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November 12, 2012 4:49 PM

[DRAFT] Storm Recovery Information

Town of Smithtown Storm Recovery Information

Do not assume LIPA is aware of your outage. For additional information or to report an outage, visit www.lipower.org or phone 800-490-0075 .

Normal garbage collection has resumed. Recyclables are also being picked up based on the regular schedule.

***Please refrain from putting leaves at the curb until further notice.

Please take the opportunity to stack branches and brush at the curbside for pickup by the Highway Department.

******Please exercise caution when driving as you may come upon road closures due to the Town continuing to remove brush and branches throughout the holiday weekend and upcoming week.

Numerous storm related hazards such as downed trees and hanging wires still exist which may restrict access by collection trucks in certain areas. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Use caution while traveling as some intersections still do not have power and streets may still be closed due to downed trees and limbs.

Downed wires should be considered live and avoided at all costs.

Important Town Phone Numbers:
Public Safety - 360-7553
Highway Department - 360-7500
Parks Department - 269-1122

Suffolk County has been declared a disaster area, which makes our region eligible for federal aid. To qualify, you must register with FEMA at http://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or visit the disaster recovery center at: H. Lee Dennison Building 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy Hauppauge. Hours 11 AM – 7 PM.

Suffolk County Shelter and other storm related information: http://scoem.suffolkcountyny.gov

Customers who have experienced a loss of Cablevision service or damage to equipment during the storm may be credited. Call the local Cablevision service number, 631-267-6900 or e-mail the company through the contact pages at Optimum.net or Cablevision.com.

The Town of Smithtown issues updates through the town website – www.smithtownny.gov, Facebook, Cable Channel 18 and Verizon Channel 27. Residents can subscribe to receive these emergency alerts directly through the Town’s website.

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