The Public Utility Commission says PECO and other power utilities should have done a better job.
Residents got a chance to speak up about complaints they may have regarding the response to the power outages caused by last month’s ice storm.
The Marinos replaced their roof but are still waiting to clean up the mess from the February 5th storm.
Even after the ice storm that ruined much of what we’ve planted, one little heart-shaped leaf was a heart warming reminder of better days ahead.
Frustration among Delaware Valley area power consumers is high, particularly among those who were without power for days in freezing temperatures.
After an event like the ice storm, you might wonder, why are power lines on top of utility poles where they’re so vulnerable to falling tree limbs?
County Commissioner Josh Shapiro says the damage threshold the county needs to meet is $2.8 million. He says residents should report any storm damage to their municipality and then the municipalities should include those numbers with any damage to public property as a result of the storm.
Cable outage reports generally don’t come in until the power comes back on. And, just as it is with your power company, your cable company won’t know your service is out unless you report it.
Now, attention is shifting to our next winter storm.
Many locations in the Greater Philadelphia area are still facing power outages after Wednesday’s storm.
The power went out around 2 a.m. Saturday morning at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission at 13th and Arch Streets.
Tens of thousands of customers remain without power in the Philadelphia area, days after a winter storm coated trees and electrical lines with ice.
In Wayne, Delaware County people are leaning on each other in these trying times.
Most cable outages are power related and customers should have cable when the lights go back on.
Pennsylvania officials have established a toll-free hotline for residents who may be having difficulty coping with the stress of the storm aftermath.