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Rye Police Update: 1,680 Outages Left; Osborn Offers Free Hot Meal Thursday

A message from the Rye City Police.

Con Edison reports that there are currently 1,680 outages in the City of Rye, down from more than 4,500 several days ago. The estimated time for system-wide restoration is November 9th. However, Con Edison has begun issuing individual estimated restoration times and is making significant progress. Con Edison’s Control Center is directing the priority of restoration work. Please check www.coned.com for the status of your restoration. 

Milton School and Osborn School will be closed on Tuesday, November 6th. Rye High School, Middle School, Midland School, and the Rye School of Leadership will be open. 

There are still numerous downed power lines in the City. Please use caution; always assume that any wire is live. 

The Osborn is inviting local residents without power at home to a free Community Hot Meal on Thursday, November 8th, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at The Osborn Auditorium, 101 Theall Road. To attend, you MUST RSVP by telephone at 925-8205 or by e-mail to RSVP@theosborn.org. Attendance is limited to 150. Please let people who do not have power at home and have been struggling for dinner each night know about this event. 

The City will continue to operate a Warming Center at the Administration Building of Rye Golf Club, 330 Boston Post Road, from 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. 

Please exercise your right to vote at your usual polling place on Tuesday. 

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Bob Zahm November 06, 2012 at 04:54 AM
Got my second "are your lights on yet" call from Coned tonight. That was after a rather odd call last evening from Coned asking me if there was a Coca-Cola bottling plant at my address in Rye. Given the residential nature of my neighborhood, it seemed obvious to me that the personal calling was on a Ridgewood Drive by Locust Avenue in a Rye in some other part of Westchester county. These folks are working long hours, but I'm less than impressed with their understanding of what they're doing / what's going on.
Grace Church November 06, 2012 at 02:41 PM
doug french...it is time for you to step up your game. put some pressure on Coned. I saw a stream of trucks leaving playland this am and none of them turning onto Rye streets. stop being the nice guy.
dita von struedel van trappyodel November 06, 2012 at 03:41 PM
Doug French has no influence whatsoever with Con Ed. People should understand this by now.... he is pathetic.
Sick of Excuses November 06, 2012 at 05:11 PM
Grace Church and Peck Ave are always the last areas to get lights. Same scenario last year for hurricane Irene. I am sick of hearing excuses from city officials. Do your jobs and get some action for the people who pay their taxes to this city. It is also unbelievable that Osborn and Milton schools still cannot get back to school as of today. This is outrageous!!
Jeff Alan Hess November 06, 2012 at 08:27 PM
Not only is there no power and no con ed in milton and osborn schools, but the mayor and other elected officials are silent on accountability to the citizens and children of those schools. Rye Patch has given more information on the power situation at those schools than any official in rye city. Great public service to our children and tax payers.

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