Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Police say outage i
Parsippany Police reports that a power outage in the Route 46 area between Cherry Hill Road and Parsippany Blvd. is over. Crews have finished repairs at a transformer, restoring power to the area. Utility company Jersey City Power & Light reported 16 customers were without power as of 10:45 a.m.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Overnight rain and wind storms left hundreds without electricity and some outages still remain.
Jersey City Power and Light reports that hundreds of Parsippany residents lost electricity following the rain and wind storms that blew through the township over night. As of 2 p.m., 38 of the utility's customers were in the dark. At its highest, nearly 900 residents were affected. JCP&L crews are working to restore the remaining customers without power. A company spokesperson would not give an estimated time, but said power will be returned as quickly as possible.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Electrical outage caused by 'broken Verizon pole,' says utility spokesperson.
Power went out for about 130 Parsippany residents in the Normandy Village area Monday afternoon. According to a spokesperson for Jersey Central Power and Light, the outage began just after 1 p.m. Utility spokesperson Gerry Ricciardi said the outage was the result of "a broken Verizon pole." He said the blackout affected Normandy Village streets including Citroen Way, Bordeaux Drive and Biscay Drive. A JCP&L truck was dispatched to the area shortly after 1 p.m., and the repairs were complete by 3:02 p.m., Ricciardi said.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
A township truck accidentally knocked down live electrical wires on Tioga Avenue.
Parsippany Police and Jersey Central Power and Light dealt with a potentially dangerous situation Wednesday afternoon. Live wires were accidentally knocked down on Tioga Avenue, where a township road milling and paving project is underway. Power had to be shut off in the neighborhood for a time to allow utility crews to repair the damage. Police said a contractor's dump truck involved in the road project accidentally ran into the electrical wires, bringing them down. No one was injured in the incident, police said. But someone could have been, if not for good luck, said a township road inspector. "The wires got stuck on the dump truck, so a guy in the truck grabbed a rake to knock the wires off of it," said Salvatore Poccia. "I ran out, …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Let us know what you're experiencing by your house.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Many Morris County homes were without power Tuesday morning as JCP&L reported outages caused by severe weather. According to JCP&L's outage map, the affected area spans from Denville to Montville, including a large portion of Parsippany. "Crews are working to restore power to all affected areas as quickly and safely as possible," according to the website. Those experiencing power outages in JCP&L's coverage area are encouraged to call 1-888-544-4877 or can report the outage through the website here. We want to know what you're experiencing. Tell us how long you have been without power in the comments below.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Utility company says storms likely caused electrical outage that affected customers along Route 10 and in spots throughout Parsippany and Morris Plains.
The lights are on again after Tuesday afternoon's thunderstorm knocked power out for some in the area of Littleton Road/Route 202 and Route 10, according to Jersey Central Power and Light. The JCP&L website, as of 6:15 p.m., reported that no outages are being reported in Parsippany or Morris Plains. When the outage was first reported at about 5 p.m., 726 Parsippany residents were affected, according to the utility, as well as 46 in Morris Plains. While the majority of those affected were along the Route 10 corridor, outages were reported in numerous spots around Parsippany, including Parsippany Police headquarters on Route 46. You may want to ensure that you have a flashlight and batteries: Thunderstorms may continue into the night, …
Monday, August 6, 2012
The power outage happened directly after a brush fire affected the area.
Power has been restored to about 230 customers, including a number of businesses, in the area of Interpace Parkway and Cherry Hill Road, according to Jersey Central Power and Light. Parsippany Police reported that power went out around 3 p.m. Monday after a brush fire that briefly blazed in trees along Route 46 near Lackawanna Avenue. Crews from Jersey Central Power and Light worked until after 4:30 p.m. to repair a power line directly adjacent to the area affected by the brush fire. A traffic signal at Lackawanna Avenue lost power, leaving police officers to direct traffic. Cars are moving normally now. JCP&L's online outage map shows that no residents are without power at this time.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
An electrical outage was blamed on Thursday night's storm.
The lights are back on for all Parsippany Jersey Central Power and Light customers who experienced a power outage during Thursday night's thunderstorm, according to the utility's online outage map. The company said a total of 127 Parsippany residents lost electricity. The Thursday storm blew through Morris County much more quickly than the National Weather Service had predicted. According to NWS, Middlesex, Monmouth, Hunterdon and Somerset took the hit the hardest, experiencing falling trees and downed power lines. JCP&L reports about 30,000 New Jersey customers lost power Thursday night. The utility said crews are working through the night to restore those still in the dark. The storm known as Derecho may not be finished with Parsippany. …
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, July 5, 2012
A reported 933 lost power Thursday afternoon.
Utility company Jersey City Power and Light reports via its website that more than 900 Parsippany customers who lost power Thursday afternoon have had their electricity restored. Shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, JCP&L's website showed 933 township customers without power. No reason was given for the situation, but the blistering temperature—and increased air conditioner usage—may have played a role. Parsippany Police said power outages generally affected customers east of Interstate 287 and south of I-80. In addition to Parsippany people affected, 932 customers in nearby Hanover and 31 in East Hanover lost power as well, according to the utility. In all these areas, the number reported without power stands at zero. If your power should go …