“You have flies flying all around it, it’s decaying, it’s disgusting, it smells horrible,” said Cynthia Harris, who contacted KYW Newsradio about the problem.
It took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city’s liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.
Authorities say Norristown a man was killed while attempting extract copper wiring from high-voltage electrical box in Valley Forge National Historical Park.
PECO is continuing it’s investigation into the cause of a gas odor reported in several nearby counties.
Officials with PECO say they have received over 900 calls Saturday afternoon of a gas odor throughout several Pennsylvania Counties.
PECO customers beware. Police are investigating a telephone scam now making the rounds in suburban Philadelphia. Detectives say at least half dozen people have already been conned out of thousands of dollars.
A phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.
An overturned vehicle injured a driver and created power issues for residents in Southwest Philadelphia early Friday morning.
An underground transformer explosion rattled a center city neighborhood Tuesday.
PECO officials said 1,397 customers were in the dark due to a tree that hit a power line in the Lansdowne/Drexel Hill area in Delaware County.
Severe weather is moving across the region Tuesday night, leaving many customers without power.
PECO is reporting that around 2,400 customers remain without power in Philadelphia and its suburbs.
After being hit by storms throughout the evening, many in the Philadelphia area were left without power.
Because of the severe weather, PECO reports that about 155,000 of its customers were without power Thursday night.
PECO is reporting that around 1,300 customers in our area are still without power as of early Thursday morning.