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A week underwater

May 5, 2011 Officials in Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake continue to monitor the levels in local waterways and deal with flooding. Both communities remain under states of emergency today. more »»

FEMA rep inspects Saranac Lake flood damage

May 5, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — A representative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency was in the village today to inspect infrastructure damage — $5 million worth, village officials estimate — caused by... more »»

Flood-related calls keep fire/rescue busy

May 5, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The village police department has joined the list of buildings with flooded basements, and gas-powered pumps used indoors have rescue workers responding to air out toxic carbon... more »»

Amtrak's Albany-to-Montreal service resumes this morning

May 5, 2011 ALBANY (AP) - Amtrak is resuming passenger service between Albany and Montreal, a day after trains were halted because of flooding along a stretch of tracks in the eastern Adirondacks. more »»

Flood watches, warnings for central, eastern NY

May 4, 2011 ALBANY (AP) — Flood watches or warnings are in place for much of central and eastern New York after a new round of storms moved through the region, dumping more rain on already-swollen waterways. more »»

Flooding halts Amtrak's Albany-to-Montreal trains (update)

May 4, 2011 ALBANY (AP) — Amtrak has suspended train service between Albany and Montreal because of flooding along a stretch of tracks in the eastern Adirondack. more »»

Lake flooding plagues Vermont, too

May 4, 2011 BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - At one end of the neighborhood, 16-year-old Nathan Shappy was filling sandbags to put around his family’s house. more »»

Rain isn’t expected to make flooding worse

May 4, 2011 Rain Tuesday and today may bring water levels back up in local lakes and rivers, but officials in Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake say they don’t expect the flooding to get any worse than it was last... more »»

Franklin County damage said to be $10.2M, not counting Tupper

May 4, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — Franklin County Emergency Services Director Ricky Provost says flooding over the past week has caused roughly $10.2 million in damage to public infrastructure in the county. more »»

North Elba could have $250K in road damage

May 4, 2011 LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba may be looking at a quarter-million in damage to town-owned roads alone from recent flooding. more »»

SL announces inspection requirements for flooded buildings

May 4, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The village of Saranac Lake and town of Harrietstown have announced procedures for the inspection and reoccupation of buildings damaged by floodin. more »»

No plans to open Low’s Dam

May 4, 2011 TUPPER LAKE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation is trying to clear up what it calls numerous rumors about the Upper and Lower Low’s Dams. more »»

Flooding down in Tupper, but state of emergency extended

May 3, 2011 TUPPER LAKE — Water levels went down in Tupper Lake Monday afternoon, but officials were concerned they may rise again with the rain. more »»

Saranac Lake seeks info on flood impact, damage

May 3, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — Village officials are seeking information from people who have been impacted by the flooding of Lake Flower and the Saranac River in the past week. more »»

Public cost of Saranac Lake flood could hit $5M

May 3, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The preliminary cost estimate for damage to public infrastructure in the village caused by flooding of Lake Flower and the Saranac River over the past week is in the $5 million range. more »»

Flood carries debris from burned house into pond

May 3, 2011 TUPPER LAKE — A severely cluttered house that was ruined by fire last May has yet to be cleaned up, and flooding is carrying debris from the site into Raquette Pond. more »»

Essex County commits $2.5M to flood repairs

May 3, 2011 ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County suffered at least $2.25 million in damage to county-owned infrastructure alone as a result of last week’s flooding. more »»

Not out of the water yet

May 2, 2011 TUPPER LAKE — Officials say they’re worried this week’s forecasted rain could make flooding even worse in areas already experiencing water damag. more »»

Flood waters recede in Saranac Lake, but still high

May 2, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — The water levels in Lake Flower and the Saranac River dropped over the weekend, but it may be several more days before people who’ve been evacuated due to flooding can return to their... more »»

Flooded homeowners reminded not to drink well water

May 2, 2011 BLOOMINGDALE — St. Armand Supervisor Joyce Morency wants to remind residents of her town who have been affected by flooding not to drink their well water unless it’s been properly treated. “The S. more »»



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