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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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Utility Crews Continue Efforts To Restore Power Across Philadelphia Region

Tens of thousands of customers remain without power in the Philadelphia area, days after a winter storm coated trees and electrical lines with ice.

02/08/2014

(A sign on the door of a Red Cross shelter set up at Lionville Middle School indicates that pets are not allowed at that location.  Photo by David Madden)

Yardley Residents Frustrated By Another Extended Outage

As of late yesterday afternoon, no PECO customers in Yardley had power and many residents say it is a nightmare revisited.

02/07/2014

Alan, a Spring-Ford High School student, doing his homework at the Exton Square Mall. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Malls Keep The Lights (And Phones, Laptops, Tablets) On For Those Without Power

In this age of connectivity, many of those without power in our area have had to scramble to charge their phones, tablets and laptops.

02/07/2014

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