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.
The happened around 5:30 a.m. near the Wawa store along Cypress Street.
At the Center in the Park, a senior center in Germantown, it took less than 45 minutes for about a hundred box fans to get scooped up.
A water main break in South Philadelphia early Friday morning damaged at least one home and created a traffic headache.
A Peco spokesman reports power went out Tuesday morning, shortly after 11:15am.
According to PECO, 4,000 customers in Doylestown/New Hope and north are in the dark.
“Peco management should be ashamed,” said resident Marla Rosenberg. Peco filed a loss claim for $750,000. The city’s total liability is capped at $500,000.
The Public Utility Commission says PECO and other power utilities should have done a better job.
The Delaware River waterfront is gearing up for summer with a lineup of free festivals, multicultural events, and concerts.
Police are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred Saturday night in Darby, Delaware County.
Over three years, prosecutors say Marcelino Cuadra would go to homes and businesses and tamper with the utility meters so they would read less — or at times — nothing at all.
Sharon McDaniel, manager of construction and maintenance in Peco’s Bucks-Mont region, says the volunteers made quick work of the task.