By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 11:04 am
Update, 11:00am: The shelter currently operating at the upper lodge at Belleayre is still open, although the FEMA office at the lower lodge is closed for the day. From the Town of Middletown recovery website: The Belleayre Mountain Recovery Center is open... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 9:50 am
Update, 11:15am: DEP deputy commissioner Paul Rush confirms in a telephone conversation with the Watershed Post that the Gilboa Dam is NOT compromised and is NOT in danger of failure, and says that the water currently spilling over the top of the dam is... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 5, 2011 - 10:09 am
Just received from FEMA: Water, Meals Available at 5 Points of Distribution in Schoharie County; 1 Shelter Open for Local Victims   SCHOHARIE COUNTY – Disaster survivors can now pick up water and ready-to-eat meals at five Point of Distribution (POD)... 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 Lissa Harris on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 7:31 pm
Muddy, but defiant, in post-Irene downtown Middleburgh. Photo by Flickr user Janice Dean; posted by permission. She's got more photos of Middleburgh on Flickr, some of lists of items needed posted around town. We're collecting stories of Catskills... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 2:27 am
Town supervisor Dennis Richards Friday at the command post in the Middleburgh village office: Photo by Marty Rosen. Hurricane Irene plunged rural Schoharie County into a nightmare. During the storm last Sunday, emergency sirens blasted. Emergency... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 2, 2011 - 10:23 pm
MIDDLEBURGH - Debris from flood damage being collected near the Middleburgh High School: Photo by Marty Rosen  Our Schoharie County correspondent, Marty Rosen, visited the beleaguered Schoharie County town of Middleburgh today to find a town without... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 10:49 am
Correspondent Marty Rosen was on the ground in Schoharie County yesterday morning and early afternoon, and sent us these photos of Middleburgh, where -- to add insult to Irene's already devastating injury -- a barn fire broke out around 11am yesterday.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 - 6:18 pm
NYS Assemblyman Peter Lopez breaks down about his Schoharie-County-based family losing everything. while talking to reporter Terry Doyle today. Listen here. Facebook resource for Schoharie County photos. 6pm Monday, 8/29/11: Photographic proof that the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 - 12:45 pm
12:25pm Monday 8/29/11: Above: Raw video of Governor Andrew Cuomo's helicopter ride over flooded-out Prattsville, Middleburgh, and Schoharie. Widespread, dramatic flooding. Footage via StateofPolitics on YouTube. Here's a still from the video of where... Read more


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