Jersey Central Power & Light

FILE -- Utility workers replace a pole that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Utilities: Communication With Customers Will Be Better For Next Storm

A major complaint in the days following Sandy was that customers didn’t know what repairs crews were working on when their power would be restored.

10/29/2014

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Tri-State Power Outage Information

Check for the latest outage information in your city, town or village as the winter storm inflicts its damage to trees and power lines.

01/03/2014

A construction worker was seriously injured in Bridgewater, N.J., after he touched a live power line, police said. (credit: CBS 2)

Construction Worker Nearly Electrocuted In Bridgewater, N.J.

The man was outside trying to determine why the house had lost power when he touched a live grounding wire.

09/03/2013

LIPA crews working. (credit: CBS 2)

Utilities Looking To Avoid Repeat Of Sandy, Say They’re Ready

Heavy snow and strong winds could knock down trees and power lines.

02/08/2013

Power lines down from Sandy, Oct. 30, 2012 (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

JCP&L: All But 24 Customers Hit By Sandy On Mainland Have Power Back

The utility said as of 11 p.m. Sunday, all but 24 customers affected by Superstorm Sandy had had their power restored.

11/11/2012

Manchester, N.J. (credit: Chris Donna Knight Celmer)

Christie: Most In NJ To Have Power Back By Saturday

Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday’s nor’easter only caused a slight setback to the recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy, adding he expects power to be restored to almost everyone in the state by this weekend.

11/08/2012

A tree uprooted by Sandy in Cliffside Park (credit: Dev Zaveri)

Christie Releases Specific Restoration Estimates; New Jersey Down To About 1.2 Million Outages

For those in New Jersey who have been living without electricity since superstorm Sandy arrived, things are slowly getting better.

11/03/2012

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

Con Edison employees monitor the drainage of water being pumped out of Seven World Trade Center, caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Millions Of Tri-State Customers Remain Without Power Following Superstorm Sandy

More than 4 million customers served by Con Edison, LIPA, PSEG, JCP&L, Connecticut Light and Power, Orange & Rockland, and NYSEG were without power as of late Tuesday night.

10/30/2012

Power Lines Spark In Queens

Millions Without Power; Con Ed Cuts Service To 6,500

s Superstorm Sandy raged, nearly 2.7 million customers in the New York City metro area were without power Monday night – a number nearly equivalent to the entire population of the city of Chicago.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

Marlboro, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: CBS2 Viewer Michael Mollica)

Post-Irene JCP&L Innovations To Improve Communications, Prevent Power Loss

In the year since Irene, JCP&L has been working to improve communication with customers.

08/22/2012

JCP&L Project Manager John Shannon shows off the new laptops for their trucks - Freehold, NJ - Aug 21, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

JCP&L Hopes To Improve Service With New Technology

Jersey Central Power & Light is hoping to serve you better by embracing the 21st Century.

08/21/2012

Utility Worker/File (Credit: www.firstenergycorp.com)

Authorities: Utility Worker With Jersey Central Power & Light Dies By Electrocution

First Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Richard Incremona said that the man died while doing work on Daum Road in Manalapan.

08/04/2012

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Power Expected To Be Restored Soon As Storm Cleanup Continues In Freehold

Forecasters believe a supercell storm packing wind gusts as high as 65 mph pounded Freehold and Freehold Township on Saturday night.

07/30/2012

Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Thunderstorms, Thousands Left Without Power In Tri-State Area

As of Saturday afternoon, the Long Island Power Authority reported that 130 of its customers are without power, most of which reside in Hempstead, Oyster Bay and North Hempstead.

06/23/2012

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