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 […]
O&R PRESS RELEASE A financial reversal, an unexpected medical problem, an accident or any other kind of emergency could happen to any one of us. That’s why the emergency help that The Neighbor Fund, which has re-opened for the winter heating season, has offered the community for nearly 30 years is so vitally important. The […]
BY SARA GILBERT A gas explosion resulting in a large open fire occurred in Nyack on Thursday, June 21 while Raines & Welsh & Sons, contractors of Orange & Rockland Utilities, were working on a gas main replacement project. By Sunday, June 24, the intersection of North Broadway and First Avenue in Nyack was cleaned […]