Con Edison is distributing dry ice in Armonk at North Castle Community Park, 205 Business Park Drive, and at the Cortlandt Community Center at 29 Westbrook Drive. Official announcements have directed residents to IBM but the company has no dry ice.
Good afternoon. We’ve had a busy four days participating in the coverage of Irene. That said, we have been commenting on the storm and its impact. Here’s a digest of opinion content published since Sunday: Editorials Get used to warnings, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28 Climate change may continue to… Read More →
Westchester County Legislators Peter Harckham, D-Katonah, and Michael Kaplowitz, D-Somers, are the latest local officials to express frustration with “the lack of information and the less-than-impressive restoration efforts” by power companies in the wake of Hurricane Irene. New York State Electric & Gas and Con Edison crews have raised the… Read More →
With power out at John Jay High School, John Jay Middle School, Lewisboro Elementary School and Meadow Pond Elementary School, the Katonah-Lewisboro School District has announced that opening day will still be Sept. 7 but all activities through Friday have been canceled, including Kindergarten orientation, new student orientation, teacher meetings… Read More →
Officials have announced that Con Edison is distributing dry ice in Armonk at North Castle Community Park, 205 Business Park Drive, and at the Cortlandt Community Center at 29 Westbrook Drive.
With power out at North Salem Middle School/High School and no phones or Internet at either school, several activities before the opening day of school have been canceled and there will be a two-hour delay on the first day, Sept. 6. Read the full announcement from the district below: Update… Read More →
Electric power is anticipated to be restored to at least 65 percent of homes in the town of Somers, reports the Town Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy. The shelter in the Activity Center at Heritage Hills will remain open. “Now while that is good news it means that will still have… Read More →
While New York City got so much of the attention, it was the northern suburbs that sustained the lion’s share of the local damage from Irene. With the benefit of hindsight, do you think better planning and development might have made for less damage? Tell us what you think: With… Read More →
Much of Somers — 7,661 out of 9,098 customers — are without electric power, New York State Gas & Electric reports on its website. But so far Town Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy says she has not been able to get information on when power will be restored. She said she… Read More →
Now that tropical storm Irene, formerly a hurricane, has moved on, what do you think of the performance of public safety and emergency workers?