One year ago, parts of the Seneca County community of Lodi were underwater. Nine inches of rain fell in a matter of hours, a major creek in the area backed up and devastation ensued.
The State of New York promised $13 million in funding to the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier areas that were hit to help people clean-up and rebuild, but as News10NBC discovered, there was a lot of fine print in that offer.
Frank Miller and his wife woke up to a surge of water rushing through their home, it brought pretty much anything in its path with it.
“We were standing outside and we’d see a boat go by that was still on the trailer, we would see a camper go by, propane tanks, golf carts,” Miller recalled.