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Some Irene debris cleanup under way

January 24, 2013 UPPER JAY — Piles of debris are now being removed along the shores of the East Branch of the AuSable River near the former Land of Make Believe, according to officials from the town of Jay and Essex... more »»

Jay receives funds to rehab 13 storm-damaged homes

January 17, 2013 AuSABLE FORKS — The town of Jay has been awarded a New York State Community Development Block Grant to assist with the rehabilitation of about 13 homes. more »»

Village launches French language Facebook page

January 17, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — The village has launched a new French language Facebook page that’s designed to draw French-speaking visitors from Quebec and Ontari. more »»

Answering the call

January 12, 2013 (Editor’s note: Athena Pepe, 18, lives in Keene and is a senior at Keene Central School. She and her mother, Aline Pepe, went to New York City Nov. 17 to 19 to help out after Hurricane Sandy hit Oc. more »»

FEMA will pay to buy out 26 Irene-flooded properties

December 14, 2012 The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to help Essex County acquire up to 26 properties damaged by last year’s Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Preparing for hurricane with Irene in mind

October 26, 2012 In the wake of last year’s Tropical Storm Irene, which wreaked havoc on Adirondack communities like Keene and Jay, officials aren’t taking any chances with a hurricane that could hit the Northeast... more »»

Enterprise newsroom wins 6 AP awards

October 4, 2012 SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Adirondack Daily Enterprise news staff took home six writing awards from the New York State Associated Press Association Wednesday at a conference at the Holiday Inn here. more »»

Feds release $5.8M more for storm cleanup

September 21, 2012 ALBANY (AP) — Federal officials say they’ve freed up another $5.8 million to help New York communities pay for ongoing efforts to recover from back-to-back tropical storms Irene and Lee last year. more »»

400+ New Yorkers apply for FEMA home buyouts after Irene and Lee

September 8, 2012 ALBANY — Gertrude Baker and her husband bought their cozy home in Owego in 1956. They raised three kids, befriended neighbors and weathered the occasional floo. more »»

Farm, hit hard by Irene, hosts reopening party

September 6, 2012 LAKE PLACID — A farm damaged by flood waters from the West Branch of the AuSable River last year will celebrate its reopening on Friday. more »»

Memories of Irene

September 1, 2012 Most residents of the North Country remember where they were when Tropical Storm Irene swept through on Aug. 28, 2011. more »»

Irene scarred the High Peaks

August 31, 2012 On Aug. more »»

A year of learning how to manage much-changed rivers

August 31, 2012 After Tropical Storm Irene hit the Adirondacks a year ago, public works crews were left with a massive amount of work. more »»

Jay, Keene’s ongoing recovery

August 31, 2012 The flood-ravaged towns of Jay and Keene have made a lot of progress since Tropical Storm Irene struck a little more than a year ago, but there’s still work to do. more »»

DOT engineer on Irene: ‘We were up for it’

August 30, 2012 Mike Fayette says state Department of Transportation workers like to think they can handle just about anything.  But on Aug. more »»

Cuomo announces $640k from state for new Keene firehouse

August 29, 2012 KEENE — Exactly one year ago Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stood on the grounds of the old Keene firehouse and was stunned by the damage caused by flood waters from a raging Gulf Brook. more »»

1 Year After Irene: Work remains to be done

August 29, 2012 AuSABLE FORKS — A regional coalition is working to address the unmet needs of people who were impacted by last year’s Tropical Storm Irene. more »»

Cuomo in Keene today

August 29, 2012 Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be at the site of the new Keene fire station today to make a big announcement. more »»

The story of Irene, one year later

August 28, 2012 Irene was a hurricane when it hit the Atlantic coast but was widely seen as a dud since it did much less damage than anticipated. more »»

 
 

 

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