New York Power Authority Visitors
Center Set to Host Scary Halloween Event
October 20, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—The admission-free visitor center at
the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power
Project will play host to a “Scary Halloween” event on Saturday,
Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Skip West will highlight the event with Halloween
stories and folk songs from 11 a.m. to noon.
At noon, there will be a parade and contest for
children of all ages with prizes awarded for the funniest, scariest,
most creative and prettiest costumes. The visitors center theater
will show a Halloween movie at 1 p.m.
All children attending will receive a free
Before or after the event, visitors can view the
many hands-on displays and exhibits on energy and experience the
rich history of a 19th-century dairy barn. Adjacent to the visitors
center is the admission-free historic Lansing Manor, which is also
open to the public. The facilities will be open from 10 a.m. to 5
The visitors center and adjacent Lansing Manor are
located on Route 30 in North Blenheim, 17 miles south of
Middleburgh, five miles north of Grand Gorge and 50 miles southwest
of Albany. For more information, please call 1-800-724-0309.
■ 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. ■ For more
information, please go to www.nypa.gov.
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