By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 - 10:46 am
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that the deadline to register for federal aid in the wake of Hurricane Sandy has been extended past December 31 to January 28. Residents in counties hard-hit by the storm, including Ulster and Sullivan county in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 - 10:54 am
The Federal Emergency Management Agency set up a Disaster Recovery Center at the Hudson River Maritime Musuem in Kingston on Monday. The center will be open every weekday through Friday, December 7 to help businesses and individuals who were affected by... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 - 11:29 am
Above: January 2012 photo of contractors at a staging area in Cobleskill preparing to haul a three-bedroom temporary housing unit to a site in Prattsville, for survivors of the Irene floods. Photo by Hans Pennink; from FEMA website. The Washington... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 - 9:39 am
On Friday morning, the Federal Emergency Management Agency opened three centers in Sullivan County to help local residents who were affected by Sandy with the process of applying for federal aid. The centers are located in the towns of Liberty, Bethel and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 - 1:11 pm
Above: A Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York truck makes a local delivery in Kiamesha Lake soon after Sandy's arrival in the region, October 31, 2012. Photo by John of Catskills Photography; shared in the Watershed Post Flickr group pool. Good... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 - 10:35 am
Sullivan and Ulster counties are on a list of New York State counties declared eligible for individual aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, along with the lower Hudson Valley and New York City metropolitan area. Both counties have also asked... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 - 11:11 am
Above: A gas station without gas in Fallsburg on Friday, November 2. Photo by Jason Dole.  Thousands of households are still without power today as a Nor'easter bearing six inches of snow heads for the Catskills on Wednesday.  The vast majority of those... 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
By Andrew Wyrich on Friday, Jun. 8, 2012 - 4:09 pm
The Schoharie Fire Department's current temporary location on Fort Road, and the future site of the rebuilt Niagara Engine Co. No. 6. Photo by Matt Brisley. After having seven and a half feet of water flow through it in last year’s floods, Niagara Engine... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 - 12:25 pm
A January 9 meeting of town, county and village officials held to discuss flood recovery in Fleischmanns has become a political punching bag, as the village gets close to its improbably heated board of trustees election. The problem? Too many Fleischmanns... Read more


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