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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

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MetLife Stadium’s Cold-Weather Super Bowl Has New Element — Power

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was sitting with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the game Sunday, and they talked about avoiding a repeat of the blackout at next year’s game at the Meadowlands.

02/05/2013

Hurricane Sandy power problems

Power Companies To Customers With Big Post-Sandy Bills: Read Your Own Meters

Power customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation.

11/28/2012

Power lines downed by Sandy in New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

More New Jersey Towns Look To Become Their Own Utilities After Sandy

For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.

11/19/2012

Hoboken Red Tag

Hoboken Residents Vent Frustration After Gas Is Cut Off At Their Homes

Residents of Hoboken expressed their frustration Monday night at a town hall meeting with representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

11/12/2012

PSE&G office. (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

PSE&G Says Power Restored To ‘Virtually All Customers’

The utility said it would continue to perform repairs on a 24/7 basis for customers without service as a result of the storms or because of localized issues with their electric service.

11/12/2012

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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

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