Hurricane Irene http://wamc.org en MA Utilities Appeal Millions In Fines For 2011 Storms http://wamc.org/post/ma-utilities-appeal-millions-fines-2011-storms <p>Massachusetts’ highest court has heard arguments from three major utilities seeking to overturn record penalties stemming from their response to two major storms in 2011.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:19:46 +0000 Jim Levulis 87638 at http://wamc.org MA Utilities Appeal Millions In Fines For 2011 Storms NY Rising Housing Recovery Program Deadline Near http://wamc.org/post/ny-rising-housing-recovery-program-deadline-near <p>Homeowners from Greene county down through the Catskills and Hudson Valley hit by flooding have two weeks left to apply for financial assistance from the state.</p><p>To date, the NY Rising Housing Recovery Program has paid more than $280 million to 6,388 homeowners for damages that resulted from Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, or Tropical Storm Lee. The program funds repair, mortgage assistance, flood mitigation and buyouts of damaged homes.</p><p>Officials say every eligible homeowner who applied by January 20th has been issued a check for home reconstruction.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:01:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 86908 at http://wamc.org NY Rising Housing Recovery Program Deadline Near Kaaterskill Still Recovering From Irene & Lee http://wamc.org/post/kaaterskill-still-recovering-irene-lee <p></p><p></p><p>Climate change has claimed the Kaaterskill Creek as one of its victims. The deep impact from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee continue to affect the creek and nearby residents.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:45:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 77090 at http://wamc.org Kaaterskill Still Recovering From Irene & Lee Music Marathon Benefit http://wamc.org/post/music-marathon-benefit <p>WAMC’S Morning Edition Anchor David Guistina speaks with Noel Liberty, Founder of the Music Studio and a member of the New York State Music Teachers Association , Sarah Goodrich, Executive Director of Schoharie Area Long Term, Inc. (SALT), and Abby Bemis, a 15-yr old Music Studio pianist and volunteer at SALT about the Music Marathon Fundraiser tomorrow for those still effected by Hurricane Irene.</p><p>WHERE: Colonie Center Mall, Colonie, New York.</p><p>WHEN: Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:37:50 +0000 David Guistina 76821 at http://wamc.org Music Marathon Benefit NY After The Storms: Planning For The Next One http://wamc.org/post/ny-after-storms-planning-next-one <p></p><p>One year ago, New Yorkers were bracing for Superstorm Sandy - today, state government officials are gathered in Albany to compare notes on the response and brainstorm about plans to respond to future crises and calamities.</p><p>Many struggle to recover one year after Superstorm Sandy.&nbsp; Republican New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez says many of his constituents are still reeling from the one-two punch of Irene and Lee - along with others in his district impacted by Sandy.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:17:07 +0000 Dave Lucas 76480 at http://wamc.org NY After The Storms: Planning For The Next One Windham Mobile Service On "Hold" http://wamc.org/post/windham-mobile-service-hold <p><span style="font-family: monospace; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; ">Officials in Windham concede telecommunication capabilities in the community are NOT likely to improve in the immediate future...&nbsp;</span><br style="font-family: monospace; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; " /><br style="font-family: monospace; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; " /><span style="font-family: monospace; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; ">Recovery has been a slow process in the wake of Hurricane Irene, which devastated the Greene County town a few years ago.&nbsp;</span><br style="fo Sun, 13 Oct 2013 10:55:21 +0000 Dave Lucas 75481 at http://wamc.org Windham Mobile Service On "Hold" Governor Cuomo Visits Rockland Town As Part of NY Rising http://wamc.org/post/governor-cuomo-visits-rockland-town-part-ny-rising <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley this afternoon, his second stop of the day in communities that qualify for funding for recovery and rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy, Tropical Storm Lee, and Hurricane Irene under a new state program.</p><p>Governor Cuomo visited Stony Point, hit hard by storms before and after the bruising Hurricane Sandy last October. He says it is inarguable that we are living amid a new weather pattern.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 01:22:35 +0000 Allison Dunne 72900 at http://wamc.org Governor Cuomo Visits Rockland Town As Part of NY Rising Long, Winding Road To NY Flood Recovery http://wamc.org/post/long-winding-road-ny-flood-recovery <p>Two years after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee and almost one year after Superstorm Sandy altered New York’s land and seascapes, relief aid --- from both private donors and government agencies --- has been painfully slow in coming, as communities struggle to return to normal.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:18:16 +0000 Dave Lucas 72579 at http://wamc.org Long, Winding Road To NY Flood Recovery Culinary Institute Receives Grant To Help Farmers Impacted By Storms http://wamc.org/post/culinary-institute-receives-grant-help-farmers-impacted-storms <p>Two New York congressional representatives have announced a grant that will help an acclaimed culinary institute in the Hudson Valley develop a training and workforce development center.</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 10:57:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 64597 at http://wamc.org Culinary Institute Receives Grant To Help Farmers Impacted By Storms Rural Health Center in NY Rebuilds After Hurricane Irene http://wamc.org/post/rural-health-center-ny-rebuilds-after-hurricane-irene <p>In 2011, Hurricane Irene severely damaged a family health facility in a rural area of Ulster County. Nearly two years later, the health center has been rebuilt.</p><p>When the doctors at Maverick Family Health of Woodstock opened a new clinic - Maverick West - on Route 28 in Boiceville in February 2011, they did so as part of a mission to make quality medical care available to all reaches of rural Ulster County. Maverick Family Health Center co-director Dr. Randy Rissman says Hurricane Irene had other plans. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:54:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 61759 at http://wamc.org Rural Health Center in NY Rebuilds After Hurricane Irene