Viewers Choose Comedies for NYPA's Sunday
October 27, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—A series of comic films selected
from among viewers’ suggestions are slated to be shown on
consecutive Sundays in November at the New York Power Authority’s
admission-free visitors center at the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage
The movies, all beginning at 2 p.m., are:
Sunday, November 1: “What’s Up Doc?” (1972),
starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O’Neal.
Sunday, November 8: “The Out-of-Towners” (1970),
starring Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis.
Sunday, November 15: “The In-Laws” (1979), starring
Peter Falk and Alan Arkin.
Sunday, November 22: “Bringing Up Baby” (1938),
starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant.
Popcorn will be available for the free showings in
the visitors center theater.
Moviegoers are also invited to enjoy the visitors
center’s attractions, which include hands-on exhibits and displays
on such subjects as basics of electricity, electrical safety and the
operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project. It
is open daily, except some holidays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more
information, please call 1-800-724-0309.
The visitors center is located on Route 30 in North
Blenheim, five miles north of Grand Gorge, 17 miles south of
Middleburgh and 50 miles southwest of Albany.
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bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting energy
efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation
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utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of New York
State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■
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hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity
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