Between 1,501 and 3,500 customers in Northampton Township are without power, according to PECO's outage map.
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Did Hurricane Sandy ruin Halloween for children, or will the kids still get to trick-or-treat tonight?
Since Northampton Township doesn't schedule trick-or-treating dates or times for the community, it is up to the individual neighborhoods and streets to decide what to do about Halloween this year. Since many areas are still without power, some residents have said that neighborhood associations might not be able to get the message out to the community. It may just be up to whether parents want to take their children house to house. If you're area is still planning on having trick-or-treating tonight, or if it's being rescheduled for another date and time, let us know in the comments so Patch can help spread the word.
Downed trees have caused power outages throughout Northampton Township.
Many residents have reported downed trees throughout the township, some of which have been the cause of loss of power. A tree was blocking Old Jordan Road on Tuesday morning, and many trees were down around Holland Elementary School, according to reports from Patch readers. Township Manager Bob Pellegrino told PhillyBurbs that trees fell on three houses—two of which were on Mallard Road. One Patch reader, Lorraine Parrillo, said that a tree knocked down the power line from her house to the main line on the road, and that she was having a difficult time reporting the issue to PECO. PECO is currently working to restore 850,000 customers who are without power. As of 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 3,500 customers throughout Northampton Township are …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy caused widespread power outages, downed trees and damage in Bucks County.
Powerful winds and rain knocked down trees, branches and power lines throughout Bucks County causing widespread damage and power outages. Related Articles: Like us on Facebook to get additional coverage. Sign up for our newsletter for breaking news reports and follow us on Twitter for up-to-the minute coverage.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, PECO has said that it may take up to a week to restore power to the area.
It may take up to a week to fully restore power to the Bucks County area, according to PECO. More than 850,000 customers are without power, which makes Hurricane Sandy the most damaging storm in the company's history. Of the 850,000 affected customers, 3,500 are in Northampton Township. As of Tuesday at 6 p.m. restoration estimates for the Northampton Township area were not available. PECO is asking customers to call 1-800-841-4141 to report a power outage. How are you dealing with the outage? Tell us in the comments. Related Articles: Like us on Facebook to get additional coverage. Sign up for our newsletter for breaking news reports and follow us on Twitter for up-to-the minute coverage.
Council Rock School District has cancelled school for Wednesday, Oct. 31 due to power outages.
School will be closed again on Wednesday, Oct. 31 throughout Council Rock School District due to power outages, an announcement on the district's website said. "Extensive power outages at most of our schools is the primary reason for this closure," the announcement said. "This issue may affect some or all of our schools for the rest of the week." To alert the community, a global connect call to all phones will be sent on Tuesday afternoon. Due to the power outages, the school district asks that you help notify your neighbors of the school closure announcement. Information on future school closures will be posted on the district's website. The Council Rock offices will be open on Wednesday. Related Articles: Like us on Facebook to …
At a 9 a.m. press conference Tuesday, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said the worst of Hurricane Sandy is over, but there are 1.3 million without power and two deaths.
“You could say we dodged a bullet,” said Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett at a 9 a.m. press conference. “We don’t have a shore line, so New Jersey and New York got it worse.” However, as of this morning, there are 1.3 million homes without power around Southeastern Pennsylvania after Hurricane Sandy hit land last night. "If you're one of those without power," Corbett said, "you probably don't feel like you dodged a bullet." State officials urge patience. All utility companies have brought in crews from other states to get the grid up and running. And there are nearly 700 active emergency shelters in operation now. Corbett also said two people were killed in Pennsylvania Monday — an 8-year-old boy in Susquehanna County and a 62-year-old …
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