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Dozens Cleaning Up After Damaging Winter Thunderstorms Blow Through The Area

Gemma Pomilio from the 500 block of Hermit Street in Philadelphia’s Roxborough neighborhood is not alone. Her neighbors spent the day cleaning up and wondering what went wrong.

02/19/2014

(Personnel in the Peco emergency operations center monitor the system for outages in the five-county Philadelphia area.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Nasty Nor’easter Bringing New Round Of Power Outages

On the heels of historic ice storm that left many homeowners without power for nearly a week, Thursday’s storm is knocking out power for many customers in region.

02/13/2014

(A Septa bus makes its way along snow-covered Fifth Street in Old City Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Snowstorm Update: Area Transportation and Utilities Limping Along

(** UPDATED **) — The latest, and largest, snowstorm of the current winter season played havoc with transportation and electric service in and around the Delaware Valley.

02/13/2014

December 8, 2013: Snow falls on Route 322 in Delaware County.

Delaware County Emergency Responders Prepare To Respond To Whatever The Next Storm Brings

Delaware County Council Chairman Tom McGarrigle says extra staffers are being brought in to handle an anticipated crush of emergency calls at the 911 Center.

02/12/2014

Devon, Pa. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

PECO Crews Scrambling To Restore All Power Before Next Storm Arrives

PECO is hoping to have all power restored by the end of Tuesday. As of Tuesday morning, a little under 2,000 remained without power.

02/11/2014

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Overworked Electric Utility Workers On Call For Yet Another Major Storm

Peco electrical crews are bracing for another winter whammy on Thursday. It is unclear whether workers will be available from other jurisdictions if needed.

02/11/2014

Penn State graduate, attorney Eileen Hurley. (credit: Eileen Hurley)

Attorney: Lawsuit Not An Option For Frustrated Energy Customers

Frustration among Delaware Valley area power consumers is high, particularly among those who were without power for days in freezing temperatures.

02/11/2014

Downed trees and wires. (credit: Chris May)

Overhead Or Buried, Power Lines Still Vulnerable

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?

02/11/2014

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PECO Makes Progress In Restoring Power After Last Week’s Ice Storm

Now, attention is shifting to our next winter storm.

02/10/2014

(Workers at a makeshift Peco information center await customers with questions.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Bucks County Residents Seeing Electric Lights at the End of the Tunnel

“It’s a slow process,” notes Lower Makefield police chief Kenneth Coluzzi. “We still have a little over a hundred residents out of power.”

02/10/2014

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Latest Power Outage Information — Feb. 10, 2014

Many locations in the Greater Philadelphia area are still facing power outages after Wednesday’s storm.

02/09/2014

(A Peco crew member at work after the February 5th ice storm. Photo by CBS-3)

PECO Crews Help Many Customers, But Not All See The Light

Heading into the overnight hours, the utility was reporting just over 20,000 remaining outages, a significant drop from Saturday.

02/09/2014

File Photo (credit: KYW's John Ostapkovich)

PECO Tries Damage Control With Both Power Lines And Customers

Hundreds of PECO customers — now in their fifth day with no electricity — showed up for face-to-face sessions the utility set up in the hardest hit suburbs.

02/09/2014

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Power Restored For Many While Others Remain In The Dark

Tens of thousands of PECO customers were happy and warm Saturday night, but, there’s still many more people throughout the area who are still in the dark.

02/08/2014

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Power Goes Out At One Of Center City’s Largest Homeless Shelters

The power went out around 2 a.m. Saturday morning at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission at 13th and Arch Streets.

02/08/2014

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