Skip Navigation
on:

NCPR is supported by:

News stories tagged with "lee"

Debris from the Land of Make Believe is included in the"Raging Rivers" exhibit in Elizabethtown. Photo: Todd Moe
Debris from the Land of Make Believe is included in the"Raging Rivers" exhibit in Elizabethtown. Photo: Todd Moe

"Raging Rivers" exhibit captures devastation, community

An exhibit in Elizabethtown uses debris, photos and video to tell the story of the destruction and devastation that was experienced in the region as a result of last year's Tropical Storm Irene and the Lake Champlain floods.

More than 40 of the best photos from local photographers from last spring and summer were chosen for use in the exhibit, which closes on Columbus Day. Todd Moe talks with director Margaret Gibbs about the Raging Rivers exhibit at the Adirondack History Center Museum.  Go to full article
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Keene for flood recovery work on Labor Day weekend. (Photo: Brian Mann.)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Keene for flood recovery work on Labor Day weekend. (Photo: Brian Mann.)

Cuomo: Federal storm assistance should go beyond politics

The latest Democrat-Republican stalemate over federal spending has put FEMA disaster assistance funding in jeopardy. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with three other governors in a bipartisan appeal for Congress to put aside "politics", and free up disaster assistance funds for recovery following tropical storms Irene and Lee. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Cuomo announces more aid for farming communities hard-hit by tropical storms

Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced the state will distribute $2.4 million from the Agricultural and Community Recovery Fund, to help New York's agricultural communities recover from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.  Go to full article
utilities do appear to have performed better this time than in past disasters like the massive flooding of 2006

State investigates power companies' response to Irene and Lee

Under orders from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the state's utility regulatory agency is taking a look at how power companies responded to the storms Irene and Lee and their aftermath.  Go to full article

State program to "HELP" Irene and Lee-damaged communities fix water facilities

New York state has created a new emergency loan program for local governments. The Hurricane Emergency Loan Program, or HELP, will make loans to communities whose wastewater and drinking water facilities were damaged by Irene or Tropical Storm Lee.  Go to full article

Ken Deedy is North Country Public Radio

Ken Deedy of Grindstone Island talks about island families with deep roots in the North Country, and American History.  Go to full article

1-6 of 6