SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. The promise of free candy will lure many trick or treaters out of the house Monday, but village officials urge extra caution because of the lingering damage from Saturday's snowstorm.
Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray noted at least 12 locations in the village where electrical lines are still live and the village has blocked off streets:
- Pocantico St. between Howard St. and Route 9
- Pierson Ave. and Bellwood Ave.
- Gory Brook Road
- Kingsland Road
- Kelbourne Ave. by Bellwood Ave. and Route 9
- Continental Street
- Old Broadway
Wray urged residents to help keep trick or treaters away from those areas. He also advised residents to follow five rules if they choose to trick or treat tonight with their children:
- Do not allow childrenor anyone elseto go past any of the emergency barriers or police tape that has been set up.
- Do not let children go out unaccompanied.
- Take and use a flashlight.
- Do not visit houses that have no power.
- Obey instructions from police and emergency personnel.
Con Edison reports that 1,167 are still without power as of Monday afternoon: 99 customers in Sleepy Hollow Manor, 11 in Pocantico Hills, 94 in Philipse Manor, 177 in Webber Park and 786 in the inter-village.
Full power is expected to be restored by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday.
Tarrytown has set up a warming center at the Tarrytown Senior Center, located at 240 West Main St., for residents who do not have electricity and want a place to be warm and sleep. The shelter will close at 10 p.m. if no one comes.
Warner Library will be open until 9 p.m.
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