Hurricane Sandy

By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 - 5:54 pm
Above: A house near Schoharie, NY after Irene in 2011. Photo by fixBuffalo, via the Watershed Post Flickr pool.  Communities across the Catskills have a shot at $3 million each to help them rebuild after the ravages of Hurricanes Sandy and Irene and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2013 - 12:41 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the deadline for registering for individual FEMA aid in 13 Sandy-affected counties will be extended, from March 29 to April 13, 2013. Among the 13 counties eligible for individual FEMA aid for Sandy storm losses... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 - 3:10 pm
The governors of New York and New Jersey are publicly venting outrage over a decision by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to adjourn on Tuesday night without voting on a critical Hurricane Sandy relief bill. This afternoon, New York... Read more
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 Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 - 8:46 am
Above: Firefighters from Olive helped a Long Beach firefighter gut his flood-damaged home after Hurricane Sandy. Photos contributed by Chris Winne. Chris Winne, the chief of the Olive Fire Department, sent these photos last week of a trip five Olive... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 - 12:41 pm
Dear Editor, As our neighbors in the Greater New York region to continue to struggle with the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, we know that many also suffered upstate, particularly along the Hudson River. The flooding damaged homes, businesses and public... 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 Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 - 4:30 pm
Above: Esopus Fire Department firefighters taking a break from volunteering for Sandy relief at the beach on Long Island last week. Photo by Randi Port, via the Esopus Fire Department Facebook page. We asked our readers for photos of Catskills emergency... Read more


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