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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…

SALT earns its $250,000 from FAM

On April 12, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With 1 Comment

Link to Article 3/19/2013 By Jim Poole Times Journal Schoharie Area Long Term celebrated its successes in 18 months of flood recovery on Thursday. But at the same time, SALT leaders targeted more recovery work ahead and pledged that a new, huge donation will help them towards that goal. Gathered…

MIDDLEBURGH : Fundraising effort will help flood victims get back home

On March 19, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With No Comments

By Edward Munger, Jr. Daily Gazette Amy Wetsel recalls filling out forms last year, hoping to find some grant funding that might help her family rebuild their Middleburgh home, which took on 11 feet of fl oodwater from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. She waited a few months and called…