Posts tagged "Prattsville"
Six months later: After the floods, some recovery, much devastation

Six months later: After the floods, some recovery, much devastation

Irene came barreling through the Northeast six months ago this Tuesday, February 28. My six year old accompanied on a tour of some of the worst-damaged sites from the devastation on a recent afternoon, the weather warmish and the skies a moody mix of rich sun and scurrying clouds. We retraced the steps we took...
What happened to Prattsville and why?

What happened to Prattsville and why?

You have, no doubt, heard about what happened to Prattsville during Hurricane Irene. The Greene County region received between 12 and 16 inches of rainfall and the flood waters of Schoharie Creek rose up and devastated the village. Homes were lifted up and swept away during the flood; many more were damaged beyond repair. My...