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By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 - 5:39 pm
Above: A pile of surplus donated clothing abandoned in a parking lot in Staten Island one week after Hurricane Sandy. Source: NY1's November 5 report, "Staten Island Donation Centers Taking In More Than They Can Give Out." In the wake of a disaster like... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 - 12:26 pm
Above: Detail from a National Weather Service weather forecast map issued at 3:53 am today. Source: NWS Binghamton website. Forecasters are tracking a nor'easter that looks likely to dump snow and sleet across a wide swath of the northeastern U.S.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 - 10:48 am
The votes are in -- and although a few races still hang in the balance, most of the big contests were settled decisively. Incumbents across the region mostly fared well. Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand trounced Republican challenger Wendy Long... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 - 9:13 pm
Photo taken in Narrowsburg by Linda Slocum and Tony Ritter. Tony, a Tusten town councilman -- and Delaware River fishing guide -- tells us, "Those stumps with V-O-T-E were sawed from an 80 foot pine that snapped at the base during Sandy last Monday night... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 - 2:46 pm
As of Saturday, we are hearing reports and increasing social-media chatter about gas outages spreading north into Sullivan and Ulster County. If you have first-hand information about a gas outage -- or, better yet, a photo of a local station where gas is... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 11:53 am
Here's a list of dry ice locations in the Catskills today, compiled from Central Hudson's dry ice page, NYSEG's dry ice page, town websites, and our calls to several locations. Call if you can before you drive to make sure dry ice is there. We've provided... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 - 11:09 am
Although a few roads remain closed in Schoharie County, the region was spared much of Sandy's wrath. The county Emergency Management Office reports that a shelter set up at the Middleburgh Elementary School will close at noon on Tuesday.  Roads that are... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 4:06 pm
The Schoharie County Emergency Management Office just sent out an updated briefing that includes info on the levels of the dams on the Schoharie Creek that played such a large role in the flooding of the Schoharie Valley last year. The statement reports... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 4:00 pm
Throughout the weekend, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection has been making emergency releases from three of its upstate reservoirs -- the Schoharie, the Ashokan and the Neversink -- in an effort to create voids that can absorb some... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 8:24 pm
Tonight, President Obama granted New York State's request for a federal emergency declaration. The declaration will release federal resources in advance of Hurricane Sandy's arrival in the Catskills on Monday, and allow the Federal Emergency Management... Read more


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