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Experts urge Tri-State area residents to stock on ice melt for Wednesday because ice on top of existing snow is a bad combination. (Photo: CBS 2)

Experts Warn Of Power Line, Generator Dangers Amid Snow And Ice

This week’s back-to-back snowstorms are raising some unusual issues for homeowners, but there are still few hours left to prepare.

02/04/2014

Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

N.J. Town, Businesses Locked In Power Struggle Over Mandatory Generators

A New Jersey town wants to make sure all of its essential businesses are equipped with emergency generators to prevent the chaos that occurred after Superstorm Sandy.

09/23/2013

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on Nov. 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budget Provides Grants To Gas Stations In The Event Of A Superstorm

The New York state budget will give grants to gas stations for generators so that if another superstorm like Sandy hits, there will not be interminable lines at gas stations.

03/23/2013

A New York City police officer directs traffic along a gas line on City Island - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hempstead Town Board Approves Gas Station Generator Measure

It will be hard to forget the long gas lines that formed after superstorm Sandy hit and the town board in Hempstead, Long Island has approved a new law to try and prevent the lines from every happening again.

01/23/2013

Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

N.J. State Police Worker Accused Of Posing As Inspector To Steal Generator

New Jersey authorities say a civilian state police employee posed as an inspector to coerce two South Carolina men into giving her a generator they were selling in the days after Superstorm Sandy.

01/15/2013

A large portable generator (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmaker Seeks To Make Sure Federally Funded Senior Housing Has Generators

In Connecticut, one lawmaker says seniors should not have been left in the dark during superstorm Sandy and she’s doing something about it.

12/07/2012

Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ridgefield First Selectman Wants CL&P To Sell Customers Generators

One elected official in Connecticut has an idea to help people keep the lights on when the power is knocked out.

11/26/2012

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Generator Safety, Consumer Tips In The Wake Of Sandy

In an area that is prone to storms and power failures, a generator can be a great investment. But they can also be dangerous.

11/07/2012

Monmouth Beach

Following Sandy, Gov. Christie Says It’s Now Time To Act And Rebuild Lives

Downed trees, utility poles and wires have tangled together in dangerous piles across the neighborhood. Transformers are down, wiping out power to thousands.

11/01/2012

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Trains Now Moving, But Power Still Out In Parts Of Connecticut

At the Branchville train station in Ridgefield, a sound was heard this morning that hadn’t been heard since Saturday – a train’s horn.

09/01/2011