As Hurricane Irene tracks a path towards the New York City metropolitian area, the Village of Irvington urges residents to take precautions.
Please check your residence for objects, that with high winds, could become projectiles. That may include, patio furniture, umbrellas, trash receptacles and flags. Village Department Heads are monitoring the storm and taking various preventative measures as well.
Helpful phone numbers:
Remember that if you do not have power, a cordless phone will not work. Use a corded, plug in telephone to make and receive calls.
First and foremost --Do not call 911 for non-emergencies
Irvington Police Department - 591-8080
Town of Greenburgh - 682-5300
ConEd power outage or gas and electrical service problems: (800) 75-CONED
NYSEG electricity power outage: (800) 572-1131 (Check outages in your area.)
NYSEG natural gas power outage : (800) 572-1121
County Parkways: Call the county police at (914) 864-7700 for the latest county parkway conditions
For more information and suggestions regarding storm preparedness, please refer to the Westchester County website at: http://keepingsafe.westchestergov.com/severe-weather
to the checklist provided by the Red Cross: