Hurricane Irene

By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 - 3:04 pm
Above: A house in Schoharie County after the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Photo by fixbuffalo, via the Watershed Post Flickr pool. The Associated Press ran an in-depth feature story about flood victims mired in red tape in Greene and Schoharie... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 - 11:20 am
Graham Merk, chairman of the Windham Chamber of Commerce, is providing an office space at the IA Financial Building at 5419 Main Street in Windham for Small Business Administration officer Jim Elens.  Mr. Elens will be available until at least Friday,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 - 8:47 pm
Above: Flickr slideshow of photos from the reopening of the Boiceville Supermarket IGA, Thursday, October 13, 2011. Photos by Julia Reischel. Shopping for groceries isn't generally one of life's more festive activities. But in Boiceville today, it felt... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 - 11:03 am
Phyllis Parrish receives a check for $171,790 from Randy MacDonald. Parrish is a board member of the Windham Chapter of the Catskill Mountain Foundation and Mr MacDonald is a managing partner of the Windham Mountain Partners. Photo courtesy of Beth Barry... Read more
By wateradmin on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 - 6:14 pm
Photo of closed-off bridge to the village of Margaretville, in the town of Middletown, taken August 29, 2011. Posted to the Watershed Post Flickr pool by photographer Christopher Mooney. Elected officials in Middletown are seeking to keep the town budget... Read more
By wateradmin on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 - 10:43 am
The Windham-Ashland-Jewett Board of Education is asking for the approval of town voters to borrow up to $4 million, through the sale of bonds and notes, to cover flood damages. A vote on the measure will be held through a school bond election on November... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 - 9:21 am
Video of flooding in Boiceville along Route 28, September 2011. By Youtube user foghat1987. The floods of Irene and Lee have claimed another casualty: The Trail Motel, a longtime fixture on Route 28 in Boiceville. The Daily Freeman has a feature today... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 - 10:14 pm
Video: New York State senator John Bonacic inspects flooding at the Amphenol manufacturing facility in Sidney on September 9, 2011. From Bonacic's YouTube channel. After sustaining major damage from flooding twice in five years, Amphenol -- one of... Read more
By Carol La Monda on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 - 1:35 pm
Photo by Flickr user Jeremy Bernstein. Published under Creative Commons license. Help!  We have too many capital letters in the alphabet as we try to repair damage from Hurricanes Irene and Lee and the recent deluge.  I am convinced that if we could just... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 - 3:46 pm
Photo of temporary housing units in North Carolina by FEMA. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced last week that they are delivering temporary housing units to Cobleskill, to be distributed to flood victims in New York State who cannot find... Read more


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