PRESS RELEASE: TREES DOWN, POWER OUT

Senator Ball on Hurricane Irene Aftermath

Brewster, N.Y. – (08/28/11) – It will be some time before we know the extent of damage
caused by Hurricane Irene. In the meantime, thousands of residents in the 40th Senate
District are dealing with the loss of electricity, downed trees, flooded basements and
other losses and property damage. Senator Greg Ball (R, C — Patterson) is assessing
the storm’s damage and offering information on valuable local resources for area
residents.

“Dealing with the aftermath of a storm can be scary and confusing,” said Senator Ball. “I
want my residents to know that I’m thinking about them and will do whatever it takes to
help them get back on their feet,” added Ball.

Below is a list of contacts local residents can use in the event of a power outage or
other storm-related emergency:

Utility Companies:
Con Edison: 1-800-75-CONED
Central Hudson Gas and Electric: (845) 452-2700
National Grid: (718) 643-4050
NYSEG: 1-800-572-1131

Emergency Service Providers:
The American Red Cross of Mid Hudson Valley: (845) 471-0200
Dutchess County Sheriff’s Department: (845) 486-3800
Putnam County Sheriff’s Department: (845) 225-4300
Westchester County Emergency Services Center: (914) 231-1900

For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, please contact Ali Skinner: (845) 200-9716.

About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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