AMSTERDAM, N.Y. -- A temporary shelter has opened its doors in Amsterdam to help the people of the Woodrow Townhouses.
The shelter is open at St. Ann's Episcopal Church on Division Street. People who plan on using the shelter need to bring their own pillows and blankets.
The power was knocked out in those homes after a car hit a power pole this weekend.
Shelter Opens in Amsterdam After Apartment Complex Loses Power
ALBANY, NY (September 16, 2013) The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York has opened a shelter at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church at 37 Division Street in Amsterdam, NY after residents of Woodrow Townhouses lost power over the weekend after a car hit a power pole.
Due to the impending cold weather expected over the next couple of nights, the shelter will be available for those who wish to take advantage of it. The shelter will remain open as long as there is a need.
Those residents that plan on utilizing the shelter should bring their own pillows, blankets, personal care items and medications. No pets are allowed in the shelter but service animals are.