the Lewiston Public Library Thursday received $100,000 from the New York Power Authority to assist the library's capital expansion program.
C.D. "Rapp" Rappleyea, the Power Authority's chief executive officer, announced the authority will install high-efficiency lighting at the library as part of its Energy Services Program. The project will improve lighting at the library and will save nearly $3,000 annually on
The $100,000 contribution fulfills a commitment made previously as part of the Niagara Upgrade Community
Work on the lighting project is expected to begin this summer. The total cost of the project is nearly $30,000. Gov. Pataki also has authorized a special grant of almost $10,000 for the project from the Petroleum Overcharge Restitution Fund, reducing the library's cost to under $20,000.