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If You Think Utility Workers Live A Different Life Than You, Think Again

If you lost power during Hurricane Sandy or the nor’easter that hit our area you’re probably not feeling too charitable towards your utility company. But many of their workers are in the same boat you are.

11/08/2012

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 dumpster in Jersey City filled with belongings that had to be thrown out - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Jersey City Mayor Wants Substations Moved In Wake Of Sandy Outages

Parts of Jersey City are still without power over a week after superstorm Sandy struck and the mayor wants to do something to help prevent future outages.

11/07/2012

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

PSE&G Crews Work Around The Clock To Restore Power As Nor’easter Looms

Some New Jersey families were on the verge of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel Tuesday night after eight days without power.

11/06/2012

Sign in front of a home in Malverne, Long Island. (credit: Samantha Mevorach)

Anger Boiling Over: Nearly 1 Million Still Without Power In Tri-State

Tuesday was day eight for many living without power. Those lucky enough to have generators used them sparingly while others were boiling water to try and stay warm.

11/06/2012

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New Jersey Braces For Nor’easter While Recovering From Sandy

The Garden State continues to make strides in getting back to normal more than a week after superstorm Sandy.

11/06/2012

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

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

About 1.5 Million Still Without Power In New York Metro Area

A total of about 1.5 million power customers in the Tri-State area remained without power Sunday night, as relief and recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy continued.

CBS New York–11/04/2012

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

PSE&G Restores Power To 78 Percent Of Customers

As of Sunday morning, PSE&G said about 78 percent of its customers have had power restored. When Sandy hit, it left about 1.7 million PSE&G customers in the dark.

11/04/2012

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

Downed wires in Cliffside Park as a result of Sandy (credit: Dev Zaveri)

More Than 1 Million Customers In New Jersey Still Without Power

For many in New Jersey, it has been days since they saw power, all courtesy of Superstorm Sandy. The utility companies are working around the clock to get the electricity flowing.

11/02/2012

A dumpster in Jersey City filled with belongings that had to be thrown out - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Jersey City Mayor Says Power By Sunday Not Soon Enough; Curfew Still In Effect

“PSE&G has told me power stations on 63rd Street in Bayonne and the Marion power station got flooded out, as we all know. They’ve drained the water out. They’re drying them out,” Mayor Jerramiah Healy said.

11/02/2012

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

President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon arriving in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012 to visit areas hardest hit by Sandy. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Vows To Restore Power, Help Residents In New Jersey

Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.

CBS New York–10/31/2012

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

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