Red Cross Shelters to Open at Windsor HS, Chenango Forks HS

Two Red Cross Shelters to Open Due to Power Outages 

(BINGHAMTON, NY) Due to the power outages in Broome County with the winter storm, Broome County is working with the American Red Cross to establish shelters for residents. 

Two shelter locations in Broome County will open this evening at 7 p.m. 

• Windsor High School 1191 Route 79 Windsor, NY 13865 

• Chenango Forks High School 1 Gordon Dr. Binghamton, NY 13901 

If residents choose to go to the shelter, they are encouraged to bring their pets and any needed medications. 

Broome County Executive Jason Garnar has declared a State of Emergency for the county. 

The County Executive also issued a Travel Ban for the Towns of Deposit, Sanford and Windsor and Village of Deposit closing local and county roads in those municipalities. The travel ban in those municipalities is in effect now until Saturday, March 3 at 6 a.m. 

The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated at Broome County Public Safety Facility and officials are monitoring the winter storm situation with the county Department of Public Works, Broome County Sheriff’s Office, Broome Security and NYSDOT.

03/02/2018 - 3:52pm