Hurricane Sandy

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 Jason Dole on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 - 12:42 pm
Above: Loch Sheldrake resident Della Weekes, who stopped by the Red Cross shelter at the Sullivan County Community College Field House on Friday to warm up and have a shower before going to work. All photos by Jason Dole. Every day, electricity returns... Read more
By Jason Dole on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 9:28 pm
Hurricane Sandy shook up many aspects of public and private life in Sullivan County, but the elections will go on much the same as always. Only two polling places will be changed due to complications following the storm, a Board of Elections official told... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 3:18 pm
Sullivan County posted its latest update on warming stations, power outages and road closures today at 1pm. Read the report in full below: SULLIVAN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGMENTHURRICANE SANDY RESOURCE UPDATE: November 2, 2012 | 1:00pm • NYSEG Dry Ice... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 2:16 pm
Above: An Alliant Energy crew repairing power lines ravaged by Hurricane Sandy in Woodstock on Thurdsday, November 1, 2012. Photos by Anne Pyburn Craig. Gregory Brouwer and his Alliant Energy crew left Iowa at 6am Sunday and drove two and a half days to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 12:52 pm
Update: Sullivan County issued another update about warming stations and shelters at 1pm. See it by clicking here. At 10am today, Sullivan County manager David Fanslau issued an update about conditions in Sullivan County, where power outages and road... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 11:07 am
Woodland Valley is one of the few neighborhoods in Shandaken where the power is still out today, four days after the storm. Carol Seitz, the president of the Woodland Community Association, has been blogging about the valley's experience of the storm at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 10:58 am
Update: Two more locations for dry ice have been added in Sullivan County (Claryville FD and Highland Town Hall). Source: 1pm update from Sullivan County. Update: Two locations for dry ice have been added in Sullivan County. Source: Sullivan County's... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 10:04 am
The latest road closures, according to the Ulster County Sandy update page, as of 8am this morning:  Town Road Closure List Cross Street 1 Cross Street 2 Problem Jurisdiction Denning Yagerville Rd/Cty Rt 46 Phill Martin Rd Mill Rd Hanging Wires County... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 6:22 pm
Headed downstate? Gas up before you go. On Wednesday afternoon, local filmmaker Jessica Vecchione captured footage for this sped-up film of a drive from upstate New York to New Jersey, via the New York State Thruway, NJ-17 and the Garden State Parkway.... Read more

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