The following sites offer residents a safe place to spend a couple of hours to get out of the cold. Many offer some form of entertainment, food and/or hot drinks. Locate a warming center near you and call 914.295.4014 to make arrangements to be picked up. Doles Community Center 250 S. 6th Ave 12:00pm […]
Con Edison is distributing dry ice at Yonkers Raceway now until supplies are gone. Be prepared for long lines.
Con Edison crews are working round the clock to restore power to the 70% of residents left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy. Power is being restored to more and more customers every hour but it will take time to get everyone back up and running. Our public works crews have completed 65% of priority […]
ALL CITY ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 1st, 2012
A State of Emergency is hereby declared in Mount Vernon, New York effective at 5:00 p.m. on October 29, 2012. The State of Emergency has been declared due to Hurricane Sandy. The situation threatens the public safety. This State of Emergency will remain in effect until rescinded by a subsequent order. As the Chief Executive […]
Bee-Line buses and Paratransit will resume service 5:00 a.m., Wednesday morning, October 31st with some detours and delays due to blocked roads. For complete schedule information, call the Bee-Line HOTLINE (914-813-7777), weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. or log on to www.westchestergov.com/beeline.
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS HURRICANE SANDY CLEANUP Heavy winds last evening uprooted a number of trees, damaging power lines and making the night dangerous for emergency service personnel. Public Works officials and Con Edison were forced to suspend cleanup efforts after heavy winds posed a threat to the safety of personnel. A large portion of […]
Mount Vernon, New York, October 28, 2012-With weather predications changing hourly, Mount Vernon officials are urging citizens to take caution while Hurricane Sandy makes her way through the area. “We’re as ready as we can be and hope that residents will heed warnings to take precautions as this storm passes through”, said Mayor Ernest D. […]
Mount Vernon, New York, October 27, 2012 – City officials met to finalize emergency preparedness in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy hitting the area. “We still have a little time left before the storm gets to us but this is one of those occasions where I think we can never be too cautious”, said Mayor Ernest […]
Gold Star Mother’s Ceremony Mount Vernon, New York, September 22, 2012 –The City of Mount Vernon and the Central Committee for Veterans Affairs will hold a ceremony to honor its Gold Star Mothers, women who have lost children in combat, on Monday, September 2 4, 2012 at 11 a.m. in Hartley Park on Gramatan and Lincoln […]