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Emergency Info from Sleepy Hollow Mayor

This letter went out today to Sleepy Hollow residents, many hand-delivered to those without power by the Sleepy Hollow Police Department.

Dear Resident:

The Village has been meeting with Con Edison daily in an effort to get power restored throughout the Village. However, Con Edison has now informed the Village that restoration in some areas may take as long as 8 more days. As a result, the Village’s emergency services are advising residents of the following safety measures:

• Check on your neighbors, especially the elderly.

• If you have power, try and assist those without.

• Warming centers are located at:

Warner Library

Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm; Friday10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sleepy Hollow Village Hall, M-F, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Overnight shelters are located at:

Mt. Pleasant Town Hall, One Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, 769-1941 (For transportation, call 631-0800.)

Community Opportunity Center, Thurs-Fri, 105 Wildey Street, Tarrytown, 631-7340

If you haven’t done so already, report outages directly to Con Ed at 1-800-75CONED (752-6633)

Keep generators outside away from your house.

Residents may charge electronics at Village Hall, Mon-Fri from 8:30am – 4:30pm.

The Village has postponed Halloween Trick or Treating until Friday, Nov. 2nd.

Please be advised that parents, permitting their child to trick or treat, should exercise extreme caution because power lines are still down and street lights are out.

For emergencies only, call 911.

Sincerely,

Kenneth G. Wray, Mayor, Village of Sleepy Hollow

Melissa Weaver November 02, 2012 at 01:53 AM
Showers and locker rooms are available at The Family YMCA for anyone in need. We have been provided with comfort kits from the Red Cross if you do not have toiletries (shampoo, tooth brush, tooth paste, razor and towels). Monday through Thursday 5:00 am to 10:30 pm Friday 5:00 am to 10:00 pm Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Christina Kharem November 02, 2012 at 05:17 AM
The American Red Cross, Westchester EOC, and Tarrytown P.D. has teamed up with the Community Opportunity Center (COC) to provide a 24 hour Warming Center/ Full Shelter. The shelter is currently active and very family friendly. The shelter is free and open to the public. They have food and water, coffee, hot chocolate and tea. They have plenty of cots, blankets and pillows. Please bring your prescription medications you may be taking. If you have a baby, please bring baby food and diapers. In addition, they have Wifi, a children's room with arts and crafts and children's movies. They are serving nutritious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks while the shelter remains open. You may come to charge your phones and computers. The COC has a quiet library for homework/work with 10 computer portals, access to printer, copy machine and fax. You may also bring your pets to this shelter. The address to the COC is 105 Wildey Street in Tarrytown. No need to phone you can just walk in. If you are in need of further information, the phone number to COC is 914 631-7340. Ask for Kristin Lanza or Christina Kharem
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The COC Shelter will continue to be opened through the weekend and possibly after and is handicap accessible.
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