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Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Announces Cooling Centers as Extreme Heat Hits the City

Post Date:06/18/2018 12:45 PM

Mayor's News

Mayor Mike Spano announced today the City of Yonkers will designate several locations throughout the city as Cooling Centers as temperatures will reach 95+ degrees, combined with high levels of humidity. 

“As we enter this first brief heat wave of the summer, we will make Cooling Centers available to all residents in need of a cool place to rest and stay hydrated,” said Mayor Spano. “I especially encourage our city’s older adults, residents with medical conditions and those working outside to please stay safe and utilize a Cooling Center located nearest to you if needed.”

Mayor Spano said each Cooling Center will be equipped with water, seating and air conditioning. The Mayor has released the following list of locations that will be open as Cooling Centers during specified hours for all residents:

Peter Chema Center

435 Riverdale Avenue

Yonkers 

10:00am-4:30pm 

 

Charles Cola Community Center

945 North Broadway

Yonkers

12:30pm-4:30pm

 

Coyne Park Community Center

777 Mclean Avenue

Yonkers

12:00pm-4:00pm 

 

Scotti Community Center

680 Bronx River Road

Yonkers

11:30am-3:30pm 

Nodine Hill Community Center
140 Fillmore Street 
Yonkers
12:00pm-4:00pm 

Yonkers Riverfront Library

1 Larkin Center

Yonkers

9:00am-8:00pm 

 

Grinton I. Will Library

1500 Central Park Avenue

Yonkers

9:00am-9:00pm 

 

Crestwood Library

16 Thompson Street

Yonkers

9:00am-5:00pm

 

For more information on City Cooling Centers or for any additional assistance, please call the Mayor’s Help Line at 377-HELP.