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“In truth, there’s quite a few smaller companies like ours that could have sent people, had they gotten paid,” said Carmen Campell, owner of the Michigan-based Campbell Electric.
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.
Some residents in Closter are accusing their power company of a snow job.
A massive tree crashed into a Ramapo home, but all five people in the house, including a 6-year-old boy, were not injured.
The snow may be finally disappearing, but the Bloomberg Administration was still under fire Wednesday for its response to the post-Christmas blizzard.
At least one big hazard lingers in the Tri-State after the winter storms have departed – towering piles of snow that can hamper a driver’s view.
The New York City Office of Emergency Management said dangerous conditions will be present through Wednesday evening’s rush hour.
Many area residents took extra precautions Tuesday night and stayed off the roads, but those who did venture out saw a glimpse of what’s expected to come in time for the Wednesday morning commute.
The storm that came in overnight was enough to hide the patches of black ice and make getting around a challenge to say the least.
To try and stay ahead of what will no doubt be a nasty winter mix, state officials were activating the emergency operations center to coordinate the snow response.
Spokesmen with ConEd, PSE&G and LIPA said they’re monitoring the storm and will beef up staffing as needed. Tree contact with power lines is the number one cause of power interruptions.
The latest reviews are in. Municipal road crews from the suburbs to New York City seemed to be on top of this storm, clearing first the major roads and highways, and then the side streets.
Firefighters responded to a taxi on fire in Manhattan Thursday in the midst of the storm at 70th Street and Second Avenue.
A second New Jersey death has been blamed on this week’s snow storm.