Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Town/Village of East Rochester Response to Severe Weather Outage

East Rochester officials participated on a conference call with RG&E and other municipal officials from the Monroe County Area.

Currently in the County 90,000 customers are without power which includes 738 in East Rochester. The number one priority for crews is to continue to make the community safe. Restoration of power is not scheduled to begin until March 10 th at the earliest. It still may be several days before customers here in town have power.

The United Methodist Church located at 357 Fairport Road has offered overnight shelter to anyone in need. They ask residents to bring their own bedding; clean restrooms and a full kitchen will be made available. Please note that they are not able to provide food or showers. Anyone in need of checking emails or charging phones can visit the Public Library located at 317 Main Street until 8:00 pm this evening. The Town/Village of East Rochester will conference call again tomorrow at 3:30 for additional updates.

About East Rochester

Walter Parce, a native of Fairport, was instrumental in founding the planned village of "Despatch" in 1897, which was named after its first major business.   Learn more »

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Town/Village of East Rochester
317 Main Street
East Rochester, New York 14445

Phone number : (585) 586-3553
Fax number : (585) 419-8282