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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

Nyack College explosion victim Tasha Bastone, with CBS 2's Lou Young. (credit: CBS 2)

Nyack College Blast Victims Recount ‘Earthquake’-Like Explosion

Two survivors of Tuesday’s explosion at the Christian college in Rockland County have spoken out about their experience and the lingering trauma of the incident.

06/06/2013

Cars are covered in debris following an explosion at Nyack College on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Leak Eyed After 7 Hurt In Explosion At Nyack College

The explosion happened just before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.

06/04/2013

Downed tree in Franklin Lakes (credit: Perry Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

In Northern New Jersey, Power Still Hit Or Miss Nearly A Week After Sandy

Many in New Jersey still don’t have power nearly a week after Sandy struck, but that doesn’t mean their next door neighbors are in the dark.

11/05/2012

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

Tappan Zee Bridge approach - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

After Sandy, Three Dead In Westchester, Rockland; Tappan Zee Reopens

It was dicey driving through the northern suburbs Tuesday morning. But in both Rockland and Westchester, Sandy has proven deadly.

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

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Clean-Up Continues After Massive Storms Pound Tri-State Area

The powerful storms broke the heat, but left downed trees, power lines and other damage in its wake and knocking out power to thousands of customers.

07/19/2012

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PSE&G Declares Power Restored To ‘More Than 95 Percent Of Affected Customers’

PSE&G thanked customers for their patience as they work to completely restore power. Meanwhile, JCP&L says it should be able to get everyone back on line by Friday night.

11/04/2011

PSE&G worker fixes a power line (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Residents Want Straight Answers From Utility Companies

“If they told you in the beginning it won’t be until Friday, then you know it won’t be until Friday,” Ray Popkin, of Livingston, said.

11/03/2011

House Light (file / credit: clipart.com)

Orange & Rockland: Most To Have Power By Midnight

New City homeowners Joe Bricks and Kirk Reilly were explaining the misery of living on generator power to WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond, when suddenly the power came back.

11/03/2011

Light Bulb (file / credit: clipart.com)

Some Rockland, Westchester County Residents Still Without Power

Susan and Martin Sher of New City are among those on their fifth day without power. There are no utility trucks in their neighborhood, just one orange cone near some downed wires.

11/02/2011

A man walks near a tree down on a power line a day after a snow storm in Glastonbury, Conn., Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Power Restoration Estimates, Outage Maps For NY, NJ, Conn. Customers Still In The Dark

When will your power be restored? We have the latest information inside.

11/02/2011

A utility crew is seen at work in Lewisboro, NY - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

President Obama Signs Irene Disaster Declaration For Upstate New York Counties

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.

08/31/2011