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Which Tree Is Best For Your Property? PECO Offers Advice For Arbor Day

Spring means time to consider new landscaping projects, including planting new trees. But PECO’s Greg Smore says it’s more than just buying the tree that you like.

04/24/2015

(Vice president Joseph BIden, in file photo by  Mandel Ngan/ AFP/ Getty Images)

VP Biden & Energy Secretary Moniz To Visit Philadelphia Tuesday

The two will tour the PECO headquarters in Center City.

04/21/2015

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Pa. Consumer Advocate Says She’ll Fight Peco Request For Big Fixed Monthly Electric Increases

Acting Pennsylvania consumer advocate Tanya McCloskey says raising the “fixed” portion of electric bills by 68% creates a disincentive to conserve, and will have a larger impact on seniors and low-income households.

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View of Earth Hour in Philadelphia from the CBS 3 sky deck. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

Landmarks Locally, Worldwide Go Dark For ‘Earth Hour’

Go dark to go green — that’s what city buildings all around the world did for one hour Saturday.

03/28/2015

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Blog: PECO “Pay Now” Scam Is Still Going Strong

By Jim Donovan: What I refer to as the Peco “Pay Now” scam seems to be resurfacing. I first reported on this last summer and while our 3 On Your Side consumer unit gets calls […]

03/18/2015

The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant.  (Photo provided by Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

KYW Flashback: 17 Years Of Hearings And Debates Can’t Keep The Limerick Nuclear Plant From Going On-Line

In February of 1986, nearly 30 years ago, KYW reported on the cooling tower cloud that rose over rural Limerick Township in Western Montgomery County.

02/26/2015

(Credit: Justin Udo)

Center City Underground Explosions Force Evacuations

Police confirm there were two underground explosions Sunday afternoon in Center City.

02/22/2015

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Winter Storm Leaves Behind Messy Commute, Power Outages

The weekend winter storm that swept across the Delaware Valley moved out, but left behind an icy, slushy, wet mess, causing a slow, hazardous commute and also left homes and businesses without power Sunday morning.

02/22/2015

File photo: PECO Truck. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Dangerous High Winds Cause Some Problems Across Delaware Valley

With winds, potentially gusting up to 55 miles per hour, power outages are a major concern because of the serious threat of tree branches taking out power lines.

02/15/2015

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PECO Prepares For Forecasted High Winds Saturday Into Sunday

PECO has announced that they are preparing for power outages caused by high winds.

02/14/2015

Apartments in Norristown were evacuated after high CO levels were detected. (Credit: CBS 3)

High CO Levels Lead To Montco Apartment Evacuations, Impacts Businesses

Apartments in Norristown were evacuated overnight and a busy stretch of business was shut down because of elevated carbon monoxide readings.

01/30/2015

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Travel Disrupted As Snow Moves Across Philadelphia Region

As the latest winter blast picks up in intensity across the region today, the biggest impact point is expected to be Philadelphia International Airport where a handful of flight cancellations are already reported.

01/26/2015

(The former Peco power plant on the Delaware River near Penn Treaty Park, in Fishtown.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Developer Plans to Turn Former Peco Power Plant Into Hotels Plus Event Spaces

Developer Bart Blatstein and caterer Joseph Volpe have signed a contract with Exelon Corporation to buy the old power plant at an undisclosed price.

01/16/2015

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Power Problems Impact PECO Customers, SEPTA Regional Rail In Doylestown

There are power problems in Doylestown, Bucks County this morning.

01/05/2015

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Brotherly Love: Helping At A Holiday Party

During the holidays, some people like to donate food or money. Some people take it even further, throwing a party for people who otherwise might be forgotten. We met up with volunteers at a facility run by Kencrest, a non-profit that serves thousands with disabilities.

12/17/2014

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