Hurricane Irene

By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 10:56 am
WGXC 90.7FM in Greene County had a reporter at Tuesday's emergency meeting for flood-ravaged farmers at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Agroforestry Resource Center in Acra. The full audio of the meeting is available by clicking here. Earlier, on 9/13/... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 10:05 am
Downtown Phoenicia. Photo by Daniel Case, via Wikimedia Commons. In this case “you” refers to anyone who periodically enjoys spending time -- and, preferably, a little money also -- inside Shandaken. With only a few exceptions, the town is open and ready... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011 - 6:01 pm
Lissa Harris in the WIOX studio. Photo by Julia Reischel. After two weeks of airing special hour-long, all-flooding-all-the-time episodes of our weekly radio show, the Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour, today we're back to airing our standard 30-minute... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 7:31 pm
Jenn Schuman, the host of the WIOX 91.3FM radio show Java with Jenn and Friends, made a visit to flood-ravaged Prattsville yesterday. She filed this report, which aired on WIOX this morning. Above: A damaged home in Prattsville. Photo by FEMA. -- Julia... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 5:06 pm
Jody Rossitz, Big Indian/Oliverea Fire Chief, acknowledging applause at Monday's Shandaken Town Board Meeting, September 12, 2011: Photo by Rusty Mae Moore A crowd of 45 Shandaken residents told the Shandaken Town Board on Monday that they were concerned... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 12:10 pm
To help our readers and neighbors navigate the confusing bureaucracy of flood recovery, we've uploaded the NY OEM's Disaster Assistance Handbook onto our site and Scribd, an online-document service. This is one of the most complete guides to disaster... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 - 10:41 am
The Catskill Watershed Corporation will hold a special meeting at their office, at 905 Main Street, Margaretville, at 10am on Tuesday, September 13. The topic: Potential assistance programs for flood victims in New York City's Catskill-Delaware watershed... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 9, 2011 - 5:35 pm
The Watershed Post is hosting hour-long live blog sessions on Catskills flooding and its aftermath at 6pm on weekdays. Join us tonight for a general discussion below. Catskills flooding/recovery liveblog September 9, 2011
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 2:02 pm
From Diane Galusha, public information officer for the Town of Middletown. [Additions: Andes School also closed early today, around 12:45: I know this for a fact, because my seventh-grade cousin is currently sitting at my kitchen table. Also, we have been... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 10:16 am
10:15am: The order to evacuate Prattsville immediately has been taken down a notch, according to Shaun Groden, the Greene County administrator, who was just on WRIP in Windham again a moment ago. Groden is now saying that Prattsville residents should be... Read more


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