Hurricane Sandy Info

 

WITH HURRICANE SANDY APPROACHING AND FLOODING AND POWER OUTAGES LIKELY, THE AMERICAN RED CROSS IS OPENING SHELTERS ACROSS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA. THE SHELTERS WILL OPEN AT NOON MONDAY EXCEPT FOR THOSE IN SCHOOLS. THEY WILL OPEN AT 3PM.

THE BLAIR COUNTY SHELTER IS AT THE ALTOONA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ON 7TH AVENUE.

THE CENTRE COUNTY SHELTER IS AT BALD EAGLE HIGH SCHOOL ON SOUTH EAGLE VALLEY ROAD IN WINGATE.

A CLINTON COUNTY SHELTER IS SET UP AT THE RENOVO FIRE COMPANY ON 11TH STREET .

AND THE HUNTINGDON COUNTY LOCATION IS AT THE CASSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ON MAPLE STREET.

SOME FLIGHTS IN AND OUT OF UNIVERSITY PARK AIRPORT ARE BEING CANCELLED. FOR INFORMATION, LOG ONTO THE AIRPORT’S WEBSITE.

 

AMTRAK HAS SUSPENDED NEARLY ALL SERVICE ALONG THE EAST COAST.

 

FIRST ENERGY SAYS CUSTOMERS SHOULD REPORT POWER OUTAGES BY CALLING 1-888-LIGHTSS, WITH 2 S’S.

 

THE PHONE NUMBER FOR THE CITY OF ALTOONA’S EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER IS 949-25-50.

 

IF YOU’RE WONDERING WHERE THE GOSPEL HILL FLAG IS…ALTOONA FIRE CREWS TOOK IT DOWN YESTERDAY IN ANTICIPATION OF THE STORM. THE FLAG WILL BE RETURNED ONCE THE EVENT HAS PASSED.

 

10-29-12