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

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

October 22, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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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■    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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