Thu August 23, 2012
Hardest-hit towns one year after tropical storms Irene and Lee
One year ago, upstate New York was pounded by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee. The massive flooding that occurred in the Southern Tier, Capital Region and Adirondacks can still be seen today. 12 months later, we revisit one of the hardest hit towns, Prattsville. The Greene County town had around five feet of water covering its Main Street last August 28th. This week, we sat down with Assemblyman Pete Lopez and town Supervisor Kory O'Hara to see how the town has fared since it was hit by Irene.
Also, we talk with Howard Glaser, the Director of State Operations for Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the Delaware County town of Margaretville and discuss the ongoing efforts of the administration to help out upstate towns still struggling to recover. Watch New York NOW this weekend.
Tropical Storm Recovery