News Advisory and Photo
Opportunity: NYPA to Present Checks to Nine Emergency
Organizations in the Northern Catskills
June 14, 2006
NORTH BLENHEIM – The New York Power Authority
(NYPA) on Wednesday night will present checks totaling $20,000.00 to
nine fire and rescue organizations serving the communities
surrounding the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project.
The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the project
Horace Horton, NYPA’s regional manager, Central New
York, will present checks to the Middleburgh Fire Department,
Middleburgh Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Conesville Fire Department,
Conesville Rescue Squad, Jefferson Fire Department, Jefferson Rescue
Squad, Grand Gorge Fire Department, Grand Gorge Rescue Squad and
Blenheim Hose Company.
WHAT: Emergency Services Checks
WHEN: Wednesday, June 14
TIME: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center
1378 State Route 30
North Blenheim, NY 12131
■ NYPA 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 18 generating facilities
in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of
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