Search Results for – "flood"

Road work will exacerbate flooding

Dear Editor, I am very concerned that the proposed raising of the lower portion of Halsey Valley road in Tioga Center will exacerbate the flooding issues for everyone who suffered damage from the extreme storms in 2006 and 2011. I also believe it will significantly worsen even the “normal” spring flooding associated with river valley […]

Recalling the flooding

Dear Editor, It was the first day of fourth grade. A day I will always remember. We all have our own stories about where we were during the flood, but we don’t really talk about how scary it was for the students at OES. I was one of those students. It became clear that there was […]

OA Schools to receive additional $23,292,504 to continue recovery from 2011 Flood, superintendent reports

FEMA awards Owego Apalachin Central School District with funding to build two new facilities

Owego Apalachin (OA) Central School District Superintendent Dr. Bill Russell recently signed off on an agreement with FEMA and the State’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services that provides sufficient additional funding to complete the district’s recovery from the devastation wrought by the flooding of September 2011. The district held a press conference at […]

New application informs residents of flood risks

The National Weather Service (NWS) was in Owego, N.Y. on Sept 10 to announce a new application that they hope will aid municipal planners, emergency responders, and the public should a flood again threaten Owego. Funded with $500,000 secured by Senator Tom Libous after the 2006 flood, the Weather Service with the Susquehanna River Basin […]

Flooding in the Southern Tier

All residents of the Southern Tier have been affected by the flooding experienced in this region in the past few years. Homes and personal property have been destroyed, businesses forced to relocate, schools and places of worship closing their doors at least temporarily. A panel discussion addressing issues related to flooding will be presented to […]