Thursday, 11/8 – 1:30pm
The Town of Bedford lifts its State of Emergency as of Noon today, November 8th. Click here to read the order:http://www.bedfordny.info/html/pdf/town_clerk/2012%20State%20of%20Emergency%20Resind%20Order.pdfDry ice and bottle water is available in front of the Town House.
ConEd is distributing dry ice at 200 Business Park Drive from Noon until 5pm today. ConEd representatives will be available to answer any questions you may have.
Day warming shelters and charging stations continue to be available at the libraries and fire houses in Bedford, Bedford Hills and Katonah.
Readers Digest (Chappaqua Crossings) is open as an overnight Emergency Shelter and have hot meals. Contact Vince Russell, Director, 845-825-7395.
NYSEG and ConEdison continue Sandy recovery efforts. Both NYSEG and ConEd report 300+ residents without power in the Town. NYSEG is reporting full restoration 11/8 by 11pm and ConEd reporting 11/9 by 11pm.
If either utility company shows your power as restored on their website, you must report the outage to your utility company: NYSEG 800-572-1131 / Con Edison 800-752-6633.
If you have a generator and are using it quite a bit, you will need to change the oil. Generators have an oil change schedule usually of every 100 hours of use to prevent engine damage or failure. Please visitwww.bedfordny.gov click on “What’s New” for information regarding the prevention of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The Town will be removing storm debris and leaf pickup, please click here for details: http://www.bedfordny.info/html/whats-new.html
FEMA will be opening a Disaster Recovery Center at the Westchester County Center 11/8 at 3PM for individuals and businesses to file claims and apply for eligible aid.
The 11/8 Conservation Board meeting has been rescheduled to 11/15 at 7:30pm and will be held in the 2nd floor conference room at 425 Cherry Street, Bedford Hills.