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Thousands Still Without Power Following Tuesday’s Storms

About 137, 000 people are still without power following Tuesday night’s powerful storms.

06/25/2015

(A toppled tree in a backyard awaits removal.  Photo by KYW's Pat Toddy)

Local Power Outages Could Last Into The Weekend

Persistent power outages continue to make life difficult for more than 200,000 people around the Delaware Valley and South Jersey.

06/25/2015

Route 1 in Delaware County. (Credit: Jan Carabeo)

PECO Working Around The Clock To Restore Power To Residents

PECO says it’s an all hands on deck effort as they work to restore electricity.

06/24/2015

Downed tree on power lines in Chester County. (Credit: Pat Toddy/KYW)

Latest Power Outage Numbers

The storms on Tuesday night caused widespread damage and power outages throughout the Philadelphia area.

06/24/2015

Downed tree on power lines in Chester County. (Credit: Pat Toddy/KYW)

Thousands Remain Without Power After Tuesday’s Storms

High winds from last night’s storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people, and many outages remain this morning.

06/24/2015

(An assembly at McMichael School spotlights the new Exelon Foundation grant to Drexel University.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Exelon, PECO Donate $500,000 To Enhance STEM Education At 2 West Phila. Schools

The grant to Drexel University will support the development of science, technology, engineering, and math courses at the McMichael School, 36th and Fairmount, and the Powel School, 36th and Powelton.

06/09/2015

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The Irish American Festival Kicks Off Cities Summer Multi-Cultural Series

The event played Irish music as people did Irish dances. The day was all about a celebration of the Emerald Isle. Michael Bradley, an event organizer praised the event and the city of Philadelphia for holding the festival.

06/07/2015

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Power Restored At Luxury Rittenhouse Square Condo Highrise

The power outage left the building, at the corner of 18th and Walnut, without power, water, and most of its elevator service.

05/25/2015

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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

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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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