Parade celebrates town’s rebirth

MIDDLEBURGH MARKS ITS 300TH ANNIVERSARY A YEAR AFTER DEVASTATING FLOOD
By Tim O’Brien
PUBLISHED 8:50 PM, SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2012
source of article: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Parade-celebrates-town-s-rebirth-3763197.php

MIDDLEBURGH — Despite its age and all it has been through, this Schoharie County town shined Saturday as it celebrated a3the 300th anniversary of its settlement.

Almost a year after Tropical Storm Irene flooded parts of town on Aug. 28, 2011, leaving its only supermarket still shuttered, the resilient community gathered to celebrate its heritage and the small-town closeness that helps weather any storm.

As they watched the parade that served as the centerpiece of a three-day celebration, residents Nora and Ed Masterson said Continue reading “Parade celebrates town’s rebirth”