FEMA

More flood relief funding
More flood relief funding
Broome County will be eligible for state funding to cover some storm recovery projects. Governor Cuomo has announced assistance for several counties hit by flooding during the summer of 2013. According to the governor's office, the state will pay the local share of the public assistance program overseen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Clean sweep
Clean sweep
The city of Binghamton has purchased a pair of street sweepers to replace older units that sustained heavy wear and tear as the result of cleanup work after the 2011 flood. The equipment cost nearly $389,000. Money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency was used to acquire the sweepers...
Demolitions underway
Demolitions 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...
Vestal demolition
Vestal demolition
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...