"It has been one year since torrential rains led to flash flooding that ripped through communities along Cattaraugus Creek in southern Erie and northern Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.
The National Guard troops and firefighters are gone, the Red Cross centers have closed and the mud and debris are cleared from homes and roads. But the storm's imprint remains.
'Everybody uses the flood as a reference now. There's stuff before the flood and stuff after the flood,' said Fred Johnson, director of Love Inc...
Here is a photo set of our adventures after the storm and here are all the blog entries tagged for Gowanda
which proved remarkably interesting to look back at and remember.