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Lawmakers seek reduced assessments for heavily damaged Essex Co. properties

October 26, 2011 Essex County supervisors want the state to pass legislation allowing assessors to reduce property values on homes substantially damaged by disasters. more »»

Deadline to apply for FEMA aid nears

October 21, 2011 A representative with the Federal Emergency Management Agency has an important message for victims of flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Irene: Don’t procrastinate. more »»

After Irene: Students honored for efforts

October 19, 2011 CLINTONVILLE — Four AuSable Valley High School students were honored Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Bill Owens for their efforts to help those in need after Tropical Storm Iren. more »»

Loj Road bridge complete

October 19, 2011 LAKE PLACID — Construction of a new bridge over North Meadow Brook on Adirondack Loj Road is complete. more »»

Volunteers plant trees by rivers

October 15, 2011 KEENE — Close to 100 people braved the rain Friday morning to plant trees in communities along the AuSable River devastated by Tropical Storm Iren. more »»

Weary Irene, Lee victims in Catskills mired in red tape

October 12, 2011 WINDHAM — Tropical storms Irene and Lee have left its victims tired and frustrated more than a month after the back-to-back disasters swamped homes, washed away roads and upended lives. more »»

Keene works through brook-repair obstacles after Irene

October 12, 2011 KEENE — Repairs along waterways in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene was the main topic of discussion at the town board meeting last night. more »»

After Irene: DEC says to plant trees by rivers

October 11, 2011 KEENE VALLEY — Two upcoming events are geared at restoring waterways damaged during and in the aftermath of the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene on Aug. 28. more »»

Groups to meet on post-Irene AuSable River study

October 6, 2011 ELIZABETHTOWN — Lawmakers from Essex County will convene in AuSable Forks next month to discuss a long-term mitigation plan for the AuSable River after major flooding significantly altered its... more »»

Jay disaster recovery center slated for closure

October 4, 2011 A Disaster Recovery Center in the town of Jay will close this Friday, according to a representative with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. more »»

Hay sought for southern New York storm-victim farms

October 4, 2011 MALONE — Franklin County’s Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Bureau and Cornell Cooperative Extension are working together on a hay drive for farmers devastated by severe flooding as a... more »»

Anglers want the hook for bulldozers in brooks

October 1, 2011 The New York State Council of Trout Unlimited weighed in this week on the work being done in Adirondack rivers and streams. In a letter to Gov. more »»

Temporary housing now available for flood victims

September 30, 2011 The Federal Emergency Management Agency is sending temporary housing units to New York for people displaced by recent flooding. Sen. more »»

Irene damaged Whiteface infrastructure

September 30, 2011 WILMINGTON — Flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Irene damaged critical snowmaking infrastructure at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center on Aug. 28. more »»

High Falls Gorge set to reopen this weekend

September 30, 2011 WILMINGTON — High Falls Gorge will mark its reopening, following devastating flooding in the spring and fall with a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday morning. The celebration is set for 11 a.m. more »»

Local official asks governor for river management plan

September 29, 2011 While the work continues in the field, pushing to finish up before the Oct. more »»

New alliance asks for river work to halt

September 29, 2011 Standing near Styles Brook in the town of Keene Tuesday, Mary Lashway looked around at the dirt-covered landscape that was first torn up by Tropical Storm Irene and was now being worked over by heav... more »»

Schumer, Gillibrand announce release of highway funds

September 29, 2011 WASHINGTON — The state of New York will get emergency funds to address damage to highways and bridges caused by Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

FEMA finds extra disaster aid money just in time (update)

September 27, 2011 WASHINGTON — Faced with the imminent possibility of running out of money this week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency scoured every financial nook and cranny to come up with enough money to... more »»

 
 

 

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