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Flood control funds scarce

Amsterdam only local community getting state aid

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Nearly $100 million in state funding will be put toward flood control, dam maintenance and erosion-control projects statewide, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced Monday. But unlike the devastation wrought by tropical storms Irene and Lee last year, the money largely bypasses the Capital Region: Out of approximately $98 million announced Monday, the only local award is $379,000 for a project in the city of Amsterdam. None of the funding is being directed toward Schoharie or ...

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