - 3:33 pm
Nineteenth-century stereoscopic image of a Catskills creek after a flood. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. The wheels of government turn slowly. Months after flooding from Irene and Lee struck the Catskills, several much-needed regional projects to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 - 12:19 pm
Above: Video from the Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin of Cuomo's visit to the Greater Binghamton Airport to sign flood relief legislation. The ceremony begins around the 5-minute mark; slide the bar to the 5-minute mark to skip ahead. This just in:... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 - 9:05 am
Above: Natalie Merchant performing at the Shelter for the Storm benefit concert at UPAC on November 18, with Dan Littleton and Chris Wood. Photo by John Desanto, of the Times Herald-Record. The Watershed Post was proud to be one of the many, many... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 - 2:21 pm
Above: The bridged ravine on Oliverea Road. Photo by Aaron Bennett. The governor's office announced on Friday that Rte. 23 in Greene County between Prattsville and West Settlement Road is open today. [This post has been changed -- see correction below... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 - 2:34 pm
On Wednesday, Ulster County Deputy Executive Robert Sudlow told the Daily Freeman that the enormous ravine that Tropical Storm Irene cut through Oliverea Road in Shandaken would open to traffic on Friday (today). You may remember this ravine from our... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 - 12:08 pm
Photo of Schoharie resident Clinton Manchester, who is living in a FEMA trailer while he rebuilds his house. From the caption: "FEMA is placing these units close to the homes of the hurricane survivors, enabling easy access as they rebuild." Taken by FEMA... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 - 3:26 pm
Above: The Catskill Mountain Velo Club raising money for a kids' bike fund at the Belleayre Mountain Fall Festival in October. Photo via the Catskills Cycling blog.  Mike Wentland, the brains behind the Catskill Mountain Velo Club, is giving back what... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 - 3:48 pm
Above: A building on Main Street Prattsville after Tropical Storm Irene. Photo by Jay Harsevoort, via the Watershed Post Flickr pool. The governor's meeting on Windham Mountain this afternoon ended with a big announcement: Three Catskills counties are... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 - 9:07 am
Above: Cuomo tours flooded-out Middleburgh on September 3, 2011. Via the GovernorAdnrewCuomo Flickr page. Governor Andrew Cuomo, who announced a new package of relief funds earmarked for flooded-out communities two weeks ago, will be talking about... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 - 5:39 pm
The Albany Times-Union's Capitol Confidential blog reports today that a coalition of U.S. representatives in the House has secured $338.6 million in funding for farmers affected by the Tropical Storm Irene flooding: Reps. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, and... Read more


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