Editor's Note: The following is a message from Fire Commissioner Vincent Pacella:
On behalf of the Nanuet Fire Department, I would like to thank the residents and the entire community for contributing to our relief efforts for Breezy Point. As of Monday evening, give truckloads of much needed supplies arrived in the Breezy Point area. All of the items were distributed and were much appreciated by those in need.
The Nanuet FD will continue to collect Fire Equipment Only. All Fire Departments in the lower Hudson Valley are urged to check your storage areas for any unwanted or surpluss turnout gear, boots, gloves, flashlights, radios, etc…. If anyone has a surplus Pumper to donate, it is much needed. Fire Equipment donations can be dropped off at the Nanuet Fire Department, 7 Prospect Street, Nanuet, NY until Friday, Nov. 9.
The Congers Fire Dept. is having a Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive until Friday Nov. 9 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Congers Firehouse located at 40 North Harrison Avenue, Congers, NY. Please bring the following items packed in boxes:
- All non perishable food that is easy to prepare
- small charcoal grills and charcoal
- plates, forks, knives, spoons, cups
- batteries, flashlights
- blankets, sleeping bags, pillows
- water (gallon jugs are ok)
- paper towels and toilet paper
- warm coats, hats, glove
- toiletries and personal hygiene supplies.