CARS HOMES JOBS
 
SCHOHARIE

Workers gain skills in Schoharie storm cleanup

Monday, Aug. 6, 2012
Local officials have looked warily at the mangled trees and other debris lining the shores of flooded waterways since tropical storms Irene and Lee left a mess behind.
 
SCHOHARIE

Schoharie gets $50K to help businesses recover from flood

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012
The village of Schoharie will put a focus on economic development and Main Street businesses with the help of nearly $50,000 in state funding announced Wednesday by the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
 
WATERFORD & HALFMOON

AmeriCorps crew to assist flood victims

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Seven Ameri-Corps volunteers will assist Waterford Long-Term Care Coalition volunteers helping flood victims clean up and repair property and homes damaged last August by tropical storms Irene and Lee.
 
Flooded Schoharie County farms getting back on their feet
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Flooded Schoharie County farms getting back on their feet

Sunday, July 22, 2012
Last summer's flooding hit local farmers at a particularly bad time: late summer, when many of their crops are just about ready to be picked. Farmers typically borrow money in the spring with the expectation that they’ll be able to pay off their debts in the fall, when their investment yields a bountiful harvest.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

FEMA tells Schoharie County no aid for historic bridge, jail costs

Saturday, July 21, 2012
The Blenheim Covered Bridge is being considered an artifact — akin to a vase or a painting — by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and as such FEMA is not going to help replace it, County Treasurer William Cherry said Friday.
 
SCHOHARIE

Irene: $7.9M in grants offer help to flooded businesses

Friday, July 20, 2012
Farms and funeral homes, dentists and lawyers, historic sites and educational institutions are among hundreds of beneficiaries in line for state grant funding announced Thursday.
 
Irene: State to help restore streams
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Irene: State to help restore streams

Saturday, July 14, 2012
State funding — including more than $5 million for Schoharie County — will relieve taxpayers of the local share of costs for projects to restore streams damaged during last year’s tropical storms.
 
SCHOHARIE

FEMA to help rebuild Schoharie firehouse

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will cover the bulk of the cost to rebuild the Niagara Engine Co. No. 6 firehouse. But the fire station — put out of commission by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene — will be rebuilt down the road, not on Grand Street, where it has been located for more than 50 years.
 
African bishop visits Schoharie flood rehab
SCHOHARIE

African bishop visits Schoharie flood rehab

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Schoharie Area Long Term Recovery hosted a visit from Stephen Dube, the bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County to reconsider stream-damage funding

Monday, June 4, 2012
Schoharie County supervisors will revisit their decision to risk spending up to $6 million to repair $24 million in stream damage wrought by Tropical Storm Irene.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Irene: Schoharie County flood cleanup to get help

Friday, May 18, 2012
The agency coordinating Schoharie County’s recovery from last year’s devastating storms will be hiring 15 people as part of an AmeriCorps VISTA project.
 
COBLESKILL

Trailers used after Schoharie Creek flooding now offered to highest bidders

Thursday, May 17, 2012
An auction is under way as the federal government works to dispose of temporary housing units that have served as home for victims ousted by flooding from tropical storms Irene and Lee.
 
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Irene: National Grid helps cover flood-aid gaps

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene, National Grid was one of the first to provide businesses with recovery funds. Since then, it has continued helping local businesses, distributing roughly 50 grants averaging $25,000 from a $6 million Emergency Economic Development Fund.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

54 Schoharie County homes eyed for demolition

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
More than 50 Schoharie Valley homes warped by Tropical Storm Irene’s flooding would be demolished under a $7.2 million request being prepared by the Schoharie County Planning and Development Department.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie flood cleanup effort will provide jobs

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Tons of debris the Schoharie Creek left in its wake after last year’s flooding will be turned into decent money for unemployed people, many of whom lost their jobs thanks to tropical storms Irene and Lee.
 
ESPERANCE

Irene: Meeting Saturday on federal flood repair grants

Sunday, May 13, 2012
Homeowners with or without flood damage in Esperance are being called to a May 19 meeting aimed at drawing interest in home repair grants through the Community Development Block Grant program.
 
Irene: Schoharie teacher earns national award for volunteer flood relief work
SCHOHARIE

Irene: Schoharie teacher earns national award for volunteer flood relief work

Saturday, May 5, 2012
A Schoharie High School teacher has received national recognition from his union for his volunteer efforts rebuilding and insulating homes damaged or destroyed last year by tropical storms Irene and Lee.
 
Irene: Funeral homes part of flood recovery efforts
MIDDLEBURGH

Irene: Funeral homes part of flood recovery efforts

Sunday, April 29, 2012
Schoharie County lost two of its funeral homes to flooding in August and September. More than seven months after the Schoharie Creek inundated the villages of Middleburgh and Schoharie, one is still out of commission, the other is in operation.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Irene: Flood tax relief costly in Schoharie County

Sunday, April 29, 2012
More than 400 property owners who lost at least half the value of their homes to flooding are getting help from Schoharie County and, in some cases, their towns.
 
SCHOHARIE

Irene: Flood-ravaged Schoharie County businesses get grant money

Saturday, April 28, 2012
State and local officials gathered in Schoharie on Friday to bestow $183,000 in post-flood rebuilding grants upon business owners who saw years of work washed away when Tropical Storm Irene shellacked the Schoharie Valley in August.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Irene: NYC agency pays to push new flood forecast system

Friday, April 27, 2012
A $1 million contribution from New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection will help speed up the completion of a new system expected to give forecasters and emergency management officials a better idea of how bad flooding might get.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Irene: State-funded crews to aid in Schenectady County storm cleanup work

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Temporary work crews hit the ground this week to clear rivers, streams and hiking trails of debris left behind by tropical storms Irene and Lee.
 
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Irene: Change in Schoharie County flood recovery leadership disputed

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Last week’s abrupt disbanding of the team organizing Schoharie County government’s flood recovery upset many of its members.
 
Irene: Rotterdam Junction recovery effort runs out of cash (with photo gallery)
ROTTERDAM JUNCTION

Irene: Rotterdam Junction recovery effort runs out of cash (with photo gallery)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Volunteers were going to help 75-year-old Jean Mace refinish the gutted interior of her Main Street home until the recovery effort ran out of money last month.
 
SCHOHARIE

Irene: Cherry put in charge of post-flood rebuilding effort

Sunday, April 22, 2012
With frustration mounting over progress on post-flood rebuilding, Schoharie County Supervisors last week disbanded a multi-member committee and placed county Treasurer William Cherry in charge of coordinating the effort.
 
 

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