By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 4:05 pm
This just in from Diane Galusha, the newly-minted Middletown Information Officer. The town of Middletown and its flood-ravaged hamlets and villages (Margaretville, Arkville, Fleischmanns) has a new source for up-to-date, official information: a Middletown... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 2, 2011 - 8:58 pm
Delaware County Human Services has put together a fleet of free shuttle buses that will ferry hurricane victims to and from the Delhi Price Chopper, the Oneonta Wal-Mart, and  the Disaster Assistance Center on Belleayre Mountain starting tomorrow. Here's... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 2, 2011 - 12:10 pm
FEMA begins to set up shop at Belleayre. Photo by Fred Margulies. 9/2/11: Delaware County announced yesterday that the FEMA Delaware County Flood Recovery Center is open for business at Belleayre Ski Center today. Buses are running to take flood-affected... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 6:43 pm
From Bonnie Hamilton, Public Health Director for Delaware County: Be Safe After a Flood Contaminated water can contain microorganisms that cause diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, or other headaches, symptoms…so make sure you disinfect all water... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 3:56 pm
Jason Wadler, partner in Wadler Brothers Home Center, just called to say that his store in Fleischmanns is open for business. "We are not doing deliveries this week unless it's a flood emergency, but we are open in the store. We've got plenty of cleaning... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 3:22 pm
CORRECTION, 9/3: It seems the CCCC's press release (posted below) was premature. Diane Galusha of CWC, now serving as public information officer for the town of Middletown, informs us that CWC offices sustained damage in the flood, and will not be hosting... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 2:52 pm
I talked on the phone with Bill Moon, the Comissioner of Delaware County Social Services, this morning. He told me that the county is tracking down vehicles to launch a bus service that will ferry Margaretville, Arkville and Fleiscmanns residents between... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 2:44 pm
This came in yesterday from Shandaken Supervisor Rob Stanley: Town of Shandaken PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2011 Town Supervisor Robert A. Stanley reports that due to Hurricane Irene, Belleayre Mountain is still open as an... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 2:36 pm
Carol O'Beirne sent us this info yesterday. Our apologies for not being able to post until now: Two sites are set up and open as of today, Wed, Aug. 31. The Town of Middletown announced late yesterday that there will be two temporary Dumping Sites set up... Read more
By jes.vec on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 12:44 pm
Watershed Post contributor Jess Vecchione shot this video about the ongoing cleanup and rebuilding effort in Margaretville yesterday, where buildings on Main Street have been evacuated and may have to be taken down. Officials and cleanup coordinators also... Read more


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