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Skate to help support those affected by Tropical Storm Irene

September 7, 2011 LAKE PLACID — Tropical Storm Irene swept through the Adirondacks recently, and although Lake Placid made it through the storm relatively unscathed, many of its neighbors and loved ones in the... more »»

Route 73 slated to reopen in 9 days

September 6, 2011 State Route 73, which is still closed between Keene Valley and the Adirondack Northway (I-87) due to storm damage, will reopen to one lane of traffic in 9 days, on Sept. 15. Gov. more »»

Upper Jay labors to help neighbors

September 6, 2011 UPPER JAY — Volunteers were out in full force in this hamlet over Labor Day weekend, helping clean up the wreckage that Tropical Storm Irene left behind Aug. 28. more »»

New flood fears after Irene

September 5, 2011 Communities across the North Country were keeping close tabs on the weather forecast Sunday as a flash flood watch was posted in towns ravaged last week by massive flooding triggered by Tropical... more »»

Obama pledges federal Irene aid

September 5, 2011 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama stood on a bridge overlooking the rain-swollen and fast-rushing Passaic River in Paterson, New Jersey’s third-largest city, and said Sunday the federal governmen... more »»

SL mayor expects feds to come through with aid, as with ice storm

September 5, 2011 ALBANY (AP) — If history is a judge, upstate New Yorkers slammed by Tropical Storm Irene may be able to draw some comfort by the federal and state response to the devastating 1998 ice storm. more »»

An extreme and exhausting year, disaster-wise

September 5, 2011 WASHINGTON — Nature is pummeling the United States this year with extremes. Unprecedented triple-digit heat and devastating drought. Deadly tornadoes leveling towns. Massive rivers overflowing. more »»

Close-knit upstate communities forge on

September 5, 2011 SCHOHARIE — Launa Garrett was wearing a floppy jester’s hat and playfully directing traffic in her town, still smeared in mud and devastation as the first week of life after Tropical Storm Irene... more »»

Still no power for 12,000+ in NY, 43,000+ on East Coast

September 5, 2011 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — More than 43,000 households and business along the Eastern Seaboard that lost power during Irene remain without it a week after the stor. more »»

Clinton, Warren added for individual aid

September 3, 2011 People in Clinton and Warren counties will now be eligible for federal assistance with damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Jay sets up relief fund

September 3, 2011 AuSABLE FORKS — The town of Jay has set up an account to help town residents who suffered losses as a result of Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Debris pick-up in Black Brook

September 3, 2011 AuSABLE FORKS — Town of Jay public works crews, with the help of Moriah Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility inmates, will pick up debris in the neighboring town of Black Brook starting tomorrow. more »»

Hesseltine, Hazen roads only open to local traffic

September 3, 2011 AuSABLE FORKS — Hazen and Hesseltine roads in Jay are now only open to local traffic, due to two culverts that have been damaged. more »»

Crews work to fix roads, repair bridges (Video)

September 2, 2011 LAKE PLACID — A state Department of Transportation engineer says the Route 73 bridge over the West Branch of the AuSable River could reopen to two-way traffic as soon as Saturday, in time for Labor... more »»

Cuomo: Use Labor Day weekend to help neighbors after Irene (update)

September 2, 2011 ALBANY - Upstate New Yorkers can help their neighbors still digging out from Tropical Storm Irene by taking part in a "Labor for your Neighbor" effort Sunday and Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said toda. more »»

Keene classes will begin Wednesday, as scheduled

September 2, 2011 KEENE VALLEY — The first day back for Keene Central School students will not be delayed despite serious damage around the town from Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

‘Mad dash’ to the hospital

September 2, 2011 SARANAC LAKE — Jason and Mary Smith were determined to get the hospital before their baby was born. The only thing standing in their way was Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Irene flooding threatens fall leaf tourism

September 2, 2011 MONTPELIER, Vt. more »»

NY says Irene damage covered in flood insurance (update)

September 1, 2011 ALBANY - New York's insurance chief on Thursday warned that some insurers are trying to get out of payouts under flood insurance for damage from Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Photos of Keene flood damage Thursday

September 1, 2011 John Eldridge of Lake Placid took these photos this morning of damage in Keene caused by brooks, swollen by Tropical Storm Irene, carving new paths through the hamlet Sunday. more »»

 
 

 

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