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Hurricane Sandy Hudson Valley NYHurricane On The Hudson - Ulster County NY Braces For Hurricane Sandy  

With the 1 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Irene fresh in everyone's collective memory, Ulster County NY is taking no chances in preparing for Hurricane Sandy as the storm bears down on New York State. Though it's hard to imagine that damage done by Sandy could be more extensive than that which was caused by Irene in the summer of 2011, experts say Sandy is unique for a number of reasons and could be unlike anything we've ever seen. Taft Street Realty gives a brief explanation as to why Sandy may be the scariest thing out there this Halloween, and what Ulster County NY homeowners can do to get ready for Hurricane Sandy!

Ulster County NY Emergency ReadinessThough "Frankenstorm" is certainly a catchy title for

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Though it may look pretty bad, Ulster County will recover. As expected, Hurricane Irene caused extensive flooding, power outages and knocked down many trees. Ulster County officials are still assessing the extent of the damage, but all it takes is a short drive around the neighborhood for the impact of Irene on some Ulster County homes to become painfully apparent. However in spite of the destruction, the general feeling is that we were prepared and have fared well. Innovations like social media rose to the occasion and assumed an important role in providing a means for communication amidst a blackout. Our area has proven to be resourceful enough to withstand what County Executive Michael Hein called, “The worst natural disaster in Ulster County’s

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Just days after a rare earthquake rattled the east coast, the Hudson Valley finds itself in the path of Hurricane Irene, which could reach our area by Sunday reports say. Though vastly different in nature and origin, Tuesday’s earthquake and Hurricane Irene follow a seeming trend of extreme weather this summer and once again highlight the importance of disaster preparedness. Local hazards like flooding and loss of power may occur should Irene decide to pay a visit, so officials are advising that Ulster County residents take measures and be prepared. It’s not often that we at Taft Street can blog about an earthquake and a hurricane in the same week! Thankfully in this age of information, the resources for monitoring such storms are numerous and easily

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