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Snow Storm Assistance Numbers


                With a nor'easter expected to bring snow and high winds to our area starting today, here are numbers where you can get storm-related information or services. You may wish to print this out and keep handy in case you need assistance:

                To report power outages or downed power lines:

                * LIPA/National Grid: 800-490-0075

                * Freeport Electric: 516-378-0146 (Village of Freeport residents only)

                24 Hour Emergency Gas Service:

                * National Grid: 800-490-0045         

                Information on mass transit service:

                 * LIRR 24 hour travel information center: 718-217-5477 or

                * NICE Bus travel information: 516-228-4000 or

                * NYC Transit travel information: 718-330-1234 or

                * Suffolk Transit: 631-852-5200 or

                 Up to the minute information about traffic conditions on Long Island’s major roads:       

                * NYS Department of Transportation’s 511 service: Call 5-1-1 or

                To report snow plowing issues: 

                * Town maintained roads:

                Town of Hempstead: 516-489-5000

    Town of Oyster Bay: 516-677-5757

                Town of Babylon: 631-957-7474

                * Village maintained roads:

                Village of Freeport: 516-377-2289

                Village of Massapequa Park: 516-798-0244

                Village of Amityville: 631-789-2200

                Village of Lindenhurst: 631-957-7520

    * County maintained roads:

    Nassau County: 516-571-6900

    Suffolk County: 631-852-4070

    * State maintained roads:

    NYS Department of Transportation: 631-904-3059