Onteora schools closed Monday

Based on concerns about potentially dangerous travel conditions and possible power outages due to the high winds and heavy rain as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Onteora Central School District will be closed on Monday, October 29, 2012. Also, all after-school and evening activities are cancelled.

Sandy’s main impact coming late Monday and into Tuesday, there is a strong possibility school will be canceled Tuesday as well.

County Executive Michael P. Hein has declared a State of Emergency effective 8 a.m. Monday, October 29. At this time, no special orders are associated with the State of Emergency. The Executive is taking the steps necessary to allow County departments to react to and manage all threats from Hurricane Sandy. The Emergency Operations Center will be fully operational and many shelters will also be opening at this time. County offices will be open for business to meet the needs of the citizens.