NY Rising

By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm
Above: Photo of the Bull Run culvert passing under Main Street in Margaretville, the site of a proposed flood mitigation project that may be carried out with funds from the NY Rising program. Photo by Tetra Tech; from the Margaretville NY Rising Committee... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014 - 4:23 pm
A year after it was begun, a New York State program to help homeowners pay for damage inflicted by Irene, Lee and Sandy is coming to a close. The NY Rising Housing Recovery Program, which funds repair, mortgage assistance, flood mitigation and buyouts of... Read more
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
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