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Cleaning up Irene’s mess

September 3, 2016 Many of the physical scars of Tropical Storm Irene still exist in the High Peaks in the form of new or greatly expanded slides. more »»

5 Years After Irene: Front-row seat

September 3, 2016 KEENE — Having worked for the Adirondack Mountain Club at Johns Brook Lodge for several years, Brendan Wiltse was familiar with the feel of the building shakin. more »»

Five years after flooding

August 29, 2016 People couldn’t clean up the blown-out sections of state highway, busted bridges, peeled-up sheets of road pavement or a demolished firehouse, but five years ago today, residents along the AuSable... more »»

Irene brought major changes

August 29, 2016 The scars and reminders of Irene are still obvious, five years later, in a drive along state Route 73 from St. Huberts to Keene. more »»

After Irene: New, better bridges

August 17, 2016 LAKE PLACID — State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew Driscoll recounted Tuesday how astonished he was five years ago when Tropical Storm Irene flooded Marcy Field in Keene several... more »»

Audit faults New York tourism promotion after damaging storms

August 17, 2016 ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration failed to properly oversee $22 million spent to promote tourism in areas affected by three damaging storms, federal auditors sai. more »»

Rolling out new, old bridge

November 23, 2015 KEENE — The Walton Bridge that a crowd gathered to dedicate Saturday is new to Keene but old to AuSable Forks. more »»

Historic 2011 flooding prompts water study

May 18, 2015 SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec — Unprecedented flooding in 2011 in Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River, which drains the lake north into Quebec, is prompting scientists in the United States an... more »»

Keene and Jay get millions more for storm recovery

May 16, 2015 The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery announced Wednesday that the towns of Keene and Jay were recently awarded more than $5 million between the two of them for ongoing recovery projects from... more »»

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 »»



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