Places To Get Shelter In Hornell And Canisteo

March 3, 2018

The HAT Bus system is not running today, Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Here’s an update on the Hornell Warming Shelter situation, officials say that no one came last night, at the Hornell Arts Center (the old Ponderosa building on Broadway), however, officials say that if you need a place to go, that you can call 324-2860, and they will reopen it.

In Canisteo last night, many took shelter at the Canisteo-Greenwood High School. However, the power came back on at a certain point, and those who were there at the high school, were able to go home.

Statement From Canisteo Police, sent out on Friday night, March 2, 2018:
We have set up a fully functional shelter in place at the Canisteo-Greenwood High School located at 84 Greenwood Street in the Village of Canisteo. This is being controlled by the American Red Cross along with assistance from the Canisteo-Greenwood School District, Canisteo Police Department, and Canisteo Fire Department. Currently we have approximately 25 residents at this location. The Village of Canisteo currently has 244 homes out of 1059 homes without power and the Town of Canisteo has 456 homes out of 509 homes without power. We are welcoming all citizens who are in need of warmth, rest and food to seek this shelter in place. The Village of Canisteo is still advising citizens to please stay off the side streets to the Department of Public Works can continue to clean up the snow and limbs from the streets. The Village of Canisteo would like to thank all the Village businesses for the generous donations of food and beverages to help with those individuals are in need. We are being told that power in the Village of Canisteo may continue to be out until tomorrow on Saturday March 3rd, 2018.