Piermont: Curfew Wednesday Night, Village Meeting Thursday

The Village of Piermont will hold a storm information meeting 11 a.m. Thursday at the Village Hall.

The Villiage of Piermont continued its curfew from 6 p.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Thursday.

The village, which was still in a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon, will hold a storm information meeting at the Village Hall 11 a.m. Thursday.

The office of Piermont Mayor Chris Sanders sent out notification of the meeting along with these other items related to the recovery from Hurricane Sandy late Wednesday afternoon.

  • Village streets are open for recovery efforts. Residents are asked to travel only if necessary. 
  • All of Piermont was wihtout powe as of 5 p.m. Regarding the restoration of power, Orange & Rockland Utilities is working to restore transmission lines into Piermont. Substations in Sparkill, Orangeburg, Congers and West Nyack are without power. Current estimates from O&R are seven to 10 days restoration, but it could take longer. 
  • Swanson Electrical Inspection Service will inspect houses within the Village Building department that were flooded. Power will not be turned on until those areas are cleared as safe. 
  • Electrical power must be restored before gas service. If a gas device was under water, it should be inspected, cleaned and relighted by a licensed plumber.
  • Piermont Pier and the North Shroe wAlkway are closed due to storm damage and hazardous conditions. 
  • The Piermont Fire House at 554 Piermont Ave. is available as a shelter.
  • Call the Piermont Building Department at (845) 398-3022 extension 1 to ensure that any contractors are properly licensed. 
  • With questions, call the Village Clerk office at (845) 499-1131 or the Piermont Police Department at (845) 359-0240. In an emergency, call 911.

Earlier in the day, Piermont Police Chief Michael O'Shea asked that residents be sure to report all suspicious activity to help police protect life and property within the village.

He also asked that residents clearing debris from their home keep the items off the street so as not to impede recovery efforts. 


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