BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) — This year marks a decade since flood waters from Tropical Storm Lee left residents across the region displaced, without electricity, and scrambling to save their homes. WSKG is sharing some of their stories.
VESTAL, NY (WSKG) - A decade ago, the Southern Tier experienced historic rainfall and flooding, setting records that stand to this day. The frequency of these storms is increasing and the region is prone to more flooding.
WSKG Joined WBNG, WICZ, WIVT, Equinox Broadcasting, Clear Channel, Citadel Communications and GM Broadcasting on September 14, 2011 for Local Broadcasters Flood Relief 2011
In the wake of the September floods in our region, WSKG organized a Flood Relief Telethon with commercial radio and television stations resulting in a monumental effort. Together, our community helped raise over $250,000 in a single day.
VESTAL, NY (WSKG)—This summer much of the region saw destructive flooding, and more minor flooding has brought water into basements. That is not necessarily new for residents who have been forced to live with the results of water damage, including mold.
VESTAL, NY (WSKG) — The 2011 flood in the wake of Tropical Storm Lee devastated the Susquehanna River Valley, but a decade later businesses are still grappling with an unpredictable river. The Flood
The Dietrich Theater on Tioga Street in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania first opened in 1937, but closed in the 1980’s.
Contributions from the Community
WSKG put a call out to the people of the region impacted by flooding in 2011. We’ve compiled those submissions of stories, pictures, and sound into a digital scrapbook.
VESTAL, NY (WSKG) - Ten years ago, Tropical Storm Lee brought record flooding in communities along the Susquehanna River. Thousands of buildings were destroyed, including a school in Binghamton.
BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) — In September 2011, flooding from Tropical Storm Lee left devastation along the Susquehanna River. The Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant (BJCJSTP), which also serves other municipalities in the area, was already struggling with a number of issues before the flood.
BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) — The houses devastated by 2011 floods along the Susquehanna River in Sidney were some of the village’s most affordable homes. They had already endured historic flooding in 2006, and many had undergone extensive renovations in the aftermath.