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Saladino: Warming Centers Open Monday & Tuesday As Temperatures Drop

With the coldest air mass since 2019 forecasted for today and tomorrow, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and the Town Board announced the following Warming Centers will be open on Monday, January 10th and Tuesday, January 11th from 8:00am to 9:00pm, should residents seek temporary respite from the bitter cold:

  • Marjorie Post Park Ice Rink (Skate House) – Unqua & Merrick Roads, Massapequa
  • Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center – 1001 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage

Supervisor Saladino reminds residents that individuals without shelter are urged to contact the Department of Social Services, which has activated its Winter Sheltering Program – known as WARMBED – at (516) 227-8519 (during daytime hours).  Between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. residents should dial the WARMBED Hotline at 1-866-927-6233.

If residents are out of home heating fuel or in need of an emergency burner repair, please call the Department of Social Services Home Energy Assistance Program at (516) 227-7605 between 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. to find out if you qualify for the HEAP program.

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