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Utilities Work to Restore Power to Thousands in NJ and NY as 3rd Nor'easter Nears

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    Some Residents Go 2 Weeks Without Power After Storms

    As a third nor'easter nears the region, more than 10,000 people across the tri-state are still without power from the last two storms. Ken Buffa reports.

    (Published Sunday, March 11, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Con Edison says it will restore all power to customers by 11 p.m. Sunday

    • About 190,000 customers lost power in nor'easters on March 2 and 7

    • In New Jersey, 20,000 customers of JCP&L remain without power

    Con Edison says it will restore power by Sunday night to all customers who have been in the dark since two nor'easters struck the region earlier this month. 

    The utility said it was working to restore power to the last few hundred customers in Westchester County. In all, 190,000 Con Ed customers lost power from the storms.

    Westchester was one of the hardest hit areas by the nor'easters on March 2 and March 7.

    In New Jersey, 3,997 customers of Jersey Central Power & Light remained without power on Sunday.

    ConEd Promises Power to Be Restored by 11 p.m.

    [NY] ConEd Promises Power to Be Restored by 11 p.m.

    Con Edison says it will restore power by tonight to the last 2,000 customers who have been in the dark after two nor'easters. Ken Buffa reports.

    (Published Sunday, March 11, 2018)

    More than half a million customers in New Jersey lost power between the two storms.

    Another 2,647 customers of PSE&G were in the dark Sunday night. Other outages included 1,902 Orange and Rockland customers and 4,659 Eversource customers.

    PSEG said power was restored to all customers in Long Island. 

    Gov. Phil Murphy slammed JCP&L’s response to the nor'easters and called for an investigation of the utility.

    "People are mad as heck and so am I,” Murphy said Saturday as he called for an investigation into the utility's resposne.

    JCP&L has pledged to restore power to all customers by Monday. 

    “We will cooperate with the Board of Public Utilities to determine areas of improvement for future events,” spokesman Ronald Morano said.

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