Issues: Miscellaneous

NYSEG POWER RESTORATION TEAM MAKING PROGRESS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 31, 2011 – 7 a.m. 

October 31, 2011
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CENTRAL HUDSON: ELECTRICITY BACK FOR NEARLY HALF OF IMPACTED CENTRAL HUDSON CUSTOMERS

 

A field force of more than 500 repair personnel, supported by hundreds of behind-the-scenes employees, is executing on a massive Central Hudson recovery mobilization following the rare October snowstorm that prompted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to declare states of emergencies in all eight of the counties served by the utility.

October 31, 2011
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CON EDISON CREWS RESTORING SERVICE IN AFTERMATH OF STORM

Con Edison Media Relations

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2011

4:30 p.m.

October 31, 2011
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NYSEG HAS RESTORED 41,000 SERVICES; 81,000 CUSTOMERS ARE CURRENTLY WITHOUT POWER

Company Expects Restoration to Be a Multi-Day Effort

 

October 31, 2011
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METRO-NORTH UPDATE FROM GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this evening provided the following update on Metro-North service for Monday, October 31:

 

October 30, 2011
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LETTER FROM SENATOR BALL: OCTOBER SNOW STORM

 

Hello Neighbors,

 

Last night, the entire Hudson Valley Region was hit with an unusual, late October snowstorm that dropped over a foot of snow in many areas across the region. The incredible weight from the heavy snow and ice caused many trees to fall, and in many cases, they fell on power lines, causing widespread power outages across the region.

 

October 30, 2011
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CON EDISON: WORKING TO RESTORE SERVICE AFTER RARE OCTOBER SNOWSTORM

 

NEW YORK –About 77,000 customers are without electric service this morning after a rare October snowstorm hit the region. More than 67,000 of the affected customers are in Westchester County; Staten Island has approximately 3,400 customers without electricity and The Bronx, about 4,100. The remainder are scattered in Brooklyn and Queens.

October 30, 2011
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CON EDISON: CONTINUES WORKING TO RESTORE SERVICE

 

Con Edison Media RelationsFor Immediate Release: October 29, 201110:30 p.m.

NEW YORK – More than 77,000 customers have lost electric service from today’s fall snowstorm. Nearly 61,000 outages are in Westchester County; Staten Island has approximately 8,500 customers without electricity and The Bronx, about 7,000. The remainder are scattered in Brooklyn and Queens. As the heavy, wet snow continues to pile on tree limbs, additional outages may occur.

October 30, 2011
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NYSEG: STORM TOPPLES TREEES AND POWER LINES, LEAVING 82,000 NYSEG CUSTOMERS CURRENTLY WITHOUT SERVICE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 30, 2011 – 9 a.m.

Brewster Division Hardest Hit; New Outages Occurring as Repair Work Begins

October 30, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS RESIDENTS SAFELY DISPOSE OF UNWANTED MEDICATIONS & CELL PHONES

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently helped residents safely dispose of over 200 pounds of unwanted medications and over 1,000 old cell phones through his “Shed the Meds” and “Cell Phones for Soldiers” programs. The programs were held at the Bellmore Train Station.

Senator Fuschillo’s “Shed the Meds” program enables residents to safely dispose of expired or unwanted medications. The over 200 pounds of medication collected were taken by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, which supervised the program, for safe disposal. Safe disposal helps protect the environment and keeps medications out of the hands of young children or others who would use them improperly.

October 28, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH BELLMORE CHAMBER IN WELCOMING “BEYOND FITNESS” TO THE BELLMORE COMMUNITY

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today joined with officials from the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores in celebrating the grand opening of one of Bellmore’s newest small businesses, Beyond Fitness. Beyond Fitness, which is located at 2854B Merrick Road in Bellmore, is a state of the art basketball and fitness training facility.

Senator Fuschillo joined with the Chamber members, as well as Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick), Councilwoman Angie Cullin, and Town Clerk Mark Bonilla in helping owners Steve Drury and Kris Cabrera cut the ribbon on their new small business and wishing them all the best for many years of success.

October 28, 2011
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Community Connection for Week Ending October 30, 2011

In this week's Community Connection, details regarding this year's 'From One Closet to Another' Coats for Kids Winter Clothes Drive, local Boy Scouts complete an Eagle Scout project, and upcoming events around the 56th Senate District. Click the link below to download a full-screen version.

October 28, 2011
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Winifred B. Mack Presented With NY State Senate Resolution

Senator Owen H. Johnson presented Winifred B. Mack with a New York State Senate Resolution marking her designation as 2011 Ambassador of the Arts by the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts.Winifred B. Mack, as Executive Director of Southside Hospital, has overcome financial challenges, strengthened physician and community relationships as well as built and expanded clinical programs to fortify Southside’s position as the healthcare heart of its community.  Prior to becoming the Executive Director, she served as Southside Hospital’s Deputy Executive and Vice President of Patient Services.

October 28, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST COMMUNITY TOWN FAIR FOR MARINE PARK, GERRITSEN BEACH AND SHEEPSHEAD BAY NEIGHBORHOODS

Brooklyn – State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is inviting area residents to attend his next neighborhood town fair on Thursday, November 3, 2011 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Salt Marsh Nature Center located at 3302 Avenue U in Brooklyn.

The event, will feature an opportunity for residents to have one on one conversations with City agencies in an informational fair setting, and also a town hall question and answer meeting. The NYPD will be offering crime prevention information and the Fire Department will be providing give-aways for the home.

October 28, 2011
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