With tens of thousands of power outages, dozens of major road closures, and other related headaches, Delaware County Council chairman Mario Civera (at lectern in photo) says they reached out to Governor Wolf for assistance.
Peco employees were inside the Philabundance warehouse in South Philadelphia today, helping to box food to be distributed to low-income seniors in need.
Warminster officials say electrical distribution to the township has been spotty over the past five years. Even during times of non-severe weather events, they say, the power goes out in parts of the township all too often.
Peco electrical crews are bracing for another winter whammy on Thursday. It is unclear whether workers will be available from other jurisdictions if needed.
County commissioner Josh Shapiro says the electric utility’s leadership and its work staff have done an outstanding job, but he thinks more upfront investment may ease future events.
Everywhere you look, tree branches and fallen limbs litter the roadsides.
County commissioner Josh Shapiro says the declaration allows the county to coordinate with the state emergency management agency and bypass the bid process to secure goods to help them deal with the aftermath of the storm.
If you’ve heard stories about people coming to the door asking to take a look at your Peco bills, it may not be a scam.