Six months later, flood still hurts
April 14th, 2012 RiverSide Park
Come-One-Come ALL! Meeting at the park at 10AM
This article by David Singleton is very interesting please follow the links to read the rest of his piece in the Wyoming County Press Examiner.
BY DAVID SINGLETON
Looking back, Wyoming County emergency management coordinator Gene Dziak said the Lee flood was the worst disaster his county has ever experienced, bar none.
“You can go back to Agnes; you can go back to 2006; you can go back to what were minor floods – I can say that now,” he said. “The world has changed.”
Six months later, as lives, homes and businesses are being rebuilt, the full dollar-and-cents toll exacted by Lee, and to a lesser extent by the flash flooding and punishing winds from Hurricane Irene two weeks earlier, is still emerging.