Irene Devastates Schoharie County In NY

September 1, 2011 Updated Sep 1, 2011 at 6:51 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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September 1, 2011 Updated Sep 1, 2011 at 6:51 PM EDT

SCHOHARIE COUNTY, NY ( WKBW ) Parts of Schoharie County in New York State are devastated as a result of "Irene," the storm that roared through the region last weekend.

Channel 7's John Borsa and video journalist Chris Podosek are the only Buffalo television reporters there to bring the story home to you.

Thousands of people are without secure shelter, businesses are shut down, and lives will be changed forever.

Days after the tropical storm hit, hundreds of volunteer first responders from across the state - including Western New York - came to the aid of officials there.

Click the video to see the amazing pictures and stories from downstate.

If you would like to help support Red Cross relief efforts for storm damage, you can make a donation to 1-800-RED-CROSS.