Tag: Hurricane Irene

FEMA to Open Disaster Recovery Locations in Columbia County

The Columbia Paper is reporting that FEMA (The Federal Emergency Management Agency) will open two disaster recovery locations in Columbia County this week.

From The Columbia Paper:

Residents who have questions or still need to apply for assistance from FEMA as a result of Hurricane Irene should go to these locations:

*Copake Community Center at the Copake Park, Mountain View Road, September 20 through 22, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

*Chatham Firehouse, 2 Hoffman Street, September 24 through 26, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

Anyone with questions can also call the County Emergency Management Office at 518-828-1212.

Irene Images

I haven’t done too much exploring yet but we did head out briefly yesterday to make a quick trip to the Quickie Mart in New Lebanon. Here are some pictures from Route 20 just outside of town.




Below is a picture of the creek on my property. Typically, this is a small, trickle of water that frequently dries up entirely. Not yesterday!