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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: New York Power Authority And State And Local Officials To Break Ground At Reservoir State Park

November 9, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Senator George Maziarz, Bill Ross, Chairman of the Niagara County Legislature, Steve Richards of the Town of Niagara, Terry Collesano, Mayor of the Village of Lewiston and representatives of local organizations to break ground at Reservoir State Park celebrating NYPA’s commitment to invest nearly $6 million in improvements to this local recreational and tourism destination.

Also participating in the event will be representatives of Mark Cerrone, Inc., a Niagara Falls firm, that will carry out the extensive work at the park, which is expected to be completed in late 2011. 

What:
Reservoir State Park groundbreaking
Date:
Wednesday, November 10
Time:
1 p.m.
Place:

Reservoir State Park – Softball fields
Route 31
Witmer Road Entrance
Town of Niagara

Contact:

Christine Pritchard
518-433-6700
Christine.Pritchard@nypa.gov

 

About NYPA:

■ The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of 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 initiatives. ■ It is the nation's largest state-owned electric utility, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ About 75 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower.  Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state. ■ For more information, www.nypa.gov.

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