From the City of New Rochelle:
This is a recovery update from the City of New Rochelle. Restoration efforts continue with additional crews working throughout the weekend. There are still 9,000 customers in the City without power. Power restoration will be prioritized according to the number of customers affected by any particular repair. We recommend that you disconnect electronic devices, so that they will not be damaged by a power surge when electricity is restored.
If your neighborhood comes back on line, but you still do not have power, then it is very important for you to re-register your address with Con Ed at 1-800-75-CONED or www.coned.com. By re-registering your address, you can ensure that Con Ed is aware that problems in your neighborhood persist.
Westchester has been officially declared a disaster area, which makes our region eligible for federal aid. To qualify, you must register with FEMA at www.disasterassistance.gov or 1-800-621-3362.
Con Ed will again distribute dry ice today at Yonkers Raceway and at a new location—the Westchester County Center.
A shelter remains open at Albert Leonard Middle School, 25 Gerada Lane, and the New Rochelle Public Library has extended its weekend hours on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accommodate those who need a warm place or wish to recharge personal electronic devices. The Hugh Doyle Senior Center will be open next week for normal business hours, and the New Rochelle Public schools will open again on Monday and have a full class day on Tuesday, Election Day.
For further updates, visit the City Web site at www.newrochelleny.com.