Thursday, September 1, 2011

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.

1 comment:

  1. New contact info for the National Guard here in Middleburgh and Schoharie for Chuck at 631-478-8118....pass it on!