New York Power Authority and State Parks to Mark Completion of $6 Million Upgrade of Reservoir State Park
Note to Editors: Please See New Location Below

Michael Saltzman
(914) 390-8181

Lou Paonessa
(716) 286-6651

October 22, 2012


The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) will be joined by Western New York officials on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 11:30 a.m. at Reservoir State Park to mark the completion of $6 million of improvements to recreational facilities and other measures for enhancing the 133-acre park. 

NYPA President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones and OPRHP Commissioner Rose Harvey will highlight the park improvements at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.  The extensive work stems from commitments made by NYPA under the 2007 federal relicensing of the Niagara Power Project. 

EVENT:           Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony: 
                         ReservoirState Park

DATE:              Tuesday, October 23

TIME:               11:30 a.m.

PLACE:            Reservoir State Park – 
                         New Location:
                         Winter Pavilion

                         Exit 190 North at Route 31-Witmer
                         Rd Exit.  Make right onto Witmer
                         Rd. Make left at stop light onto 
                         Rte 265 Military Rd.  Make right onto 

                         Old Military Rd. and proceed to

                         Winter Pavilion. 

                         Town of Lewiston

CONTACTS:  Lou Paonessa, (716) 548-2141

                         Michael Saltzman, (914) 390-8181

About NYPA:

■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,

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