Mayor Miner, SPD, National Grid to Discuss Public Safety Lighting Efforts and Summer Public Safety Tips

Syracuse, NY- Syracuse Mayor Stephanie A. Miner, local government officials and representatives from National Grid will discuss an ongoing joint public safety effort between the City of Syracuse and National Grid to improve lighting in neighborhoods throughout the City by proactively identifying outages and repairing broken street lights and lights in Syracuse’s parks. Mayor Miner will be joined at Skiddy Park at 1 p.m. by Syracuse Police Department Chief Frank Fowler, Syracuse Fire Department Deputy Chief Steve Cavuto, National Grid Director of Community and Customer Management Melanie Littlejohn and Common Council Public Safety Chairwoman Pamela Hunter. Littlejohn will provide information about National Grid’s efforts in cooperation with the Syracuse Police Department, the Department of Public Works and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs over the last several months and discuss how residents can notify National Grid about broken street lights and outages in their neighborhoods. Additionally, Chief Fowler and Deputy Chief Cavuto will share summer safety tips for children and families.

Event: Public Safety Lighting Efforts and Summer Public Safety Tips Press Conference

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
1 p.m.

Location: Skiddy Park
300 Tioga St., Tully, Otisco and Oswego Streets
Syracuse, NY