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Schoharie County flooding closes roads, State of Emergency declared

On June 14, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on Schoharie County flooding closes roads, State of Emergency declared

Fox 23 SCHOHARIE, N.Y. — According to Schoharie County Sheriff Tony Desmond, Stony Brook Road and Route 30 in the Town of Schoharie are closed due to flooding. He says parts of Stony Brook Road and the Frisbeeville Bridge in Middleburgh are washed out, adding that they had at least…

Deluge causes flooding in Schoharie County

On June 14, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on Deluge causes flooding in Schoharie County

http://www.dailygazette.com/news/2013/jun/14/flash-flood-warnings-schoharie-county_wp/ Rising waters remind some of Irene’s fury Friday, June 14, 2013 By Edward Munger Jr. (Contact) Gazette Reporter PHOTOGRAPHER: PATRICK DODSON Tim Caiazzo, of Middleburgh, helps clean up following a flash flood from Schoharie Creek over Main Street in Middleburgh on Friday, June 14, 2013. SCHOHARIE COUNTY — Officials declared a state of…

SALT looks to complete 15 major rebuild equivalents this summer

On May 29, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on SALT looks to complete 15 major rebuild equivalents this summer

By Jim Poole Times Journal May 28, 2013 Still battling Irene’s devastation, Schoharie Area Long Term recovery wants to get at least 40 more families back in their homes this summer. To that end, SALT began a major fundraising drive to get $300,000 to repair those homes and is seeking…

Chef Yono headlines Bounty of the County gala to benefit Schoharie recovery

On May 21, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on Chef Yono headlines Bounty of the County gala to benefit Schoharie recovery

http://www.bizjournals.com/albany/morning_call/2013/05/chef-yono-purnomo-headlines-new-bounty.html By: Pam Allen The Business Review May 21, 2013 Tickets go on sale this week for the June 29 Bounty of the County, a fundraiser organized by the Albany Chef’s Food & Wine Festival Wine & Dine for the Arts to support restoration efforts in Schoharie County.   Esteemed…

SALT picked for FEMA funding

On May 21, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on SALT picked for FEMA funding

http://www.timesjournalonline.com/details.asp?id=82843 Times Journal May 21, 2013 Schoharie Area Long Term, Inc (SALT) has been selected to receive funding under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 2012 Community Resilience Innovation Challenge Program.   The program is focused on building local community resilience to man-made and natural disasters, with an emphasis on…

After flood, recovery rises in Schoharie

On May 16, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on After flood, recovery rises in Schoharie

After flood, recovery rises in Schoharie By Brian Nearing Published 10:24 pm, Monday, May 13, 2013 Ann Ryan in her Magical Printing and Design shop on Main St. in Schoharie, NY Wednesday May 8, 2013. (John Carl D’Annibale / Times Union) On Main Street in this picturesque village, a plaque on a…

Recovering after Irene, a puzzle piece at a time

On May 9, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on Recovering after Irene, a puzzle piece at a time

    Promotion uses puzzle pieces to invite visitors to post-storm recovery By Brian Nearing Published 6:17 pm, Wednesday, May 8, 2013 Schoharie Homes and businesses that were left a jumbled, muddy mess after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene tore through the picturesque Schoharie Valley almost two years ago are coming back,…

Putting the Pieces Back Together

On May 8, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on Putting the Pieces Back Together

May 8, 2013 CBS Albany Updated: Wednesday, May 8 2013, 09:48 AM EDT SCHOHARIE — Saturday, May 11 kicks off a new campaign sponsored by the Schoharie Valley Association and Schoharie Area Long Term (SALT). The two are partnering with local businesses and working together to support ongoing recovery efforts…

After Irene and Lee, families still displaced

On April 22, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With No Comments

By Michael Hill Associated Press April 21, 2013 MIDDLEBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Amy and Bill Wetsel’s house near the Schoharie Creek is still empty and stripped down to wall studs. More than 19 months after the deluge of Tropical Storm Irene, their family still pays rent on another house and…

Volunteers brighten vet’s spring

On April 15, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With No Comments

Day of service successful for colleges, aid groups 4/13/2013 By Justin Mason, Daily Gazette Reporter MIDDLEBURGH — Joe Salomon removed his baseball cap and gazed out at the army of workers toiling around his small Keyserkill Road farmhouse. The affable 86-year-old World War II veteran wasn’t short on praise for all…