By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 1:02 pm
1pm: The latest from Rob Stanley: The water has receded. We'll continue our command post here in Phoenicia at least through Friday. We're looking at at least two storms coming through on Friday. For anybody that may have been inundated by floodwater... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 12:58 pm
We'll be doing another special flooding edition of our radio show at 1pm today. Listen live by clicking here.
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 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 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 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
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 2:51 pm
Dredging the Stony Clove this morning. Photo and video by Marilyn Manning. Our Shandaken correspondent Tom Rinaldo spoke with Shandaken Town Supervisor Rob Stanley this morning. One big story: Today, town officials are taking advantage of emergency... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 1:27 pm
This just in from folks in Shandaken: Shandaken Healing Ceremony 2PM Today, 3rd September Parish Field Phoenicia, NY A gathering of community following the devastation of the flood. Bring your voice, a bowl and a candle.
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 11:25 pm
Our Shandaken correspondent, Tom Rinaldo, did a tour of the damage in Shandaken caused by Hurricane Irene this week. This is his report, with additional reporting by Julia Reischel, Aaron Bennet, and Carol Seitz. Above: Woodland Valley Bridge during Irene... Read more


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