Con Edison will distribute dry and wet ice to six locations this afternoon for those without power.
Dry ice can be used to cool frozen foods that might be rotting in refrigerators without power. See Con Ed’s safety guidelines here.
Walgreen’s, 532 Neptune Avenue (between West 5th and 6th streets)
1200 Waters Place, at the entrance to the Hutchinson Metro Center
121-10 Rockaway Boulevard
The entrance to Great Kills Park on Buffalo Street
Yonkers Raceway, 810 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers
Union Square Park, Union Square East and East 17th Street
Those without running water can also fill up jugs or large containers at on-the-go drinking fountains from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day until further notice. The fountains will be at these six locations in Manhattan:
23rd Street and Eighth Avenue
23rd Street and Second Avenue
14th Street and Eighth Avenue
Houston Street and Sixth Avenue
Canal Street and Centre Street
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 31, 2012