Delaware County Irene update
8/29/11 - 4:15 pm
Above: Photo of CVS building in Margaretillve before it reportedly collapsed today. Photo by Julia Green Marks. More on Facebook.
4:10pm: The state of emergency has been lifted across Delaware County except for the towns of Middletown (Margaretville, Fleischmanns, and Arkville) and Roxbury. Middletown residents have a curfew from 5pm to dawn. This isn't carte blanche to drive around, though -- authorities are cautioning that residents should only drive if necessary, and be careful of flooding, downed trees, and live wires.
Latest from Delaware County Emergency Services:
August 29, 2011 1600 hours
Subject: Delaware County State of Emergency Lifted with the exception of the Towns of Middletown and Roxbury.
Delaware County Board Chairman James E. Eisel Sr. has lifted the State of Emergency with the exception of the Towns of Middletown and Roxbury, thanking everyone for their patience and assistance during this emergency situation.
The State of Emergency is now only in effect for the towns of Middletown and Roxbury. All roads in these towns remain closed. Delaware County will remain under a travel advisory asking that residents travel with care as work on highways and bridges, clearing trees and the repair of downed wires will continue in the near term.
Beginning tonight and until further notice, the Town of Middletown will be under curfew from 5PM to dawn. Only emergency and essential personnel are to be out during curfew.
Delaware County offices will be open tomorrow.
2:10pm: Latest from Delaware County Emergency Services:
Subject: Relief Center(s)
Beginning today Delaware County Social Services will have personnel at Margaretville Methodist Church on Church Street. Help is available for people seeking emergency assistance, food stamps or other immediate needs.
For questions and concerns the center can be reached at 845-586-4764 or call the Emergency Operation Center at 607-746-9600 for further information.
1:45pm, Monday, 8/29/11: At 11:30am, Delaware County Emergency Services restricted travel to Margaretville, Fleischmanns and Andes to emergency personnel only. Here's the press release:
The Villages of Margaretville and Fleischmanns are under a state of emergency. The damage is extensive and clean up and repair crews need to operate without the interference of unnecessary onlookers. Roads are officially closed. Please refrain from traveling to view the damage as this is hampering recovery efforts.
Sunday, 8/28/11: This just in from Delaware County Emergency Services:
By order of the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors a State of Emergency has been declared for Delaware County effective immediately. All travel is restricted to emergency personnel and essential employees. The Emergency Operations Center is fully staffed and activated. All roads in the County are closed to all travel.
Do not attempt to cross flooded roadways or downed power lines. Please report any flooded roads, downed trees or power lines to the Delaware County Emergency Operations Center at 607-746-9600. For assistance please contact the EOC or call 911.
|COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR SALE OR RENT|
|Come join our largest street fair of the season on Saturday May 24th|
|Used kayak sale this weekend|
|Product Protection Plans are now available at The Catalog Outlet!|
|New Reclining Living Room Collection Sale Priced, Only While Supplies Last!|
|Senior-ize or Sell - Informative Seminar|
|Could it be Spring is officially in the air?|
|Easter Made-Easy with Cheesequick!|
|The 'Wedding Dresser' In Detail|
|Penthouse Roof Garden, Great Jones Place, NYC|
|A Home In Jeffersonville, NY Part 3: It Begins With The Drawings.|
|RELAY FOR LIFE BINGO NIGHT AT THE ANDES HOTEL APRIL 19th|
|LAST WEEKEND FOR CATSGUILD SALE IN DELHI|
|SALE @ DELHI ARTISANS GUILD|
|SALE @ CATSGUILD starts Thursday|
|2nd Annual Spring Sale @ Catskill Mountain Artisans Guild|
|One of the Nation’s First “Autism-Friendly” Emergency Departments Provides Customized, Compassionate Care|
|HealthAlliance Takes Strides to Engage the Community|
|Lyon Mountain Blue Barn Antiques & Collectibles Highest Quality -- Best Prices|
|Lyon Mountain Blue Barn Antiques and Collectibles Highest Quality - Best Prices|
|This week's new additions|
|Don't Stress The Commute...|
|Turn Key Commercial Building|
|Your Peaceful Country Getaway, Just Two Hours from the Tappan Zee!|
|The Fish are Biting in the Great Western Catskills|
|Win $10,000 Cash at the Delaware County Chamber’s 15th Annual Golf Tournament|
|Andes..."Land in the Sky"|
|Erik and Fernando find their Dream Home!|
|Looking for a gathering place?|
|Soup stylin' with the Fleischmanns!|
|Cabins with Quarter-Mile of Esopus Frontage!|
|Lovely Home in Greene NY!|
|Easter lambs for sale|
|DOORWAYS OF SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE|
|Emerson Resort presents the Velsani Antique Fair|