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October 2012

Fellowship Fair

November 10, 2012

St. Paul's Lutheran parish hall, Lunch of soups, hot beef on bun and desserts available, 9am-2pm, Call 252-3919

Sullivan County roads closed

From Sullivan County Manage David Fanslau:

Sullivan County travel restrictions that were issued at 9:00 PM Monday night remain in place. There are numerous roads that are blocked with fallen trees and wires, and public works crews will be addressing road closures throughout the day. In many cases, public work crews will need to work jointly with utilities crews to ensure power is off to wires down with trees.

About 30,000 locations throughout Sullivan County remain without power. Prolonged power outages will last several days.  Read more

Closed roads and travel advisory in Wayne and Pike counties

PIKE COUNTY
**I-84 East Rest Area - Site 61, Promised Land, Pike County, closed until further notice

**I-84 West Rest Area - Site 62, Promised Land, Pike County, closed until further notice

**I-84 West Rest Area - Site K, Matamoras, Pike County, closed until further notice

**SR 209 is closed in both directions between Federal Road and the end of SR 209 in Milford due to downed utilities. Anticipated reopening, Tuesday, 12 p.m.  Read more

American Red Cross Shelters

Here are the available American Red Cross shelters in our area:

PENNSYLVANIA
Monroe County
East Strousburg High School South
279 N Courtland St
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

NEW YORK
Orange County
Grace Community Church
2839 Route 94
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Newburgh Armory Unity Center
321 S. William Street
Newburgh, NY 12550

Port Jervis High School
10 Route 209
Port Jervis, NY 12771

Washingtonville High School
54 West Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Sullivan County
SUNY Sullivan - Field House
112 College Road
Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759

Report Power Outages

Here's how to report power outages in our area:

NYSEG
By Phone: (800) 572-1131
Online: http://bit.ly/nysegout

Orange & Rockland
By Phone: (877) 434-4100
Online: http://bit.ly/oroutage

PPL
By Phone: (800) DIAL-PPL
Online: http://bit.ly/ppl-out

Help storm-damaged trees recover from Hurricane Sandy

The trail of damages after major storms such as Hurricane Sandy truly reveals the power of Mother Nature, and the remains can be devastating, especially for trees. Unprotected, trees are vulnerable to the storm's wrath, and the wounds might look fatal. However, even though major branches may be broken, foliage might be shredded, or the bark may be torn and gouged, trees have an amazing ability to recover from even the most severe cases. The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) offers some post-storm advice to help you and your trees recover from this disaster.  Read more

Wayne emergency declaration

The Wayne County Commissioners executed a Declaration of Disaster Emergency at 2:00 p.m. today to allow Wayne County Emergency Management Coordinator to coordinate the activities of the emergency response and to take all appropriate action needed to alleviate the affects of this disaster.  Read more

NYSEG: power outages could last for days

Sustained 40-mile-per-hour winds and gusts of 60 miles per hour or more from the remnants of Hurricane Sandy are likely to cause serious damage to NYSEG’s electricity delivery system, leaving some customers without power for many days. The only question now is exactly where the damage and outages will occur.

At 3:30 pm NYSEG reported 312 customers without power in Sullivan County, 61 in Ulster and 118 in Delaware.  Read more

Important notice for agriculture sector regarding Hurricane Sandy

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell Cooperative Extension urges all farmers to prepare ahead of time for power outages, structural or crop damage, insurance claims and damage that could accompany Hurricane Sandy, also dubbed “Frankenstorm” and the “Perfect Storm.” The New York State Office of Emergency Management is already warning citizens of Sandy’s approach, and New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets urges farmers to pay close attention to those warnings.  Read more

Bridges between PA & NJ remain open as of 1 pm Monday

NEW HOPE, PA – The 18 vehicular bridges owned and operated by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission between Pennsylvania and New Jersey remained open to
traffic as of 1 p.m. today.  Read more