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 Andrea Girolamo on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 - 1:11 pm
This weekend, the Bearsville Theater will host a benefit for Sandy relief, with music for the whole family. The event, which takes place on Saturday, December 22nd from noon to three p.m. in the Theater Lounge, features Uncle Rock, Story Laurie & Ira... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 22, 2012 - 9:45 am
Above: Carl Chipman, supervisor of the town of Rochester, and Art Snyder, the director of Ulster County Emergency Management, displaying a map of Rochester Chipman used during Irene to coordinate emergency response at the disaster officials workship this... 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 Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 - 12:44 pm
Above: A photo taken by a Watershed Post reader in Fleischmanns Park on August 31, 2011, after the Irene floods. Six months later, Fleischmanns still must undertake millions of dollars' worth of rebuilding work, which has been stalled while the village... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 - 9:49 am
Photo of hammer and nail by Flickr user Mike Bitzenhofer. Published under Creative Commons license. On Saturday, March 3, the flood-ravaged town of Prattsville will host a housing expo and home improvement show, featuring contractors, architects,... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 - 11:52 am
Editor's note: The Freshtown supermarket in Margaretville, owned by the Katz family, was flooded during last August's Tropical Storm Irene. Six months later, it is still closed. -- Julia Reischel Dear Editor, I took a ride today, to Prattsville. I haven'... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 - 7:00 pm
Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced the awarding of grants of roughly $50,000 each by the New York Department of State to 13 towns and villages in upstate New York, for rebuilding from the Irene and Lee floods. The list of awardees includes the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 - 10:18 am
Diane Brown, the director of the Community Foundation for South Central New York, called us this week to tell us that her organization has $100,000 to give away to flood-damaged nonprofits in Delaware, Broome, Chenango, Otsego and Tioga counties. The... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 - 12:52 pm
A photo of a Catskills streambank post-Irene, from the Catskill Watershed Corporation website. Five months after the Irene and Lee floods, streams all across the Catskills region are still clogged with downed trees, trash, pieces of trailers, and other... Read more


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