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New York Power Authority to Play Host to Friday Movies in August

Steve Ramsey

July 20, 2007


NORTH BLENHEIM—Children’s movies will be in the spotlight on consecutive Fridays in August at the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project.

 The movies, all beginning at 1:00 p.m., are:

  • Friday, August 3:          “Happy Feet”

  • Friday, August, 10:       “Madagascar”

  • Friday, August 17:        “Open Season”

  • Friday, August 24:        “Flushed Away”

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 on such subjects as basics of electricity, uses of electricity and operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project.

The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.


 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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