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Towns join together for flood and disaster planning

March 28, 2015 AUSABLE?FORKS — Towns along the AuSable River are still on guard about the possibility of floods damaging their communities, four years after Tropical Storm Irene hit the regio. more »»

Locals rally brook restoration

November 15, 2014 KEENE — For the second week, a construction crew is restoring a portion of the Gulf Brook with the hopes of preventing future flooding here. more »»

Gulf Brook restoration in the works

September 13, 2014 KEENE — The Keene town board recently approved an engineering plan to restore a nearly 700-foot section of Gulf Brook to protect homes and businesses from future flooding. more »»

Cuomo revisits new Upper Jay firehouse, Whiteface highway

August 27, 2014 UPPER JAY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo joked that the floors were so clean inside Upper Jay’s new firehouse that he did not want to step on them. more »»

Cuomo revisits Upper Jay, Whiteface highway

August 26, 2014 UPPER JAY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo joked that the floors were so clean inside Upper Jay’s new firehouse that he did not want to step on the. more »»

Governor visits Wilmington, Upper Jay today

August 26, 2014 Gov. Andrew Cuomo has scheduled appearances in Upper Jay and Wilmington for midday today. Cuomo is set to make an announcement at the new Upper Jay firehouse at 161 Valley Road at 11 a.m. more »»

Money still available for Irene victim businesses

July 10, 2014 KEENE VALLEY — Paula McDonough remembers seeing her family’s business under water, literally. more »»

$23M requested for Essex County bridge repairs

June 14, 2014 Ten bridges in Essex County have been included in a state request for funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. more »»

Keene, Jay awarded $3 million

April 24, 2014 Gov. Andrew Cuomo led a meeting in Albany Wednesday discussing emergency preparedness, and there the towns of Keene and Jay were jointly awarded $3 million. more »»

New Upper Jay firehall could be operational by June

April 23, 2014 UPPER JAY — Firefighters here will soon have a new place to hang their hats. The firehouse being built here is set to be finished ahead of schedule. more »»

Some in Keene Valley cry foul over flooding

April 17, 2014 KEENE VALLEY — Some locals here are outraged with Tuesday’s flooding of Twitchell Brook, which they say was exacerbated by a recent river restoration project on the East Branch of the AuSable. more »»

Post-Irene demolition begins today

March 19, 2014 The FEMA Property Aquisition and Buyout Program begins demolishing homes in Essex County today. more »»

Essex County to start flood buyouts

November 5, 2013 ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County officials plan to start buying out flood-damaged properties by the end of this week. more »»

Restoration begins on stream wrecked by Irene

September 18, 2013 KEENE VALLEY (AP) — Work is starting this week on streambed and habitat restoration in an Adirondack High Peaks trout brook to repair damage wrought by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in 201. more »»

Essex County hopes to finalize flood buyouts

September 10, 2013 ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County officials hope that by the end of the year they’ll finalize buying out properties that were damaged in Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Governor heralds more Irene money

September 5, 2013 AuSABLE FORKS — Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in town to kickstart the process of planning for reconstruction in Keene and Jay in the wake of Tropical Storms Irene and Lee. more »»

Cuomo presents $1.5M for Upper Jay firehouse

September 5, 2013 AuSABLE FORKS — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday the state will give $1.5 million to help finish rebuilding the Upper Jay firehous. more »»

Cookies, cash and river cleanup

July 27, 2013 LAKE PLACID — If you live along the Ironman triathlon route, expect some cookies to be delivered to your house this morning. more »»

Storm recovery program announced Thursday

July 19, 2013 ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday a program to help communities hit by storms and flooding over the last two years rebuild better than they were befor. more »»

More funds on the way for FEMA buyouts

May 15, 2013 Good news for homeowners impacted by 2011’s Tropical Storm Irene: New York state will use grant funds to cover the 25 percent non-federal share for up to 37 property buyouts. Gov. more »»



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