For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.
Residents of Hoboken expressed their frustration Monday night at a town hall meeting with representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Garden State continues to make strides in getting back to normal more than a week after superstorm 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.
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.
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.
For those in New Jersey who have been living without electricity since superstorm Sandy arrived, things are slowly getting better.
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.
“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.