preparedness

Ithaca Fire Department getting FEMA grant, says Rep. Reed

September 10, 2017

Ithaca Fire Department is one of the recipients of a FEMA grant that will help with operations and safety, according to Rep. Tom Reed’s office. IFD will be getting $22,637 in funding from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. [...]

Preparing for disaster: Is your home ready for the next winter storm?

November 11, 2011

Imagine we have just had a natural disaster. The particular disaster doesn't matter, but here in 14850, it's likely to be a blizzard or ice storm. Trees are down everywhere, the power is out, roads are closed or impassable, and you're essentially stuck in your house or as far as you're able to walk on foot. [...]