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Press Release: Clarkstown Urges Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Irene

NEWS

                             NEWS

                                        from

                                       TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN

                                                            Office of the supervisor

 

 

                                                                                                Date August 26, 2011

                                               

            ALEXANDER J. GROMACK

                            Supervisor

 

            For Immediate Release

            Contact: Erika Moschetti

         (Office) 639-2050

 

Clarkstown Urges Residents to prepare for Hurricane Irene

 

With the anticipation of Hurricane Irene this weekend, the Town of Clarkstown is urging residents to begin preparing by planning ahead and taking precautions.  Residents should stock-up on supplies and be sure their plans are in order for their homes and businesses:

 

·         Check all emergency supplies and equipment

·         Keep a portable radio and flashlight on hand with fresh batteries

·         Clear your yard of all loose objects

·         Store sufficient drinking water for each family member.  A gallon a day for each individual in your household is recommended

·         Shutter, board or tape all windows

·         Store important documents in waterproof containers 

·         If ordered to evacuate COMPLY IMMEDIATELY!

·         Plan your evacuation route ahead of time.  Make arrangements now by identifying a friend or family member located away from non-threatened areas

 

See attached Hurricane Safety Tips provided by the Rockland County Office of Fire & Emergency Services for additional information:  http://co.rockland.ny.us/Alert/HurricaneSafetyTips.pdf

 

The Town of Clarkstown has been preparing for this weekend’s storm with special attention to known flooding areas.  Town workers have been checking the conditions of culverts and catch basins throughout the Town. 

 

On Saturday, August 27, 2011 the Town will open two reception areas starting at 7pm. 

Residents in need of shelter can go to: 

 

Street Community Center                            Congers Community Center

31 Zukor Road, New City                               6 Gilchrest Road, Congers

 

In addition, Nyack High School, located at 360 Christian Herald Road, Upper Nyack will be open at 7pm for residents in need of shelter. 

 

Avoid traveling in areas of the Town that are subject to flooding. 

 

 

 

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