Senator James Seward and Senator Joseph Griffo will be at the Herkimer Fire Department to detail their efforts to get the federal government on board to help residents affected by the recent flooding in the Mohawk Valley, Southern Tier, and the North Country.

A representative from Senator David Valesky's office is expected to be there as well to address constituents' concerns.

The event takes place at 1:00pm on Friday, July 12, 2013.  The Village of Herkimer Fire Department is located at 125 North Washington Street in Herkimer.

Keeler In The Morning Launches Change.org Petition To Have The Mohawk Valley Declared A Federal Disaster Area

As residents of the area, we feel that we have a responsibility to our Mohawk Valley listeners to help those recently affected by flooding . In the face of Governor Cuomo's statement this week that he was "not overly optimistic" that the area would receive a federal disaster declaration, we are originating a petition to change that.