|NYPA and Buffalo Officials to Dedicate New Park on Buffalo River|
|Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity|
|June 8, 2012|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
The New York Power Authority (NYPA), along with elected and community officials from Buffalo, will dedicate and open a new park—Mutual Riverfront Park—adjacent to the Buffalo River on Tuesday, June 12.
Congressman Brian Higgins, Comptroller Mark J. F. Schroeder and members of the Valley Community Association are expected to attend.
The features of the 1.3-acre park include a recreational boat launch for kayaks and canoes, a boat storage building, a boardwalk promenade, picnic tables, park benches and open-lawn area, along with a panoramic view of the river and historic grain elevators.
EVENT: Dedication of Mutual Riverfront Park
DATE: June 12, 2012
TIME: 11 a.m.
LOCATION: Mutual Riverfront Park
41 Hamburg St.
At the corner of Hamburg and South Streets, adjacent to the Buffalo River, in the Old First Ward neighborhood in Buffalo CONTACT: Louis Paonessa, 716-286-6651, Louis.firstname.lastname@example.org
At the corner of Hamburg and South Streets, adjacent to the Buffalo River, in the Old
First Ward neighborhood in Buffalo
CONTACT: Louis Paonessa, 716-286-6651, Louis.email@example.com
■The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■NYPA is a leader in promoting energy efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.■It is the nation's largest state public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■For more information, www.nypa.gov
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