SCHOHARIE

Puzzle contest to aid Schoharie Valley flood relief

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Businesses in Schoharie County are joining forces with the flood recovery organization SALT to help draw guests and donations for the valley, which is still reeling from flood damage from the storms of 2011.
 
SCHOHARIE

Schoharie housing project gets $4M boost

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The village of Schoharie will soon see scores of new residents thanks to nearly $4 million in tax credits and low-interest government loans allotted to a Main Street housing development.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Post-Irene stream bed work approaching start

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Design plans for Schoharie County’s massive post-Irene stream reconstruction project reached a milestone Friday and officials this week said work is expected to begin within months.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

FEMA to foot $7 million of Schoharie County repair bill

Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to provide almost $7 million for repairs to the Schoharie County Office Complex.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Disaster prep is key to Schoharie County farm grants

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Schoharie County farmers can get up to $50,000 from a new matching grant program, but they have to be prepared for the next disaster to qualify for the money.
 
Fundraising effort will help flood victims get back home
MIDDLEBURGH

Fundraising effort will help flood victims get back home

Thursday, March 14, 2013
SALT Director Sarah Goodrich announced Thursday the end of a successful campaign sparked by Cobleskill-based Fenimore Asset Management.
 
Flooded Schoharie County homes to come down
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Flooded Schoharie County homes to come down

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Demolition will begin next month on 37 homes approved last month for a federal hazard mitigation program, shrinking the population near the Schoharie Creek and other waterways in Schoharie County.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Irene, Lee aid likely with federal billions for Sandy recovery

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Local post-flood rebuilding efforts would get a multimillion-dollar boost under a recovery plan New York state submitted to the federal government Tuesday.
 
Schoharie fire department unveils temporary home
SCHOHARIE

Schoharie fire department unveils temporary home

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
It may just be a pole barn, but the new three-bay garage serving as the temporary home of Niagara Engine Co. No. 6 is more than a building; it’s a symbol of gradual flood recovery.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Deadline nears for flood relief donation pledge

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013
A quarter-million dollars in donations for flood victims will turn into $500,000 if Schoharie Area Long Term can raise the last $15,000 by the end of the month.
 
Insurance cost hike faces Irene, Lee flood victims
SCHOHARIE

Insurance cost hike faces Irene, Lee flood victims

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
The cost of flood insurance will shoot up this year as a federal law that changed the program takes effect.
 
Flood recovery group thanks church for space with paint job
ROTTERDAM JUNCTION

Flood recovery group thanks church for space with paint job

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013
Volunteers did some touch-up work Saturday at the St. Margaret of Cortona Church rectory, effectively the command center for all recovery efforts in Rotterdam Junction since massive flooding upended lives there in August 2011.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Storm replanting gets share of grant

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013
Planting greenery to restore land denuded by Tropical Storm Irene is among projects sharing $50,000 in grant money from the state’s new Mohawk River Basin Program.
 
Schoharie recovery group honored for efforts
SCHOHARIE

Schoharie recovery group honored for efforts

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013
SALT’s board of directors got a morale boost Tuesday after hearing words of praise — and thanks — from national disaster response leaders.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Assemblyman: Don’t tax storm rebuilding supplies

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
A local assemblyman is joining his colleagues in a call for New York state to stop lining its pockets by taxing building supplies that flood victims are buying to recover from natural disasters.
 
Charity storage site poses Cobleskill business conflict
COBLESKILL

Charity storage site poses Cobleskill business conflict

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Tons of furniture, clothing, housewares and appliances, most of it used, still sit in neat rows inside the former Guilford Mills factory building in Cobleskill, part of a massive collection of donations offered for victims of Tropical Storm Irene.
 
Flood recovery groups remain active, needed
ROTTERDAM JUNCTION

Flood recovery groups remain active, needed

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012
The volunteer effort aimed at helping flood victims fix up their homes is winding down, but loose ends remain.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

FEMA to help pay for boarding Schoharie County inmates

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
Schoharie County has learned it won’t have to cover the entire cost of boarding inmates while its flood-wrecked jail remains out of commission, but it still doesn’t know whether the jail can be rebuilt or a replacement will have to be constructed from scratch.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Survey finds Irene debris still littering banks of Schoharie Creek

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012
Montgomery County’s independent surveying team had a lot to report when they completed their three-week debris-mapping project along the Schoharie Creek.
 
AMSTERDAM

Irene recovery effort faces hurdles in Montgomery County

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
The Montgomery County Long Term Recovery Committee has a lot to do, not just in Mohawk Valley homes still soggy from Tropical Storm Irene, but within its own structure.
 
Irene left Blenheim road on the edge, literally
BLENHEIM

Irene left Blenheim road on the edge, literally

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
The town of Blenheim is planning to reroute Cole Hollow Road before part of the roadway plummets down a 100-foot ravine.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Volunteers take a break after rebuilding homes in Schoharie Valley

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
Nearly 20 families forced from their homes by last year’s flooding will be back by Christmas following post-disaster recovery efforts coordinated by a team of Green Shirts from the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee’s Disaster Response Services.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Money stalls flood buyouts in Schoharie County

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
An effort to buy out dozens of flooded properties could stall if Schoharie County municipalities and homeowners don’t come up with at least $1.7 million in matching funds.
 
FEMA approves $12M for canal fixes
CAPITAL REGION

FEMA approves $12M for canal fixes

Monday, Dec. 3, 2012
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has now approved more than $12 million in disaster funding for repairs to the state canal system.
 
Schoharie County making case to replace bridge
NORTH BLENHEIM

Schoharie County making case to replace bridge

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
When Schoharie County officials learned their post-flood rebuilding goals for the historic Blenheim Covered Bridge were deemed “ineligible for funding,” they were surprised.
 
 

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