By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2012 - 9:59 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will pay a visit to the Schoharie County town of Middleburgh today at 12:30 to make a public announcement about flood recovery in the area. Cuomo will be at the headquarters of the Middleburgh Fire Department, at 127 Railroad Avenue. On... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012 - 10:22 pm
The owners of the Freshtown supermarket in Margaretville, which has been closed since the Irene flooding last summer, publicly announced today that the store would reopen before June 1. They also say that the CVS pharmacy at the site, which was completely... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012 - 9:57 am
Two programs that have been helping with the local effort to rebuild and restore the region after the Irene and Lee floods announced application deadlines this week. A $2.5 million program for funding debris removal from streams in the New York City... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 30, 2012 - 11:34 pm
Freshtown, the Margaretville supermarket that is still closed seven months after it was heavily damaged in the Irene floods, announced to local officials this week that work is being done in the building, and they hope to be "fully operational" by June 1... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 30, 2012 - 5:22 pm
Above: Video taken by YouTube user mjanensch1 on Monday, August 29, 2011, showing heavy flood damage to Bridge Street and the Bridge Street Bridge in Phoenicia. Phoenicia's Bridge Street Bridge over the Esopus Creek, knocked out of commission by the Irene... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 - 12:25 pm
A January 9 meeting of town, county and village officials held to discuss flood recovery in Fleischmanns has become a political punching bag, as the village gets close to its improbably heated board of trustees election. The problem? Too many Fleischmanns... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 9, 2012 - 2:22 pm
Above: A video about Schoharie County after the devastating Irene and Lee floods, filmed by Schoharie Recovery. Schoharie Recovery is one of the partners in a regional recovery effort called SALT (Schoharie Area Long Term). Starting Monday, March 12,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2012 - 10:03 am
On Saturday, March 3, Prattsville held a Housing Expo and Home Improvement Show for homeowners looking to rebuild after the devastating Irene floods. The Daily Mail's Michael Ryan was on hand, and spoke to a few of Prattsville's determined residents: ...... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 2, 2012 - 11:10 am
Above: A house being built in Windham on February 3 following destruction by last fall's floods. Photo by Hans Pennink for FEMA. The Windham Journal reported this week that the town of Windham has actually received cold hard cash from the Federal... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 - 3:02 pm
Above: FEMA External Affairs Interns inspect the recovery effort in Prattsville on Feb. 22, 2012. Photo by Hans Pennink. Wednesday is the deadline for New York State towns and counties to submit lists of properties for a federal buyout program. Under the... Read more


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