SUEZ will expand its annual Lake DeForest Day on Saturday, June 10 by adding a youth fishing derby, adding more time for kayaking and permitting residents to launch privately owned kayaks and canoes. More than 400 kayakers, canoers and fishing derby contestants are expected to participate at the reservoir in West Nyack, N.Y. “Lake DeForest […]
O&R’s Certified Arborist Mark Beamish, in cooperation with Beckerle Lumber and the Spring Valley Rotary, presented an Arbor Day education program last week that underscored the importance of healthy community tree stock at Grandview Elementary School. Beamish was joined in his presentation by Beckerle Lumber’s Larry Beckerle and Spring Valley Rotary’s Neil Winter, who is […]
BY MICHAEL RICONDA New City – A new emergency preparedness agreement reached between state and local officials and Orange & Rockland designed to enhance response time and efficiency was announced on October 29, the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. As part of a task force of local and state leaders, State Senator David Carlucci […]
PEARL RIVER, NY Aug. 5, 2013 — O&R is implementing a three-year, $35-million construction program to help reduce the frequency, number and length of electric and gas service outages suffered by O&R customers during severe storms. Pictured here, O&R crews this week are working on a $400,000 system hardening project in Monsey. O&R is replacing […]
Bus stop in Spring Valley, across the street from Orange & Rockland headquarters.
String of gas explosions shake up Rockland BY MICHAEL RICONDA Rockland keeps exploding and O&R says each incident is unrelated. A probable natural gas explosion in one of Nyack College’s buildings late on the morning of June 4 injured eight people and required a response from emergency personnel and extensive work by Orange & Rockland […]