The New York Power Authority Will Play Host to Spooktacular Halloween Party

Karen White

October 23, 2007


MASSENA—The New York Power Authority is hosting its Spooktacular Halloween Party at its Hawkins Point Visitors Center on Saturday, October 27 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Events include pumpkin and face painting, movies and goodie bags for all. Admission is free.

The Massena Central Varsity Girls Soccer Team, coached by NYPA employee Tim Ahlfeld, has volunteered to help paint the children’s faces and assist in other activities.

During the Halloween Party, guests will be able to view the wide array of interactive exhibits at the Visitors Center on the themes of Water Power and the St. Lawrence facility, Basics of Electricity and Uses of Electricity. Children and adults alike will enjoy being able to touch, see and listen to the many interactive models on display.   

Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point.

Directions from Massena: take State Route 37 east to Route 131 (across from

St. Lawrence Centre Mall), turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower Lock tunnel. Then take the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and continue for two miles. Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the entrance road to the visitors center.


 About NYPA:

■    NYPA 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-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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