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Tropical Storm Fred: Why do homeowners and businesses feel forgotten in Steuben County?

Jasper-Troupsburg HS gets $5.6M from FEMA for rebuild after flood
Rick Andrews, co-owner of H.P. Smith & Son Funeral Home in Woodhull, is one of the Steuben County residents who felt the wrath of Tropical Storm Fred last August. “We incurred a lot of expense ... more
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Jasper-Troupsburg HS gets $5.6M from FEMA to rebuild after flood

Jasper-Troupsburg HS gets $5.6M from FEMA for rebuild after flood
Last summer Tropical Storm Fred ravaged the Southern Tier. It brought heavy, flooding rain to several counties. Steuben County was hardest hit. The Jasper-Troupsburg High School had nearly four feet of water, mud and debris ... more
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Cayuga, Steuben, Yates counties among areas eligible for $4.4M in hazard mitigation funds

Cayuga, Steuben, Yates counties among areas eligible for $4.4M in hazard mitigation funds
Cayuga, Steuben, and Yates counties are among the areas eligible for nearly $4.4 million in federal hazard mitigation funding, announced New York State Governor Kathy Hochul on Friday, March 25. The funding is available to ... more
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Relief coming for areas battered by Tropical Storm Fred

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Governor Kathy Hochul said Friday the U.S. Small Business Administration will make low-interest loans available to homeowners and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Fred in mid-August to aid in their recovery. The low-interest loans are ... more
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Schumer, Gillibrand demand FEMA reverse individual assistance decision on Steuben County after Tropical Storm Fred flooding

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U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand sent letters to the Federal Emergency Management Agency calling for a decision made about flood damage in Steuben County to be reversed. A disaster declaration was issued for ... more
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Seneca County wants residents to help appeal FEMA’s decision on Tropical Storm Fred

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The following is an announcement submitted for publication on FingerLakes1.com. Submissions for consideration can be sent to [email protected] or manually uploaded by clicking here.  To help New York appeal FEMA's decision on Tropical Storm Fred damage, Seneca ... more
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Steuben businesses reopen after months despite FEMA funding denial, recovery will take much longer

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It has been nearly two months since historic flooding in the Southern Tier of New York, but businesses in the hardest hit communities are beginning to reopen. The positive news comes the same week that ... more
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FEMA denies Steuben County funding after Tropical Storm Fred flooding, devastation, and water rescues

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Parts of Steuben County were devastated by Steuben County, but apparently the damage isn't severe enough to warrant FEMA individual assistance. The remnants of Tropical Storm Fred brought heavy rain to the Finger Lakes and ... more
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Disaster aid is available to areas badly damaged by Tropical Storm Fred

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Federal disaster aid has been given to New York State to help communities impacted by Tropical Storm Fred. The funding is available for state and local governments that are eligible as well as certain private ... more
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Seneca County Emergency Management collecting damage information regarding Tropical Storm Fred

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Seneca County Emergency Management is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to determine whether financial assistance for Seneca County residents will be available for those who suffered uninsured damages to their homes or ... more
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TOTAL DEVASTATION: Update on Steuben’s state of emergency, awaiting FEMA declaration, homes destroyed, and families rescued by boat as flood waters rose

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More than a week removed from the historic, record-breaking flood in Steuben County cleanup and recovery is a work in progress. It will take months, if not years, for some to fully-recover from the massive ... more
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Cheese business in Woodhull damaged by flooding is attempting to rebuild

Cayuga, Steuben, Yates counties among areas eligible for $4.4M in hazard mitigation funds
Marco Hickey, owner of Golden Age Cheese, a plant and retail store in Woodhull, was unable to check his store via security cameras due to the power being out after Tropical Storm Fred. He said ... more
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Schumer and Gillibrand ask FEMA to be ready to approve any and all requests for damages following Tropical Storm Fred

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have written to FEMA urging them to approve whatever requests they receive following the damages from flooding after Tropical Storm Fred. One specific thing they referenced ... more
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American Red Cross reopens disaster shelters in Steuben County

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The American Red Cross has re-established some of the disaster shelters in Steuben County. Specifically, the shelter in the village of Addison has reopened after last week's flash flooding from Tropical Storm Fred. “We have ... more
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Greenwood school will need updates as Jasper-Troupsburg CSD races to get building ready after historic flooding

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Students heading back to school in the Jasper-Troupsburg Central School District will have to deal with more than just COVID-19 regulations after devastating flooding last week brought by Tropical Storm Fred. The high school building ... more
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Boating advisories, no wake restrictions remain active in Finger Lakes

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The heavy rains are now days removed from the Finger Lakes and Central New York, but that doesn't mean the effects aren't still being felt. The region's lakes are filled with debris from storm runoff, ... more
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State of emergency continues in Steuben: Troupsburg school won’t be able to open due to flood damage (photos)

State of emergency continues in Steuben: Trou
Communities throughout Steuben County are still reeling after historic flooding this week from the remains of Tropical Storm Fred. Several inches of rain fell in a matter of hours, prompting flash flooding- and even evacuations ... more
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Why do flood waters keep rising after the rain stops?

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Anytime there is a major flood, like that in the Finger Lakes, Central New York, and Southern Tier following the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred, a common question finds its way to our inbox: Why ... more
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Businesses in Woodhull devastated: “Everything is gone”

Businesses in Woodhull devastated:
Businesses around Steuben County were left reeling after intense, historic flooding during the overnight hours after nearly 24 hours of rain before it arrived. It was all from the refinance of Tropical Storm Fred, which ... more
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