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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…

Continuing recovery in Schoharie Valley

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

http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Continuing-recovery-in-Schoharie-Valley-4368557.php By Jennifer Patterson Times Union March 19, 2013 Middleburgh Living in suburban Rotterdam for the past 18 months has been somewhat of a culture shock for Bill Wetsel, a self-professed country boy at heart. Wetsel, his wife, Amy, and teenage sons Austin and Zachary were forced to leave their…

SCHOHARIE COUNTY : County designated as ‘StormReady’

On March 16, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With Comments Off on SCHOHARIE COUNTY : County designated as ‘StormReady’

Daily Gazette Federal program touts disaster planning BY EDWARD MUNGER JR. Gazette Reporter Schoharie is the latest New York county that will proudly display new signs to recognize strides made toward preparing for weather-related disasters. Schoharie County Emergency Management Director Kevin Neary on Friday announced the National Weather Service approved…

SALT reaches goal to help recovery

On March 14, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With No Comments

http://www.news10.com/story/21645926/salt-reaches-goal-to-help-recovery   By Lindsay Nielsen ABC News 10 March 14, 2013 MIDDLEBURGH, N.Y. — An organization that’s been fighting to rebuild Schoharie County after tropical storms Irene and Lee is getting the financial backing it needs to help families still in need. “We’ve had volunteers in here for the last…

Flooded Schoharie County homes to be demolished

On March 14, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With No Comments

Associated Press Wall Street Journal SCHOHARIE, N.Y. — More than three dozen homes in Schoharie (skoh-HAYR’-ee) County that were damaged by tropical storm Irene will be torn down next month. The Daily Gazette of Schenectady reports (http://bit.ly/YtwwGo ) that the demolition of 37 homes was approved last month as part…

Sarah Goodrich: Starring role in SALT, recovery

On January 2, 2013, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With 1 Comment

Jim Poole Times Journal One of the lynchpins of the Schoharie Valley’s flood recovery–if not the lynchpin–is Sarah Goodrich. Ms. Goodrich has been the executive director of Schoharie Area Long Term recovery for more than a year, and as such, she’s coordinated thousands of volunteers as the Valley gets back…

After the Storm: One Year Later Schoharie residents, groups continue to rebuild with a sense of hope

On August 28, 2012, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With No Comments

http://mohawkvalley.ynn.com/content/597045/after-the-storm–one-year-later-schoharie-residents–groups-continue-to-rebuild-with-a-sense-of-hope/ By Maria Valvanis Mohawk Valley YNN August 28, 2012 SCHOHARIE, N.Y. — “Our middle child was a week out from starting her freshman year in college, so she was here when this all went down and went to Boston feeling homeless,” said Suzanne Robinson-Parisi of Schoharie. “So one of…

Campaign to help Schoharie

On February 21, 2012, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With No Comments

http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/campaign-to-help-schoharie-3347214.php Times Union February 21, 2012 Elected officials, community leaders and county residents gathered last week at Lasell Hall in Schoharie to announce the launch of the Schoharie Area Long Term Recovery organization’s Green Ribbon Campaign, which will raise funds to support long-term disaster recovery assistance in the communities affected…

Nonprofits formed to help Schoharie County rebuild after storms

On October 23, 2011, Posted by , In Media Coverage,News, With 2 Comments

http://dailygazette.com/news/2011/oct/23/1023_rebuild/ By Sara Foss Daily Gazette October 23, 2011 SCHOHARIE COUNTY — As the owner of Schoharie Valley Farms, Richard Ball knows what it’s like to recover from a damaging flood. “I’m a farmer, and vegetable farmers have a tough time with floods,” said Ball, who owns the Carrot Barn,…