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New York Power Authority Set to Host Halloween Event

Contact:
Lou Paonessa
716-286-6661
lou.paonessa@nypa.gov

October 20, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LEWISTON—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will play host to its annual Halloween “Spooktacular” on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Power Vista, the admission-free visitors center at the Niagara Power Project.

The “Spooktacular” features spooky games courtesy of the Niagara Police Athletic League, a haunted house courtesy of the Lockport YMCA, movies, storytelling and a children’s contest for best costumes. The costume contest will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Come early for more special Halloween treats. Parking is free for the event.

The Niagara Power Project Power Vista is located on 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston.  It features displays and interactive exhibits relating to the production of electricity, energy efficiency and the area’s history, as well as spectacular views from the observation deck, 350 feet above the Niagara River Gorge.

For more information call 716-286-6661 or 1-866-NYPA-FUN or visit www.nypa.gov for a complete schedule of activities.

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

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