Bergen County Residents Frustrated Power Still Has Not Been Restored
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Millions across the Tri-State Area lost power last Monday, as superstorm Sandy tore through.
About a million people across New Jersey are still in the dark and cold, as power has not yet been restored.
WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reports
A family in Ridgewood in Bergen County voiced their frustration Sunday morning.
“We have no power, we haven’t had power since Monday,” a woman told WCBS 880’s Jim Smith. “We are freezing in our house.”
Her young daughter said Sandy helped her realize what’s really important.
“I don’t need TV or Internet, I just want lights and heat,” the girl told Smith.
The family said with a Nor’easter in the forecast for mid-week, they are concerned about the chill that could be coming.
“In the beginning it was sort of a fun adventure but now the fun’s worn off and it’s like, OK we’d just like to get back to business,” the Ridgewood resident said.