They gave Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc. a check today for $46,450 toward the unpaid bill nearly 30 hours after the utility shut off power for lack of payment.
They still owe another $31,882, the amount paid today represented the minimum payment for restoration of power.
New Square main synagogue pays $46G to get power back
New Square Deputy Mayor Israel Spitzer said earlier today that he and other community members were negotiating a payment plan with the utility to get power restored.
Spitzer blamed the tough economic times cutting into the donations from supporters to pay for the utility costs.
It doesn't sound like this is over by a long shot. I can see a recurrence of this in a few months when they again don't pay.