power outages

By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:32 am
Above: Power outages in Schoharie County, according to National Grid's outage map.  Power outages are dotted across five Catskills counties on Friday, Aug. 21, with thousands of households in the dark in Schoharie County and hundreds without power in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:01 am
About 13,250 Central Hudson customers in Greene and Albany counties were left in the dark late Monday night, after a downed wire cut power to a large area.  The outage occurred around 9:30 pm on Monday night, and was restored by around 1 am Tuesday,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 28, 2014 - 11:21 am
More than 3,100 households in Delaware County were without power this morning, across an area that included most of NYSEG's customers in the towns of Stamford, Kortright and Harpersfield.  As of around 10:45 a.m., a NYSEG power outage map was reporting... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 - 12:03 pm
A snapped utility pole in front of Tom's Tire Barn in Walton early Monday morning. Photos by LeAnne Browning; reproduced with permission. A windstorm that moved through the Catskills region in the early-morning hours of Monday, Nov. 18 hit especially hard... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 - 8:39 pm
Above: Adirondack chairs strewn across a Delaware County backyard by Monday's windstorms. Photographer Gerry Gomez Pearlberg, who shared the photo with us, said the winds tossed the chairs 20 or 30 feet. Heavy rainstorms and high winds that swept across... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 12, 2013 - 10:53 am
In the unlikely event that you've lost power and are still able to read this post, keep your fridge door shut, say officials at Delaware County Public Health Services, who sent out a press release this morning warning that food can spoil quickly when the... 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 Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 - 12:26 pm
Above: Detail from a National Weather Service weather forecast map issued at 3:53 am today. Source: NWS Binghamton website. Forecasters are tracking a nor'easter that looks likely to dump snow and sleet across a wide swath of the northeastern U.S.... 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 Jason Dole on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 - 6:54 pm
Above: Six trees landed on this house in Woodridge. A seventh was somehow able to resist the building's attractive powers. Photos by Jason Dole.  Jason Dole has been covering the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Sullivan County for the Watershed Post. Here... Read more


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