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Niagara Power Project's Visitors Center Will Play Host to Admission-Free Holiday Event

Lou Paonessa

November 13, 2007 


LEWISTON—The New York Power Authority invites families to attend a free holiday special event on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Niagara Power Project visitors center, the Power Vista. “Deck the Halls with Santa Claus” is the finale in the 2007 “Sensational Saturdays” series of programs. 

The event will feature crafts, face-painting, holiday games, musical entertainment from the “Wondermakers” and much more, including an appearance by Santa Claus. Santa will be available to take pictures with children from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

The admission-free Power Vista includes a wide range of interactive exhibits on such subjects as electricity, energy efficiency and the history of power development on the Niagara Frontier. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except for some holidays. Information on the Power Vista and a schedule of events may be obtained by calling 716-286-6661 or 866-NYPA-FUN, or by visiting on 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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