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 Friday, Mar. 1, 2013 - 4:25 pm
Above: The Empire State Railway Museum in Phoenicia on September 5, 2011, a week after Irene flooding damaged the building and grounds. Photo by Flickr user fixbuffalo; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group. Over a year and a half since the Irene... 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 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 Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 - 11:24 am
Prattsville lost a lot more than bricks and mortar in the Irene floods. The Daily Mail reports that most of the town's financial records for the 2011 fiscal year were destroyed in last year's epic flooding, making a proper audit of the town's books... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Sep. 1, 2012 - 1:05 pm
On Thursday, August 30, the village of Margaretville came together to reflect on the Irene floods. Local videographer Jess Vecchione produced the video above, using footage taken at the ceremony. In it, she juxtaposes shots of the incredible devastation... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 - 12:34 pm
It's a year to the day since flooding from Tropical Storm Irene pummelled upstate New York. While a lot of commemorative events have already happened over the past week, the next few weeks will see more (including a picnic in Maplecrest that is underway... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 - 5:58 pm
Above: A YouTube video from Prattsville's MudFest, held Saturday and Sunday, August 25 and 26. Video by Lance Wheeler. Over the weekend, several Catskills towns that got whomped by the Irene and Lee floods held events timed to commemorate the one-year... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 - 10:44 am
Prattsville residents are getting ready to get down and dirty this weekend. On August 28, 2011, Prattsville's Main Street was almost completely destroyed by the flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. A year later, don't expect the anniversary to be a somber... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jul. 23, 2012 - 10:50 am
Above: Dorothy Maffei in an Arkville warehouse where she and teams of volunteers stored tons of clothing donated after Tropical Storm Irene. Photo by Christopher Auger-Dominguez. This week in our Faces of the Flood series: How donations after a disaster... Read more


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