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Posted on: August 29, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Final Storm Update 8/29/2011

The state of emergency has been lifted for the City of New Rochelle but continues in some neighboring municipalities. Residents are urged to use caution while traveling and stay away from downed wires and flooded streets.

The City is working with Con Edison to restore power to approximately 1,000 customers in the City. There are 7 streets closed due to downed trees mixed with power lines and dozens of downed trees reported citywide to date. The Emergency Shelter at Albert Leonard has been closed. A total of 18 people were served during the storm.

Residents are reminded of the following:
•Call Con Edison directly to report all outages at (800) 75-CONED.
•To report downed trees, call 740-6118
•Dry ice is available at the Mamaroneck Metro North Station, 1 Station Plaza, Mamaroneck on Monday from 10 am to 7 pm.
•Garbage pickup remains as scheduled and will accommodate additional debris. Storm debris will be collected in conjunction with normal yard waste pickup. Please follow collection guidelines including bundling branches.
•Meter parking enforcement is in effect.
•Leaf blower restrictions are suspended until Monday September 5.
•For non-emergency issues related to the storm, call 654-2300 or 2-1-1.

The City of New Rochelle issues regular updates through the City website; Facebook and Twitter; NRTV Cable Channel 75 and FIOS Channel 28; and automated phone and email messages when necessary. Residents can subscribe to receive these emergency alerts directly through the City’s website at

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