Update 2:04 p.m. - Phone service has been restored in the eight schools. The schools can be contacted directly.
Phone service is not available in eight Clarkstown Schools this morning. They are: Link, New City, West Nyack, Woodglen Strawtown and Little Tor elementary schools, Clarkstown South High School and Felix Festa Middle School. According to the school district, Verizon is working to correct the problem and notification will be sent out when service is restored. The affected schools cannot receive incoming calls from outside lines, but the central office can transfer calls. Its numbers are: 845-639-6418 or 845-639-6455.