November 1, 2012

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Rockland County post-Sandy updates

Rockland County officials have issued a compilation update post-Sandy.

1.South Nyack Mayor Patricia DuBow and Piermont Mayor Chris Sanders have issued a 6 p.m. curfew for their villages for Wednesday, October 31, due to the continuing hazards created by Hurricane Sandy.

2.Halloween Advisory - Emergency officials are warning residents that trick-or-treating poses many dangers today. There are downed power lines hidden under leaves, hanging branches that may fall and downed trees and branches that make walking hazardous. In addition, many streetlights are out. Parents should consider celebrating the holiday at home. If you do head out, please exercise extreme caution.

3.All Rockland County parks are closed until further notice.

4.The Rockland County Health Department in consultation with United Water has issued a boil water for some customers in West Nyack, Piermont and Grand View. Customers are ordered to boil their water before using it for drinking or cooking purposes. The boil water order is a precautionary measure. Loss of pressure in a water main increases the chance that untreated water and harmful microbes could enter the system. Therefore customers noted below must boil their water until further notice

A boil water order was issued on October 30 for the following street addresses:

Route 9W: 532-785 Castle Road (Piermont) Broadway (Piermont) Ash Street: 49 and above Piermont Place (ALL) Hartz Terrace (ALL) VFW Way (ALL) Crescent (ALL) Franklin Street (ALL) Tweed Boulevard: 185, 191, 163, 161, 157, 155, 153, 151, 240

Route 9W: 787-1158
Tweed Boulevard: 127, 125, 123, 119, 47, 49, 51 Treeline Terrace (ALL) South Broadway: 330-458 Ferris Lane (ALL) Old Mountain Road (ALL) Shadyside Avenue (ALL) Townsend Avenue (ALL) Welles Lane (ALL) South Boulevard: 243-280

A boil water order was issued on October 29 for the following street addresses:

West Nyack
All Jeffrey Court
All Samantha Way
All Dara Court
All Snake Hill Road
On Old Mill Road, from Strawtown Road to Branchville Road and on Strawtown Road from Demarest Avenue to Old Mill Road

5.Submit pictures of damages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Please include location/date/time/contact info. Send to

Rockland County is expanding the hours of the Information Rockland hotline to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week to answer residents' questions in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The hotline number is 845-364-2020.


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