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New York Power Authority to Host Free Movies in November
Featuring Paul Newman

Steve Ramsey

October 22, 2008


NORTH BLENHEIM—A series of movies starring the late Paul Newman will be in the spotlight on consecutive Sundays in November at the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project. 

The movies, all beginning at 2 p.m., are: 

Sunday, November 2: “Hud” (1963)

Sunday, November 9: “Sting” (1973)

Sunday, November 16: “Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid” (1969) 

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.

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