[UPDATED IN EXTENDD ARTICLE]
8:00AM Far Rockaway – Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is reporting a power outage in the Far Rockaway section of Queens. LIPA is reporting approximately 1300 customers out at this time. The census population for the area is approximately 8,793 customers. The affected area is: Cornaga Avenue to Seagirt Boulevard. Beach 20th Street to Beach 9th Street. The affected facilities are as follows:
- St. John’s Episcopal Hospital -718 Beach 20th St, Far Rockaway NY – The Facilities Manager at the hospital advised that there was a partial outage in the hospital; however, they are now fully restored.
- Brookhaven Beach HRF Senior Nursing Facility – 250 Beach 17th St, Far Rockaway, NY – Unable to make contact with the facility via landline.
- Yeshiva Darchei Torah – 257 Beach 17th St, Far Rockaway, NY – The Administrator on duty advised that the facility is currently without power.
UPDATE 9:00AM: As The power has been restored to Yeshiva Darchei Torah. Other areas are still without power.
YWN will update this story as soon as additional info becomes available to us.
(Eli Gefen – YWN)