Orange County Municipalities With Declared State of Emergency - Daily Hudson Valley News

Orange County Municipalities With Declared State of Emergency

Oct 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Current Events


Restricting vehicular travel on local roadways

Orange County Emergency Manager Seamus K. Leary confirms that the following municipalities have declared a State of Emergency, restricting all non-essential vehicular traffic in these areas:

·         The Town of Blooming Grove

·         The Town of Cornwall

·         The Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson

·         The Village of South Blooming Grove

·         The Village of Washingtonville

Villiage of Highland Falls has opened an emergency shelter at the firehouse

Early October storm strands travelers

Orange County Emergency Management would like to advise the public that at 9 pm this evening the Village of Highland Falls opened a shelter at the Highland Falls Fire Department, 9 Mountain Avenue, for those who are in need of shelter due to today’s weather.  Currently, there are 30 people at the site.  Pets in crates will be accepted.

For more information, please call Eric Smith at (845) 446-2040.

Village of Highland Falls Shelter is now Closed

Please note that Orange County is NOT in a State of Emergency, only the municipalities listed above.

For further information, please contact these municipalities directly.


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