Shandaken wants to dredge to prevent flooding

As soon as it starts to rain, anxiety descends upon many of us here in Shandaken. Is another flood on its way?

Two devastating floods in six years. In the past year alone, three storms that sent water sloshing into stores on Phoenicia’s Main Street. Is industry to blame, for provoking climate change? Are state and New York City regulators to blame for letting streams grow shallow and wide?

Many local residents say the streams were dredged every year or two in the . . .


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