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Officials, residents convene to discuss post-Irene AuSable River

November 2, 2011 AuSABLE FORKS — About 100 people attended a forum here Tuesday evening that focused on the state of the AuSable River and its tributaries after Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

FEMA deadline extended

November 1, 2011 The deadline to apply for recovery aid tied to Tropical Storm Irene has been extended by about a month and a half. more »»

Franklin County farmers send hay to damaged farm downstate

October 29, 2011 Donated hay from Franklin County was delivered Friday to the VanAller Farm in Middleburgh, which lost much of its hay and feed during Hurricane Irene and had parts of its barn destroyed as well. more »»

New website launched to benefit community affected by Irene

October 29, 2011 JAY — A new website,, has been created to raise awareness and funds for those impacted by Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Post-Irene crop warning

October 28, 2011 Local leaders in communities affected by Tropical Storm Irene are urging farmers and gardeners to take precautions as they prepare their fields for the next growing seaso. more »»

Keene budget uncertain after Tropical Storm Irene

October 28, 2011 KEENE — Town board members received copies of the Keene tentative budget for 2012 at Tuesday night’s bimonthly meeting after a month’s delay in its presentation as a result of the post-Irene cleanu... more »»

After Irene: Experts aim to bolster river

October 27, 2011 KEENE — An effort is now under way to rebuild the AuSable River and its tributaries to protect the public from future flooding and restore critical fish habitats. more »»

Aubertine visits flood-damaged communities

October 27, 2011 LAKE PLACID — The commissioner of the state Department of Agriculture and Markets was in Essex County Wednesday to discuss ongoing recovery efforts in communities still reeling from damage caused b... more »»

Lawmakers seek reduced assessments for heavily damaged Essex Co. properties

October 26, 2011 Essex County supervisors want the state to pass legislation allowing assessors to reduce property values on homes substantially damaged by disasters. more »»

Deadline to apply for FEMA aid nears

October 21, 2011 A representative with the Federal Emergency Management Agency has an important message for victims of flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Irene: Don’t procrastinate. more »»

After Irene: Students honored for efforts

October 19, 2011 CLINTONVILLE — Four AuSable Valley High School students were honored Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Bill Owens for their efforts to help those in need after Tropical Storm Iren. more »»

Loj Road bridge complete

October 19, 2011 LAKE PLACID — Construction of a new bridge over North Meadow Brook on Adirondack Loj Road is complete. more »»

Volunteers plant trees by rivers

October 15, 2011 KEENE — Close to 100 people braved the rain Friday morning to plant trees in communities along the AuSable River devastated by Tropical Storm Iren. more »»

Weary Irene, Lee victims in Catskills mired in red tape

October 12, 2011 WINDHAM — Tropical storms Irene and Lee have left its victims tired and frustrated more than a month after the back-to-back disasters swamped homes, washed away roads and upended lives. more »»

Keene works through brook-repair obstacles after Irene

October 12, 2011 KEENE — Repairs along waterways in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene was the main topic of discussion at the town board meeting last night. more »»

After Irene: DEC says to plant trees by rivers

October 11, 2011 KEENE VALLEY — Two upcoming events are geared at restoring waterways damaged during and in the aftermath of the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene on Aug. 28. more »»

Groups to meet on post-Irene AuSable River study

October 6, 2011 ELIZABETHTOWN — Lawmakers from Essex County will convene in AuSable Forks next month to discuss a long-term mitigation plan for the AuSable River after major flooding significantly altered its... more »»

Jay disaster recovery center slated for closure

October 4, 2011 A Disaster Recovery Center in the town of Jay will close this Friday, according to a representative with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. more »»

Hay sought for southern New York storm-victim farms

October 4, 2011 MALONE — Franklin County’s Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Bureau and Cornell Cooperative Extension are working together on a hay drive for farmers devastated by severe flooding as a... more »»

Anglers want the hook for bulldozers in brooks

October 1, 2011 The New York State Council of Trout Unlimited weighed in this week on the work being done in Adirondack rivers and streams. In a letter to Gov. more »»



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