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Press Release: Supervisor Issues Local Emergency Order Restricting Vehicular Traffic; Businesses to Be Closed Until 6PM Sunday

 

For Immediate Release

August 27, 2011

 

SUPERVISOR ISSUES LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER RESTRICTING VEHICULAR TRAFFIC; BUSINESSES TO BE CLOSED UNTIL 6 P.M. SUNDAY

 

(New City, NY) - Supervisor Alexander Gromack, issued Local Emergency Order 2-2011 at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday.  The Order provides that vehicular traffic on Town of Clarkstown Roads shall be restricted to essential emergency vehicles and personnel and all local businesses shall be closed from 11:59 p.m. on August 27, 2011 until 6:00 p.m. on August 28, 2011, unless the Order is rescinded prior to that time.

The Order is intended to protect the lives and property of residents and to allow emergency personnel to efficiently respond to emergencies.

Earlier in the evening, the Supervisor issued Local Emergency Order 1-2011, which called for the mandatory evacuation of certain streets south of the Lake DeForest Reservoir.

The Town issued a State of Emergency commencing at 12:00 noon today.  The State of Emergency will remain in effect until 12:00 noon on Thursday, September 1, 2011, unless rescinded prior to that time.  A copy of the Local Emergency Order is attached.

The Town will be holding a press conference at 9:30pm at the Clarkstown Police Department, 20 Maple Avenue, New City.

 

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