Tuesday, 9:20 p.m. Update
- Click here to read the latest for Pleasantville and Briarcliff Manor.
- Check out storm photos and add your own here.
- Metro North service remains suspended until further notice.
- The Rosenthal JCC in Pleasantville will be open Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to the public—stop by to use outlets. Families are welcome.
- The Greenwich Village parade in Manhattan has been canceled for the first time in its 39 year history, reported New York Public Radio, saying that the NYPD could not sacrifice that many officers at such a crisis time.
Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. Update
- In an update to village residents this evening, Pleasantville Mayor Peter Scherer said "roughly 25% of homes have no power, and plenty of tree work is yet to be done."
- He said given that there are some tree branches "that are at risk of falling," along with live wires on the groun and street light outs, that trick-or-treating is not recommended tomorrow evening.
- With many homes still without power, "We have a Con Edison staff member assigned to coordinate work in the Village, but Con Ed cannot yet predict when power will be restored," Scherer said.
Tuesday, 3 p.m. Update
- No school in Pleasantville Wednesday and no trick-or-treating on Halloween, per the school district. There may be a two-hour delay on Thursday.
- Con Edison is reporting 1,245 Briarcliff Manor customers are without power.
- Con Edison is reporting now that 1,156 Pleasantville customers are without power.
- There are no estimated power restoration times for Westchester County municipalities.
- Westchester County's Bee-Line buses will be back on—but likely with delays and detours—beginning Wednesday at 5:30 a.m.
- No classes at Pace University Wednesday.
- Food Safety Tips: Post Power Outage
- Astorino: County to Begin Picking Up the Pieces
Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. Update
- Patch and Pleasantville-Briarcliff Manor residents have been uploading Sandy photos all day long. Check them out here and add your own.
- Briarcliff schools will be closed on Wednesday.
- Several roads remain closed in the two villages; including a portion of the Saw Mill River Parkway in Pleasantville, part of Bedford Road in Pleasantville (near Romer Avenue), Route 117 near Pace University and Elm Road near South State Road in Briarcliff Manor.
- DPW and Con Edison crews are working in both villages to clear hazardous areas and restore power.
- Pleasantville Mayor Peter Scherer is recommending residents stay inside for the time being.
- Some businesses in the village are open, including: Moonbean Cafe, Frank & Joe's Deli,Sundance Deli, Grand Central Bagel, King Crown Liquor Store and Lucio's Pizzeria
- Club Fit Briarcliff Manor is offering complimentary showers to residents.
- The Tuscan Grille in Briarcliff Manor will open at 4 p.m. and will offer refrigerator space to anyone who needs it (just bring your items over in a labeled box).
- Broadway near Church Street in Pleasantville has reopened after a tree and wires were blocking the road last night.
Tuesday, 5:50 a.m. Update
- Sandy has claimed four lives in the lower Hudson Valley.
- Schools are again closed today.
- Bee-Line and Paratransit service in Westchester County remains suspended.
- Metro North service remains suspended.
- Pleasantville and Ossining officials are asking residents to remain inside.
From Pleasantville Village Administrator Patricia Dwyer:
Please be advised that a significant number of local roads and sidewalks in Pleasantville are impassible due to downed trees, dangling tree limbs and wires.
A local declaration of emergency remains in effect.
Please exercise extreme caution if you must venture outside of your home.
STAY AWAY FROM FALLEN WIRES.ALL WIRES ARE PRESUMED TO BE LIVE (ENGERIZED) WIRES.
Pleasantville Police, Fire, DPW and Ambulance personnel are aware of the scope and extent of power outages in the Village. At daybreak, we will begin surveying the storm damage with a Con Edison liaison.
As soon as conditions permit, restoration activities will begin.
We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.