Sign up now to receive free alerts over your phone or email from the City through “Notify NYC.” Notify NYC is offered for informational purposes to help make the public aware of emergencies and other planned incidents in New York City. You can elect to receive messages either through email or over your phone across the following categories: Below is a sample of some of the alerts that were sent out just yesterday, Tuesday, January 7. Sign up now. It’s easy. To be prepared and have all the city’s general information at your fingertips, go here. 1/7/2014 8:22:00 AM Westbound/Southbound Amtrak Service Suspension – Penn Station (MN) Notification issued on 1/7/14 at 8:13 AM. All westbound/southbound Amtrak trains are being held in Penn Station until further notice due to catenary system issues in the Trenton, New Jersey area.

1/7/2014 7:16:00 AM Power Outage – ZIP Code 10312 (SI) Notification issued on 1/7/14 at 7:11 AM. Con Edison is responding to a power outage in ZIP code 10312 in Staten Island. To report a loss of electric service, contact Con Edison at 1-800-75-CONED(26633) or online at

1/7/2014 12:11:00 AM Silver Alert – Gary Hardman M/B/71 (CW) Alert issued 1/7/14 at 12:05 AM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Gary Hardman, male, Black, 71 years of age, missing from Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan. Mr. Hardman is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall, 160 lbs., with salt and pepper hair, last seen on 1/3/14 at 9 AM wearing teal hospital scrubs. He suffers from schizophrenia. No photo is available. If you see Mr. Hardman, please call 9-1-1.

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