Ice kills natural gas service to 1,000 in Kingston

The AP is reporting that icing problems are forcing Central Hudson to turn of its natural gas service to hundreds of customers in Ulster County for several days, just in time for a very cold snap.

The Ulster County Red Cross is opening an overnight shelter in Midtown Kingston to house families that are being displaced by the shutoff.

The Daily Freeman has posted a map of the affected neighborhoods on Scribd, which you can read below.

Map of affected areas in Kingston