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Tavern Puzzles!

We offer 33 different Tavern Puzzles to delight and challenge everyone during the holiday! They also make a great gift!

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SAFE ON THE SOUND

GREENWICH HARDWARE IS YOUR EMERGENCY HEADQUARTERS IN ANY KIND OF WEATHER

We provide up to the minute updates on weather conditions, along with emergency preparation guidelines to keep you informed and safe during any kind of natural disaster.

 

Emergency Links:

Greenwich Police Department
Traffic and Road Conditions

Connecticut Light and Power > CL&P Outage Map
Con Edison > ConEd Outage Map
New York State Electric & Gas > NYSEG Outage Map
Long Island Power Authority > LIPA Outage Map
PSE&G > PSE&G Outage Map
Jersey Central Power & Light Outage Map

Emergency Supply Check List

BATTERIES
BOOTS
BROOMS
BUCKETS
CANDLES
CELL PHONES (CHARGED)
CHAIN SAWS
DRY ICE
DUCT TAPE
ELECTRIC TAPE
EXTENSION CORDS
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
FIRST AID KITS
FLASHLIGHTS
FLOOR SQUEEGEES
FOOD
FUEL
FUSES
GAS CANS
GENERATORS
GLOVES
HAMMERS
HOSES
ICE
LANTERNS
LIFE PRESERVERS
MATCHES
MOPS
NAILS
PLASTIC SHEETING
PLIERS
POLE SAWS
PORTABLE LIGHTING EQUIPMENT
PORTABLE RADIOS WITH CHARGED BATTERIES
PORTABLE STOVES
PROPANE
PUMPS
RAIN GEAR
RAKES
ROPE
SAFETY GOGGLES
SAND BAGS
SHOVELS
TARPS
TOW STRAPS
TREE SAWS
UMBRELLAS
WATER JUGS

BASIC EMERGENCY PREPARATION PROCEDURES:

PREPARE:

  • Make sure you have an adequate supply of alternate heating fuel such as wood, coal, etc. and dry matches
  • Plan to store abut 1 quart of drinking water per person per day.
  • Remember to have extra water for washing and food preparation. Fill the bathtub and other large containers with water.
  • Have a good stock of non-perishable foods available (including baby food)
  • Be sure to have an ample supply of medications, prescriptions, baby and personal hygiene supplies.

INSPECT:

  • Replenish your battery supply
  • Check for working flashlights and portable radios
  • Restock your first aid kit.
  • Be sure your fire extinguisher is working and recently inspected.

PROTECT:

  • Take inventory of your personal belongings
  • Move inside or otherwise secure porch furniture, bicycles, trash cans, etc.
  • If the power does go out:
  • Turn off lights, tvs,etc.
  • Keep refrigerators and freezers shut
  • In winter, wrap water pipes with insulation or newspaper , turn off water and leave faucets dripping to keep pipes from bursting
  • Stay clear of downed power lines

CONNECT:

  • Listen to local radio stations for information
  • If asked to evacuate, turn off electricity and other utilities
  • Let your family or neighbors know where you’ll be

DON’T LEAVE HOME UNLESS YOU ABSOLUTELY MUST!
HIGH WINDS, DOWNED POWER LINES, AND FALLEN TREES POSE VERY REAL THREATS