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New York Power Authority to Host Spooktacular Halloween Event


Contact:
Lou Paonessa
716-286-6651        
louis.paonessa@nypa.gov

October 13, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

LEWISTON—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will host its annual Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the Niagara Power Vista. Admission and parking are free for a scary good time.

This year’s Spooktacular will feature spooky games, courtesy of the Niagara Police Athletic League, a haunted house, courtesy of the Lockport YMCA, movies and a children’s costume contest.  Come early for more special Halloween treats.

Guests are also are invited to enjoy the Niagara Power Vista’s attractions, which include 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.  The Power Vista is located at 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston.

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

About NYPA:

■    The New York Power Authority 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 New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.  ■    About 75 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower.  Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.  ■    For more information, www.nypa.gov

 

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