Thursday, September 29, 2011

Community Party Slated for October 8th

A community party for the people of Middleburgh will take place Saturday, October 8th, after the Columbus Day Parade. The event is being put on by the Village and Town and will be mostly organized by the Rotary Club. Music, food, and fundraising is planned for the event.

Volunteer Center at Methodist Church

The Middleburgh United Methodist Church has taken the lead in volunteer efforts in the community. The Methodist Church has been organizing volunteers, even from from out of the state and has now taken over operations from the Village of Middleburgh.

If you have questions or are in need of volunteers, please visit the church at the corner of Clauverwie and Main or call 518-827-5126.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Storm Aid Event in Altamont Saturday

There is going to be a Storm Aid relief event for the victims of Irene. It will be 10am on Saturday at the Altamont Apple Orchard on Dunnsville Road. It is being put on in conjunction with the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce and they will try to help people in Middleburgh and Schoharie that need assistance. If anyone wants to go or to help out, please do.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Donate to the Village Relief Fund

The Village of Middleburgh is accepting donations for the Village flood relief fund. You can donate with a credit card or PayPal below:

The Village of Middleburgh is setting up a relief/recovery fund. Please send all monetary donations to:
Village of Middleburgh
309 Main Street
PO Box 789
Middleburgh, NY 12122

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Monetary Donations Accepted

The Village of Middleburgh is setting up a relief/recovery fund. Please send all monetary donations to:

Village of Middleburgh
309 Main Street
PO Box 789
Middleburgh, NY 12122

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Donations appreciated in Middleburgh

Donations are being accepted in the Village of Middleburgh, coordinated by MVFD Member Jerry Wayman (518) 231-2402. Goods can be dropped off between 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Middleburgh Elementary School. Items needed include diapers, baby formula, dry goods, cleaning supplies, canned goods. We appreciate any and all help you can provide. Goods are being collected for the Town of Middleburgh and will also be open to residents from Breakabeen and Town of Broome. 09/01/11

Emergency Hurricane Updates for Town of Middleburgh and Schoharie County

Contact Numbers and Information:

Schoharie Emergency Mgt Office (SCEMO) 518-337-4093, 337-4094, 337-4095
Note these are cell lines and often overwhelmed - keep trying

Human Needs for Schoharie County (food Shelter, Water, etc) 518-231-2335

SCAAP (located in the old movie gallery next to Sears) is accepting donations of food, water and clothing. For those needing assistance, there is free food, water, clothing and cleaning supplies. There is staff on site for DSS program assistance. SCAAP telephone is 518-234-2568.

FEMA or call 1-800-621-3362.

Assemblyman Peter Lopez Schoharie 518-295-7250 (limited service so if busy call 518-378-8039 or 518-943-1371)

Village and Town Contacts:

Village Office 518-827-5143
Fire Dept for emergency and pumping 518-827-5277

Dennis Richards, Town Supervisor 518-827-6486
William Ansel-McCabe, Village Mayor 518-337-7024

Lloyd Stannard, Inspections 518-231-7779

Power Updates:

Public Safety:

Additional state police patrols have been assigned to the county with priority to stricken areas

Cobleskill and other law enforcement have been given County wide jurisdiction

Additional resources are being requested.

911 is still active for EMERGENCIES

SHELTER: Golding Middle School, 193 Golding Drive, Cobleskill, NY 12043 518-234-8368


Call 1-800-867-5222 for any customers in New York. Check on=line at and click on OutageCentral


National Grid is working with area emergency officials to provide dry ice to customers, free of charge as supplies last. Locations for dry ice distribution is as follows, with sites open through dusk: 305 Main Street, Middleburgh, NY and Intersection of South Grand Street and Mineral Springs Road, Cobleskill.


National Grid's Mobile Emergency Center will be located in Schoharie, NY from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. today. Please visit us for additional information on: electrical safety and procedures for homes and businesses impacted by flooding including information on inspections and meter replacement, status of outages in your neighborhood or area, consumer information.


If your home is or has been flooded, check with an electrician before turning on anything. If there has been damage, services may require a municipal safety inspection before National Grid will be allowed to connect the electricity.

TIDE's Loads of Hope Mobile laundry program:

Free Laundry Services beginning Friday, September 2 available to all families or individuals in need of clean clothes. Located at Walmart 138 merchant Place, Cobleskill, NY. Hours: Friday, September 2 1-8 p.m.; then starting Saturday September 3, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Duracell Power Relief Trailer services available beginning Friday September 2 from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. beginning Saturday, September 3rd.

Trash is being accepted at the Middleburgh VILLAGE POOL AREA through Tuesday, September 6th.

Middleburgh Water is Safe to Drink

All Village water has been deemed safe to drink.