flood recovery

Binghamton Flood Demolition Work Underway
An abandoned flood-damaged house on Binghamton's South Side has been torn down, the first of eighteen structures to be demolished over the next several weeks.
The building on Baltimore Avenue was taken down Monday by crews working for Johnson City-based All-Around Excavating...
Binghamton Demolition Project To Start Next Month
Demolition of several flood-damaged houses in the city of Binghamton is expected to start in a few weeks.
Mayor Richard David says the work should begin in late April.
Binghamton's Board of Contract and Supply today awarded the $213,200 demolition contract to All-Around Excavating of Johnson City…
Flood-Wrecked Homes Torn Down In Vestal
Dozens of houses damaged by the 2011 flood are being demolished in the town of Vestal.
Crews have torn down the first few buildings as part of the initial phase of the project in a neighborhood off Vestal Road.
A total of 58 houses are to be removed over the next few months...
Town Of Union Receives New Flood Buyout Conditions
Town of Union officials have received a revised property buyout proposal for the non-local share of acquisition expenses.
Officials say the proposal includes new conditions that were not contained in the original contract.
Town representatives plan to discuss the revised stipulations with the State Of…
Vestal Flood Buyout Program Inches Forward
A program to buy out more flood-damaged structures in Broome County is moving ahead.
The town of Vestal board has approved demolition work on a few properties targeted for acquisition under the federally-funded plan.
Almost 60 homes in the town ultimately are expected to be torn down...
Town of Union Flood Buyout Appraisals to Begin
Appraisal work should get underway for town of Union properties that are part of a flood buyout program.
The town board has authorized the appraisal process for 176 properties which have been approved for the process.
Funding for the buyout is coming from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
FEMA May Fund Buyout of 176 Town Of Union Properties
The town of Union's property buyout plan has received a boost from the federal government.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency this afternoon notified the town that it intends to fund a proposed buyout of 176 properties.
According to deputy supervisor Rose Sotak's office, a fifteen-day p…