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By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 2, 2011 - 12:10 pm
FEMA begins to set up shop at Belleayre. Photo by Fred Margulies. 9/2/11: Delaware County announced yesterday that the FEMA Delaware County Flood Recovery Center is open for business at Belleayre Ski Center today. Buses are running to take flood-affected... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 6:05 pm
This just in from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection: DEP will activate the Ashokan Reservoir Release Channel tomorrow, following a request from Ulster County, and with the agreement of the State Department of Environmental... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 3:22 pm
CORRECTION, 9/3: It seems the CCCC's press release (posted below) was premature. Diane Galusha of CWC, now serving as public information officer for the town of Middletown, informs us that CWC offices sustained damage in the flood, and will not be hosting... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 2:53 pm
Sari Botton captured this video of the Rondout Creek roaring through Rosendale on Sunday, August 28. Taken at the Keator Avenue bridge, looking east, around 5pm.
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 2:52 pm
I talked on the phone with Bill Moon, the Comissioner of Delaware County Social Services, this morning. He told me that the county is tracking down vehicles to launch a bus service that will ferry Margaretville, Arkville and Fleiscmanns residents between... Read more
By jes.vec on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 12:44 pm
Watershed Post contributor Jess Vecchione shot this video about the ongoing cleanup and rebuilding effort in Margaretville yesterday, where buildings on Main Street have been evacuated and may have to be taken down. Officials and cleanup coordinators also... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 10:49 am
Correspondent Marty Rosen was on the ground in Schoharie County yesterday morning and early afternoon, and sent us these photos of Middleburgh, where -- to add insult to Irene's already devastating injury -- a barn fire broke out around 11am yesterday.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 8:51 am
Above: A resident stranded on Oliverea Road, and video of the ravine in Rte. 47/Oliverea Road carved by floodwaters. Yesterday, emergency responders from Ulster County, the town of Shandaken, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 - 10:37 pm
This afternoon, WIOX ran a segment with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, FEMA officials, and various other state and county officials and first responders. Listen to it here. Call for volunteers! If anyone can transcribe this, please email us at [email protected] Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 - 8:03 pm
We did a special hour-long news segment today on WIOX in Roxbury, which has been broadcasting via livestream while their transmitter has been down. The segment has also been picked up by several other local radio stations, including WGXC in Catskill and... Read more

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