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New York Power Authority to Play Host to 19th Century Baseball Game

Contact:
Steve Ramsey
1-800-724-0309
steve.ramsey@nypa.gov

June 12, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

NORTH BLENHEIMóThe New York Power Authority today announced that a 19th-century baseball game will take place on the lawn of historic Lansing Manor, at the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project, at noon on Saturday, June 14.  

The Roxbury Nine Vintage Baseball Club will play host to the Mountain Athletic Club. Admission will be free and hot dogs, beverages and ice cream will be available for sale. There will be free caricatures from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Fans are advised to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Visitors are encouraged to stop at the Blenheim-Gilboa projectís visitors center and the historic Lansing Manor Museum, both admission-free. The visitors center contains many hands-on displays and exhibits on energy and the museum provides a vivid glimpse of life in a 19th-century house. The facilities will be open as usual from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call 1-800-724-0309. 

The complex is located on Route 30 in North Blenheim, 17 miles south of Middleburgh, five miles north of Grand Gorge and 50 miles southwest of Albany. 

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■    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 nationís 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.  ■   For more information, please go to www.nypa.gov.

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