Cathy Engel Menendez

(Personnel in the Peco emergency operations center monitor the system for outages in the five-county Philadelphia area.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Nasty Nor’easter Bringing New Round Of Power Outages

On the heels of historic ice storm that left many homeowners without power for nearly a week, Thursday’s storm is knocking out power for many customers in region.


(Peco's emergency operations command center, in file photo. Credit: KYW's Michelle Durham)

PECO Says Some Power May Not Be Restored Until This Weekend

As of 1:30pm Wednesday, the utility listed about 624,000 homes and businesses without electricity.


(Volunteers help assemble furniture at the Red Cross House in West Philadelphia.  Photo provided)

Exelon Foundation Donates $500,000 Plus Elbow Grease to Philadelphia’s Red Cross House

The Red Cross has received a significant donation for its Red Cross House at 40th and Chestnut Streets in West Philadelphia.



As Snow Blankets Delaware Valley, Reports Of Outages And Accidents Start To Pile Up

Reports are coming in of many traffic accidents, downed wires and power outages across the region.


(A tree service removes a tree toppled by Hurricane Irene in Springfield, Delaware County.  Credit: Ian Bush)

Cleanup And Power Restorations Proceed In Delaware County, Pa.

Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses across the Delaware Valley are still without power after the storm’s passage — and it could be a few days before many folks are back on line.