2004 NYS Emmy Award - Best Historical/Cultural Programming: Single Program or Special
2004 NYS Emmy Award - Best Writer: Documentary
On July 7, 1935, the skies north of the Southern Tier opened up, dumping more than eleven inches of rain in some areas and inundating the rivers, lakes and streams throughout the valley. The terrible chain of events that followed would devastate small towns and cities alike, destroying hundreds of homes and property and claiming more than fifty lives. It would become the worst natural disaster in the history of the Southern Tier.
Using hundreds of photographs and archival film footage, and through first person accounts of the people who lived through it, The Flood of '35 tells the story of that horrible night and the days that followed, days that changed lives and the Southern Tier forever.