How to receive updates

City of Beacon

By phone: Swift911 will call you in event of emergency of to share important information. Sign up at Updates also are posted at

Village of Cold Spring

The Highway Department notes there will be no parking on village streets on the night of Saturday, Jan. 19, and on Sunday, Jan. 20, for snow removal. Also, keep children out of the snow banks on the sides of the road. With the high winds expected with this storm, visibility will be dismal at best.

Central Hudson

By text: Sign up to report lost power and check repair status at or text REG to 236483.
By mobile phone: Download apps for Android and Apple (
Social media: Updates are posted at and
By phone: Call 845-452-2700 or 800-527-2714.

New York State

Receive alerts by phone, text message, email and/or fax when you sign up at Alerts are available for severe weather, transportation, AMBER and missing children, consumer protection, public health and sex offender re-location.

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