By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 - 7:05 pm
The leadership of the flood-ravaged Greene County town of Prattsville has been in limbo since November, when Republican Alan Huggins won the supervisor's race as a write-in candidate, then promptly resigned. But last night, the Prattsville town board re-... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 - 3:33 pm
Nineteenth-century stereoscopic image of a Catskills creek after a flood. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. The wheels of government turn slowly. Months after flooding from Irene and Lee struck the Catskills, several much-needed regional projects to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 - 12:19 pm
Above: Video from the Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin of Cuomo's visit to the Greater Binghamton Airport to sign flood relief legislation. The ceremony begins around the 5-minute mark; slide the bar to the 5-minute mark to skip ahead. This just in:... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 - 12:08 pm
Photo of Schoharie resident Clinton Manchester, who is living in a FEMA trailer while he rebuilds his house. From the caption: "FEMA is placing these units close to the homes of the hurricane survivors, enabling easy access as they rebuild." Taken by FEMA... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 - 4:04 pm
Photo of flood-damaged house taken in Margaretville, September 5, 2011. Taken by Flickr user fixbuffalo and posted to the Watershed Post Flickr pool. This just in from FEMA: The deadlines for filing a Proof of Loss claim through the National Flood... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 - 5:39 pm
The Albany Times-Union's Capitol Confidential blog reports today that a coalition of U.S. representatives in the House has secured $338.6 million in funding for farmers affected by the Tropical Storm Irene flooding: Reps. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, and... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 - 12:14 pm
Cobblestone Motel owner Kimberly Wendt with a wrecked fuel oil tank, which was lifted by floodwaters and wedged between two walls of the motel. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore.  After 62 years in operation, the Cobblestone Motel in Phoenicia closed down during... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 - 4:47 pm
Painting by local artist Alix Travis. One of several dozen items donated by local artists and craftspeople via the Catskill Mountain Artisans' Guild for a raffle to raise funds for flood relief. It all started with a quilt. On September 4, with... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 - 9:39 am
Photo from Prattsville Museum website. Beginning Friday, November 4, and continuing through Sunday, November 6, workshops will be held to develop long term recovery plans for Prattsville.  Residents are completing a survey (available online as well) and... Read more


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