On Aug. 27, 2011, Briarcliff Manor and Pleasantville residents were boarding up their homes, making arrangements to stay with family and .
Hurricane Irene was on her way and people were not taking chances. , knocking out power to thousands, flooding homes in certain areas and and homes.
Luckily, no one in this area was seriously injured in the storm, but emergency crews worked non-stop to clear roadways, restore power and clean up debris.
Pleasantville Road access near Briarcliff High School , with power lines hanging low in the streets.
In Pleasantville, residents flocked to the Mount Pleasant Public Library to take advantage of outlets and Internet access. Mayor Peter Scherer in the village.
In the months that followed the storm, Briarcliff Manor's North State Road/Route 9A intersection . It has since .
Have you received any FEMA funds to help cover your expenses? Are you still struggling with storm related damage? Tell us your experience in the comments.