LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — A replacement for one of the most well-traveled and iconic bridges in the Adirondack High Peaks was completed and opened to hikers Sunday as crews continue to repair backcountry trail damage from Tropical Storm Irene in
Video from Youtube user: joostrander Shokan, Boiceville, Mount Tremper, and Phoenica
New York State Power Outage and Restoration Update: Total customers without power (statewide): 287,304 (80% restored to date) LIPA: 165,000 (68.4% restored to date) Con Edison: 15,082 (93% restored to date) National Grid: 15,047 (90% restored to date) NYSEG:
An 82 year-old Holocaust survivor and grandmother drowned August 28 in a Catskills cottage after it was overtaken with floodwater caused by Hurricane Irene, The New York Daily News reports. New York State Police Investigator Jeffrey Moore said more than
Prattsville NY- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Prattsville on August 31. Gov. Cuomo said that he expected damage in the state from Tropical Storm Irene to reach “close to $1 billion”. The governor arrived in Prattsville by SUV, after
Google Maps with Street View lets you explore places around the world through 360-degree street-level imagery. Click on the road to move along Route 23 within Prattsville NY to view Prattsville from before the storm. Also hold down left button
Youtube User: MCA1625 At 4:08 the bridge over the Schoharie Creek still is there. O’Hara Service Station and Moore’s Homes look to be completely gone.
Cameras mounted on the International Space Station captured new views of Hurricane Irene at 2:51 p.m. EDT on August 26, 2011 as the storm bore down on the east coast of the United States. Accompanied by narration from Expedition 28
A 14 minute long video clip shot by Youtube user: mrmacmasonry Description: Here are some stills and video clips from the iPhone, taken today in Prattsville and Windham, NY in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.
Video from Youtube user: stansoule Description from stansoule: This is a small part of my town after hurricane Irene On August, 28. 2011, Hurricane Irene caused record flooding in Prattsville, NY by the Schoharie Creek, causing major damage and destroying
The article below published in the New York Times pertains to Prattsville, NY and the major flood of the Schoharie Creek that was caused by Tropical Storm Irene: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/nyregion/storm-leaves-catskill-towns-little-but-debris.html —- The article below references several states and the destruction caused
From Wikipedia: On August 28, 2011, after receiving as much as 12 inches (300 mm) of rainfall from Hurricane Irene, the Gilboa Dam was placed in a level B situation.Though the dam was intact, the heavy upstream rainfall from the hurricane
The Blenheim Bridge was opened in 1855 and it was also one of the oldest of its type in the United States. It was destroyed on August 28, 2011 as a result of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. (Source: Wikipedia-
When all the ascensions were done, young Alister Ratcliff stood atop the pro mens’ podium in the fourth-annual Tour of the Catskills road bike race, held this weekend on some of the most grueling and gorgeous roads in Greene County.
The Tour of the Catskills is one of America’s premier cycling events held in the heart of the Catskill Mountains in scenic Upstate New York. Held over 3 days, beginning with a Friday individual time trial, and two epic road
A 27 year old man slip and fell from a waterfall located inside Platte Clove. The waterfall may be Bridal Veil Falls. Read more at Google: Google News: Accident in Platte Clove
The Catskill Region area known as Devil’s Kitchen had an official tour from local politicians in mid September of 2010 because of several recent deaths in this particular location. This past year Devil’s Kitchen had a high profile death that
Michael Ranck of Deer Lake, a retired school teacher, has just finished hiking the 2,179 mile Appalachian Trail. HAMBURG – After spending 114 days hiking the Appalachian Trail, Michael Ranck, Deer Lake, just wanted to go home and take off