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P-R PHOTO/RACHEL MOORE Gov. Andrew Cuomo (left), seated beside Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas, talks about state funding at a press conference at the Town of Jay Community Center in AuSable Forks on Wednesday. The governor announced $1.5 million that will help build a new Upper Jay Fire Station on higher ground and New York Rising money totaling $7.5 million to help repair and better build areas of Keene and Jay damaged by tropical storms Irene and Lee.