National Guard and shock crews work to repair roads in Upper Jay.
Photo by Keith Lobdell.
continued During the meeting, both Douglas and Keene Supervisor William “Bill” Ferebee thanked members of the board and staff for their help in two of the towns hit hardest by the wrath of Tropical Storm Irene.
“I want to thank all of those who have offered their help and called with their support in the past month,” Ferebee said.
“The support that we have gotten has been unbelievable,” Douglas said. “This has been the most trying and emotional time in my life, besides losing a family member.”
“You drive around and see the damage, and it is amazing that we did not lose any citizens in Essex County,” Levielle said. “The crews have down a phenomenal job.”