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Storm HQ: Those Without Power Must Call ConEd Today

People without power need to call ConEd today to get a work order number, according to Town of Ossining officials.

 

12:54 p.m.: The Town of Ossining says that all residents and businesses without power, as of today, must call 1-800-75CONED and get a work order number. Town of Ossining officials say they are very concerned about the one or two homes/businesses that continue not to have power, along with those who might have lost power during the nor’easter storm. The Town will continue to stay on top of the areas that have whole streets and/or areas without power.

12:53 p.m.: Westchester County is looking for an inventory of damages to homes, cars and other personal properties for both residential and commercial properties in the Town of Ossining. Please forward this information to Town of Ossining Supervisor Donnelly and she will make sure the County is aware of it. Send it to: sdonnelly@townofossining.com

12:52 p.m.: FEMA will be opening a Disaster Recovery Center at the County Center  tomorrow 8:00 AM -8:00 PM seven days a week until further notice for individuals and businesses to file claims and apply for eligible aid. You can read about FEMA and get the information and forms at : www.fema.gov/sandy

6:55 a.m.: The Ossining Schools will be on a two hour delay tomorrow. There will be no A.M. Pre-K as well.

6:42 a.m.: The Croton-Harmon Schools are on a two-hour delay today.

 

Wednesday 6:31 p.m.: Wednesday’s Board Meeting has been moved to Thursday, November 8th at 7:30 p.m. at 16 Croton Avenue.

Wednesday 6:27 p.m: Ossining Police say:

Please use caution when driving home tonight. If you don't need to drive, please stay off the roadways. Many roads are covered in snow and ice, making them difficult to pass. Department of Public Works personnel are addressing problem areas.

Wednesday 2:13 p.m.:Ossining schools will be canceling all after school and evening activities for today, Wednesday, November 8th due to anticipated inclement weather.  Additionally, the open dress rehearsal for the OHS Production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream scheduled for today at 4:00 p.m. will be canceled as well.

Wednesday 12:18 p.m. Due to anticipated weather conditions, PVC and the high school will dismiss today at 1:45 p.m. CET will dismiss at the regular time. 

All after school and evening programs including clubs, rehearsals, athletic games and practices and Adult Education are cancelled in the District today, Wednesday, November 7, 2012.  However, all CET enrichment programs and Children's Space programs at CET and PVC will remain open.

CHHS parent-teacher conferences for tonight have been postponed and rescheduled for Tuesday, November 20th.  The high school will provide additional information this week. 

Please know that the Croton Free Library will be open today from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. 

 

Wednesday 9:33 a.m. Ossining's Cedar Lane Park and Ryder Park are closed. All other Ossining parks are open. Please be careful in the parks, as there may be branches that could fall.

Wednesday 6:52 a.m. The Croton Free Library now has power and will be open Wednesday.

Tuesday 7:26 p.m.: Ossining Supervisor Donnelly & Croton Mayor Wiegman will take part in a news conference tomorrow, which will focus on the slow restoration of power in our communities. The news conference will be held in the Town of Cortlandt. Officials from other municipalities will also attend.

Tuesday 7:18 p.m. 1,283 homes without power right now in Ossining and Croton-on-Hudson.

Tuesday 5:28 p.m.: 465 homes without power in Ossining this evening, according to ConEd.

Tuesday 5:27 p.m.: 818 homes without power in the Village of Croton-on-Hudson tonight, according to ConEd.

Tuesday 1:55 p.m.: 97% of the Village of Ossining has had power restored.

Tuesday 12:35 p.m.: The Ossining Community Center is still open for shelter. Food and hot water are available. You can also recharge your electronics there. Residents who are still without power can drop in or stay at the center to keep warm with the approaching dropping temperatures.

Tuesday 11:16 a.m.: The Ossining PBA is accepting donations of non perishable food items, bottled water, clean clothing, cleaning items, baby products and other such related items. Donations can be dropped off at the Ossining Police Station, 88 Spring St, Ossining. (914) 941-4099 for information and directions.

Tuesday 10:55 a.m.: The Croton Free Library remains closed because there is no electricity in the building.

Tuesday 5:45 a.m.: All Village of Ossining, Village of Croton-on-Hudson and Town of Ossining polling places will be open Tuesday.

Monday 7:43 p.m.: The Ossining Community Center will be open for those who want to stay the night in warmth and/or charge up their electronics and/or have a hot shower.  Also, Club Fit has opened its doors for local residents to warm up and take showers as needed.

Monday 7:39 p.m.: Town of Ossining Supervisor Sue Donnelly says, "You may see crews around Town that seem to be “hanging out,” but they are waiting for direction from ConEd as to the next area to work on. Remember, some of these crews are coming up from other areas in the county and work sometimes 15 hour days. Many are from out of town and out of state, so you may not see ConEd trucks, but other utility trucks such as Pike. These are the people who are going to get us back 100%. We understand the frustration of those who think they are the last to get power, but that is not the case, we still have neighborhoods out.  Some have more complicated issues than others."

Monday 3:28 p.m.: All of the polls will be open in Croton-on-Hudson, the Village of Ossining and the Town of Ossining, with the exception of the Briarcliff Youth Center polling location. Officials are waiting on the Board of Elections to see if another location will be selected.

Monday 1:58 p.m.: All polls will be open tomorrow in the Village of Ossining.

Monday 12:48 p.m.: Six Con Edison crews are working in the Croton area this morning, according to Village officials. The crews are working on restoring the four feeder lines that bring power into the Village.

Monday 11:40 a.m.: Briarlcliff Resident, Broker and Patch Blogger Phil Faranda has documented the lack of storm cleanup near his home. Click on the YouTube video in this story to see.

Monday 11:37 p.m.: Ossining Supervisor Sue Donnelly says, "The Town and Village of Ossining are working very closely together to get everyone as back to normal as possible. If you or your neighbor does not have electricity it is essential that you call 1-800-75CONED (1-800-752-6633). You should call even if you called last week. We want to remind ConEd of the number of families still out there without electricity, and it will help us with our lists that we are constantly working on.  Please check on your neighbors especially the elderly to make sure they are OK."

Monday 11:36 p.m.: Club Fit has opened its doors to all residents to go warm up and shower, for those who still do not have electricity.  Hours of operation are 5:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. during the week.

Monday 11:33 a.m.: Croton Yacht Club opening its doors to residents without power or heat at noon. It will be open until 10 p.m., so you can warm up and charge your phone and laptop.

Monday 11:32 a.m.: The Croton Free Library is still closed. The facility still has no power.

Monday 11:26 a.m.: 1,236 without power in the Town and Village of Ossining.

Monday 11:12 a.m.: 942 people are still without power in the Village of Croton-on-Hudson right now.

Larry Martin November 07, 2012 at 01:32 PM
Love Croton but they dropped the ball on this one. Still no power heading into storm #2.
Wayne November 07, 2012 at 02:30 PM
5 out of state electrical trucks on Mt. Airy Road in Croton yesterday evening. They told my neighbor they were leaving without doing anything because Con Ed told them they don't want them working in the dark. I've also heard it said that Con Ed won't pay out of state crews OT. Funny how they are broadcasting ads saying they are working 24/7. Maybe they should be spending some of their PR budget on repairs.
Melissa O. November 07, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Going 10 days without power is absolutely ridiculous. It's like we live in the dark ages. And, now Storm #2 threatens. People in the worst hit areas of New Jersey seem to have power by now.
Dakota Marin November 07, 2012 at 03:16 PM
Free-zzzz-zzzz-inggggg and FURIOUS
Bellina Chocolates November 07, 2012 at 10:07 PM
We are also collecting for hurricane sandy victims. Mon-Fri 12-6pm Bellina chocolates 86 Croton Avenue Ossining, NY 10562 (914) 762-1484

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