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Sandy Prep: Broome County State of Emergency

Sandy Prep: Broome County State of Emergency

October 29, 2012 Updated Oct 29, 2012 at 12:32 PM EDT


(Media Release)

Broome County Executive Debbie Preston has declared a State of Emergency for Broome County, beginning at 4pm today, October 29th, 2012.


Associated with the State of Emergency, the following orders are hereby issued:


No gatherings in places of public assembly.


Ingress and Egress of vehicles and persons is prohibited and/or subject to the following regulations:  Persons and vehicles shall stay away from areas of flooded roadways, downed trees and power lines.


The presence of persons on public streets, roads and places is prohibited in an area bounded by Broome County, beginning at 4:00 PM, Monday October 29, 2012, until rescinded, with the exception of health care workers, public utility, public works, essential government employees, and first responders.


The presence of persons on waterways for recreational purposes is prohibited or restricted as follows:  No use of waterways for recreational purposes from 4:00 PM Monday, October 29, 2012 until rescinded.


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