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Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, SnowOne of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor'easter packing rain and snow.
Dump Truck Rips Down Power Lines, Catches Fire In Teterboro, N.J.A fire broke out in Teterboro Monday afternoon, when a dump truck hit power lines and knocked them down from multiple utility poles.
Storms Rip Out Trees, Power Lines; Electrocute Man In ConnecticutThe storms Tuesday claimed a life in New Milford, Connecticut, after devastating winds tore through the area.
N.J. Residents At Odds With Power Companies Over Rules For Tree MaintenanceThe New Jersey Public Board of Utilities is holding meetings in Trenton between power companies and environmentalists because tree maintenance rules around power lines in the state will expire in less than a year.
Extra Large Utility Poles Spark Anger On Long IslandAbout 900 Port Washington residents have signed a petition demanding their removal. The petition claims the taller poles are dangerous and an eyesore.
Officials Warn Of Dangers For Pedestrians As Icy Conditions Bear DownThe icy weather coming Wednesday could make for some treacherous footing, and everyone in the Tri-State Area was advised to make sure they tread carefully.
L.I. Residents Worry About Frozen Power Lines, Pipes In Bitter ColdWith temperatures plummeting to the single digits overnight Monday night into Tuesday, a significant fear has mounted that rain-soaked trees will end up covered in ice. And when winds kick up overnight, the ice-coated branches could bring down electric power lines.
Ridgewood, N.J. Residents Furious Over Unexpected PSE&G ProjectResidents in one New Jersey neighborhood have told a power company "not in my neighborhood." The outcry began when PSE&G began replacing 35-foot utility poles with poles that are twice as tall.
Report: Greenwich Officials Probe CL&P On Possibility Of Underground Power LinesMitch Gross, a spokesman for the utility, said it's reviewing the four locations to determine if reliability would be improved. He says burying cables would require much more than digging a trench.
Widespread Power Outages Across Tri-State, But Area Spared Worst Of Storm's WrathConnecticut's two largest power companies had anticipated about 30 percent of their customers losing power, or roughly 400,000 homes and businesses.
FAA: Plane Crash En Route To L.I. Kills 1A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says the single-engine Cessna U206G had departed from Keene, N.H. before crashing in Leverett.
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