Need financial or other assistance in recovering from property damage by Tropical Storm Ida? The government is opening registration centers beginning Friday in Oaks, King of Prussia, and Collegeville.
There's a Friday deadline to apply to Montgomery County for assistance in dealing with Tropical Storm Ida damage clean-ups. If you need help, don't wait; call now. Your time's running out.
PECO Energy and its corporate parent, Exelon, said Tuesday they were donating a total of $250,000 to local and regional non-profits that continue to provide post-Ida assistance in Montgomery and four other counties.
Record-height Ida flood waters so damaged Schwenksville Borough Hall that it may be closed for months. Its staff is working remotely in the interim. As of Thursday, the best way to reach it was by e-mail.
Montgomery, Chester, and four other counties are included in a major disaster declaration issued Friday by President Joe Biden. It makes grants, loans and other Ida-related recovery help available.
Advocates of riparian buffers - trees and other plantings near stream and creek beds - say they could help reduce flooding impacts like those created last week by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Ida.
Montgomery County residents whose properties were damaged by Ida, and who hope to receive help beyond insurance coverage, need to make county and local governments aware of their problems.
Philadelphia-based regional emergency management staffers are scheduled Tuesday to help gather specifics on how hard Tropical Storm Ida hit Montgomery and Chester counties. What they learn could lead to federal financial help, but that's not guaranteed