Jersey Central Power & Light
The man was outside trying to determine why the house had lost power when he touched a live grounding wire.
Heavy snow and strong winds could knock down trees and power lines.
The utility said as of 11 p.m. Sunday, all but 24 customers affected by Superstorm Sandy had had their power restored.
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.
At its height, millions of people across the Tri-State area were left without electricity in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
For those in New Jersey who have been living without electricity since superstorm Sandy arrived, things are slowly getting better.
Downed trees, utility poles and wires have tangled together in dangerous piles across the neighborhood. Transformers are down, wiping out power to thousands.
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.
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.
In the year since Irene, JCP&L has been working to improve communication with customers.
Jersey Central Power & Light is hoping to serve you better by embracing the 21st Century.
First Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Richard Incremona said that the man died while doing work on Daum Road in Manalapan.
Forecasters believe a supercell storm packing wind gusts as high as 65 mph pounded Freehold and Freehold Township on Saturday night.
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.
We’re still counting down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 here at WCBS Newsradio 880 and, at number 2, we have something that doesn’t usually accompany the ghosts and goblins of Halloween weekend.