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New York Power Authority Presents November Sunday Matinees

Steve Ramsey

October 26, 2007


NORTH BLENHEIM—The admission-free New York Power Authority visitors center will play host to a series of Sunday matinees in its theater in November.

The films, all beginning at 2 p.m., are:

  • Sunday, Nov. 4: “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” (1963) starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Buddy Hackett and Mickey Rooney.

  • Sunday, Nov. 11: “The Odd Couple,” (1968) starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.

  • Sunday, Nov. 18: “Some Like it Hot,” (1959) starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe.

  • Sunday, Nov. 25: “The Long, Long Trailer,” (1954) starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

Popcorn will be available for the free showings in the visitors center’s theater.

Movie goers are also invited to enjoy the wide array of hands-on exhibits at the admission-free visitors center, which presents information on the themes of basics of electricity, uses of electricity and the operation of New York’s largest pump-storage electric power project.

The visitors center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.

For more information, please call 1-800-724-0309 or visit the web at

 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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