Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Utility says more than 300 of its Parsippany customers were affected by blackout.
Jersey Central Power and Light's online outage center reports as of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday that all but about five of 366 of its customers who lost electricity are back in the light. An outgage was reported in the area of South Beverwyck Road at around 3:30 p.m., according to Parsippany Police. JCP&L quickly isolated the problem affecting the residents and most restoration occurred within the hour. With the looming storms, the utility warns residents that power outages that last for 24 hours or longer are possible. JCP&L urges people to prepare and ensure they have enough supplies including nonperishable food items, drinking water, a battery-powered radio, flashlights, batteries, blankets and other basic staples. The utility also reminds …
Monday, July 9, 2012
JCP&L's website indicates that all those affected by Monday night outage once again have service.
Power has been restored to township homes that had been in the dark for several hours Monday evening, according to the website of utility company Jersey City Power and Light. Shortly before 9:30 p.m., Parsippany Police said 243 Lake Parsippany residences had lost power to an electrical outage. Police said the outage stemmed from an incident on Madison Road, however would not reveal the nature of the incident.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Crews are still working; downed wires still should be avoided.
As of 8:58 a.m., Jersey Center Power and Lights that only 72 of its Parsippany customers remain without electricity. After restoring power to 770,000 of its customers throughout the state, 15,000 are still in the proverbial dark. The company says 5,700 of those customers are without power due to flooding. The companies anticipate full restoration by Sunday. According to PSE&G, Irene has created the greatest number of outages in the company’s history in terms of outages. Both firms caution customers to beware of downed wires and damaged electrical equipment remains in place. They can be live and dangerous and must be avoided. If you're out of power and need assistance, call JCP&L at 888-544-4877. PSE&G can be reached at 800-436-7734.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Regional stores offering power company's customers aid.
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Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Jersey Central Power & Light customers in Morris and Sussex counties without electricity can go to the following stores for free water and ice. JCP&L said people should identify themselves as customers without power at each store's front desk. As of 6:48 p.m. Tuesday, about 458 customers in Parsippany were without electricity. The hardest hit communities in Morris County were Morristown with more than 10,000 powerless and Denville with nearly 4,000 losing electricity. Here are the locations:
Some Par-Troy residents are still without electricity, but utility crews are hard at work to change that.
PSE&G reports that as of 5 p.m., 74,000 New Jersey residents are still lacking electric service following the hurricane. The company appears to making headway, though power has been restored to about 670,000 customers since Sunday and company spokesperson Karen Johnson said substantial progress has been made during the past 48 hours. According to PSE&G, Irene has created the greatest number of outages in the company’s history in terms of outages. The company expects restoration of all customers within the next 4 to 6 days. Utility company JCP&L, which presents individual town outage totals, reports that 455 of its Parsippany customers remain without power as of a6:08 p.m., according to its online outage map. Crews for both workers are …
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Tips to keep cool, stay healthy and save money
The mercury shot past the 100-degree mark Friday and Saturday is expected to be every bit the scorcher as a brutal heat wave continues to punish the region. The National Weather Service has an Excessive Heat Warning in place until 8 p.m. As the NWS reported, "Dangerous heat and humidity continues to impact the region. Oppressive heat and humidity will remain in place through Saturday." Heat index values will soar as high as 115 degrees, according to the weather service. This means dangerous conditions for everyone, especially the elderly, young children and people with respiratory ailments. The NWS shared these keep-cool tips: If you or someone nearby has difficulty breathing or experiences chest pains, call 911 right away. Heat …