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Flood tax relief bill passes state Senate

June 21, 2011 Legislation that would allow tax relief for some North Country property owners who have suffered flood damage passed the state Senate 62-0 Monday. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. more »»

United Way, CSEA union offer flood relief

June 15, 2011 PLATTSBURGH — The United Way of the Adirondack Region Inc. is offering mini-grants to help individuals and families with flood assistance. more »»

Village hires engineers to survey flood damage

June 14, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The village has hired the engineering firms Barton & Loguidice and AES Northeast to conduct an assessment of damage to village infrastructure caused by the spring floods. more »»

Obama declares NY disaster areas

June 11, 2011 President Barack Obama has declared a federal disaster in Essex, Franklin and 19 other New York counties that were hit by a series of fierce spring storms that triggered widespread flooding. more »»

Flood tax relief coming soon

June 8, 2011 ELIZABETHTOWN — Tax relief legislation will likely be introduced later this week that would allow assessment reductions for flood-damaged properties in the North Country. more »»

Essex County looking for tax breaks for flood damage

June 3, 2011 ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County supervisors hope the state will let them give a break on property taxes to people whose property sustained extensive damage due to recent flooding. more »»

Storm leaves scar on Whiteface

June 2, 2011 Heavy rain late last week caused a landslide on Whiteface Mountain, expanding an existing slid. more »»

More flooding damage in Wilmington, Jay

June 1, 2011 Flash flooding due to heavy rains over the weekend led to hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional damage to roads in Wilmington and Ja. more »»

Albany DEC dispatch fails during flooding

June 1, 2011 RAY BROOK — The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s central dispatch center in Albany was unable to communicate with forest rangers and other field staff while they were responding to... more »»

Little surveys flood damage in Tupper Lake

May 27, 2011 TUPPER LAKE — State Sen. Betty Little visited here Thursday to get an idea of how destructive flooding was in late March and early April. more »»

No worries over wells

May 25, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The village of Saranac Lake’s soon-to-be-new source of drinking water was not contaminated by the recent flooding of the Saranac River and will be protected from future flooding by th... more »»

Village wants to use housing grant for sewer repairs

May 25, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The village wants to use a $400,000 state grant that was originally targeted for a housing project to replace a failing sewer lin. more »»

Village seeks engineering firm to review flood damage

May 25, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The village Board of Trustees has given village Manager John Sweeney and other village staff the go-ahead to seek an engineering firm that will assess the infrastructure damage caused... more »»

Flooding fundraiser

May 23, 2011 TUPPER LAKE — Children swatted away black flies while fishing for rainbow trout in a stocked pond outside, while adults inside sampled the fare of four local chefs who were competing to win a cookin... more »»

Owens tours flood damage in Tupper Lake

May 21, 2011 TUPPER LAKE — Flood waters rushed in quickly in late April and early May, but federal and state funding to help with water damage may trickle in slowly, if at all. U.S. Rep. more »»

Owens tours Saranac Lake flood damage

May 20, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — U.S. more »»

Franklin Co. emergency services still waiting to hear on funding

May 20, 2011 MALONE — Franklin County officials are getting anxious to hear about state and federal assistance to help pay for flood relief and repair. more »»

Sandbags in storage

May 18, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The village is now the proud owner of thousands of sandbag. more »»

Flood damaged Tupper Lake wastewater treatment plant

May 18, 2011 TUPPER LAKE — Village officials are still dealing with the aftermath of flooding that inundated homes and roads in the area. more »»



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