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NYPA History Video Scheduled for Area Cable Channels

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Stephen Shoenholz
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stephen.shoenholz@nypa.gov

November 9, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WHITE PLAINS—A video depicting the history of the New York Power Authority will be available on Cablevision channels in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley beginning Saturday (Nov. 11) and continuing through Dec. 9.

The video, produced to mark the Power Authority’s 75th anniversary this year and titled “Bold Dream…Shining Legacy,” includes extensive coverage of events leading to the Power Authority’s founding in 1931 and goes on to trace its growth into the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility.

The schedule:

Yonkers (Channel 18)—Saturdays at 4 p.m. on Nov. 11, 18 and 25 and Dec. 2.

Yorktown (Channel 22)—Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, 21 and 28 and Dec. 5.

New Rochelle (Channel 76) and Harrison/Port Chester (Channel 18)—Wednesdays at 6 p.m. on Nov. 15, 22 and 29 and Dec. 6.

Wappingers Falls (Channel 21)—Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, 22, 29 and Dec. 6.

Peekskill/Ossining (Channel 15; Channel 96 with no cable box)—Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 and 25 and Dec. 2 and 9.

    About NYPA:

 ■    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 transmission lines.

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