About 65 Percent Of Monmouth County Still In The Dark

Town-by-town breakdown

JCP&L reported about 183,415 of the 280,822 customers in Monmouth County remained in the dark as of about 11 a.m. Saturday, according to its outage map.

Power outage numbers, meanwhile, continued to drop slightly across the state Saturday.

JCP&L reported in a release on that the majority of customers will be restored by November 7.

The site also contains a .PDF that details the specific areas that are expected to receive power over the coming weekend.

Here is a town-by-town breakdown (number of outages verses number of total customers):

- ABERDEEN TOWNSHIP 5,603 6,986 80%
  ASBURY PARK CITY 4,136 7,225 57%
  AVON BY THE SEA BOROUGH 829 1,491 56%
  BELMAR BOROUGH 4,398 5,433 81%
  BRADLEY BEACH BOROUGH 2,675 3,305 81%
  BRIELLE BOROUGH 2,066 2,555 81%
  COLTS NECK TOWNSHIP 3,003 3,959 76%
  DEAL BOROUGH 970 1,035 94%
  EATONTOWN BOROUGH 3,826 6,944 55%
  FAIR HAVEN BOROUGH 1,862 2,308 81%
  FREEHOLD BOROUGH 3,241 4,428 73%
  FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP 8,570 14,527 59%
  HAZLET TOWNSHIP 4,052 7,441 54%
  HIGHLANDS BOROUGH 2,359 3,001 79%
  HOLMDEL TOWNSHIP 4,631 6,850 68%
  HOWELL TOWNSHIP 10,744 19,897 54%
  KEANSBURG BOROUGH 3,354 4,165 81%
  KEYPORT BOROUGH 579 3,642 16%
  LITTLE SILVER BOROUGH 1,918 2,654 72%
  LONG BRANCH CITY 9,983 14,830 67%
  MANALAPAN TOWNSHIP 10,766 14,962 72%
  MANASQUAN BOROUGH 2,999 4,164 72%
  MARLBORO TOWNSHIP 12,269 15,364 80%
  MATAWAN BOROUGH 4,014 4,967 81%
  MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP 16,550 26,504 62%
  MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP 2,586 3,811 68%
  MONMOUTH BEACH BOROUGH 1,105 2,121 52%
  NEPTUNE CITY BOROUGH 2,104 2,659 79%
  NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP 7,567 13,751 55%
  OCEAN TOWNSHIP 7,630 12,989 59%
  OCEANPORT BOROUGH 910 2,367 38%
  RED BANK BOROUGH 3,634 6,764 54%
  RUMSON BOROUGH 2,333 2,878 81%
  SEA BRIGHT BOROUGH 1,217 1,492 82%
  SEA GIRT BOROUGH 1,175 1,451 81%
  SHREWSBURY BOROUGH 1,737 2,008 87%
  SPRING LAKE BOROUGH 1,444 2,271 64%
  TINTON FALLS BOROUGH 2,273 7,551 30%
  UNION BEACH BOROUGH 1,813 2,428 75%
  WALL TOWNSHIP 10,074 12,797 79%
  WEST LONG BRANCH BOROUGH 1,227 2,926 42%
Independent Thinker November 04, 2012 at 03:03 PM
You have it all wrong. People from other states don't hate people from NJ ( the proof is in the popularity of the NJ TV shows), they just think that we are stupider than stones. We pay the highest property taxes in the nation. Bad enough,but we also pay to drive on our major roads, cross all the bridges out of the state, and to get on the beach in the Summer. For instance North Carolina has property taxes about 10 times less than us and they don't pay for all those things. Oh, buy the way their school system isn't as bad as you might think. My niece was educated through that system and is a very accomplished lawyer today.
Karen November 04, 2012 at 03:09 PM
Found it interesting that one of the hardest hit towns - Atlantic city - already has power restored.......casinos must be the top priority?
Jim November 04, 2012 at 03:16 PM
It gets people back to work to earn psycheck I guess, which is good....especially now ...that's my theory. Same around here, otherwise there would be no stores to buy food and other necessities.
Lynne Leimberg November 04, 2012 at 03:20 PM
I live in Oceanport and we were hit very bad because we ate surrounded by rivers . Our two mile town has a wonderful shelter run now by Red Cross and a system on place on cell and home phone updating us. Our mayor also informed us what is going on with electric companies and what we can expect. If anyone is in need of clothing we have plenty, I know I volunteered and that's what I did all day. We have a place to charge our phone and yesterday we got electrici if you need wifi. We are in every sense of the word a community because we all help each other. That is what NJ is about!
Lynne Leimberg November 04, 2012 at 03:22 PM
They shut the power down in Atlantic city before the storm hit!
dm2beach November 04, 2012 at 03:26 PM
Poorly put but absolutely correct!!!
dm2beach November 04, 2012 at 03:26 PM
Ryan Hudes November 04, 2012 at 03:27 PM
JCP&L is working from a Staging Area at Six Flags in Jackson... https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.446369818731893.90789.423813954320813&type=3
dm2beach November 04, 2012 at 03:27 PM
Get real
dm2beach November 04, 2012 at 03:29 PM
Marc LeVine agree agree agree....a little information that is truthful would go a long way.
dm2beach November 04, 2012 at 03:31 PM
You got it Casino's big priority on my list....and The fat man thinks that is a great thing....I guess free buffet...wish I had some gas to go there and get free food...ugh!!!
Ryan Hudes November 04, 2012 at 03:32 PM
Yesterday's update included Long Branch City's restoration estimates, but listed West Long Branch Borough as a "devastated shore community" https://www.firstenergycorp.com/content/dam/newsroom/files/Town_ETR_Report.pdf
dm2beach November 04, 2012 at 03:34 PM
Well I need to go back to also....no one seems to care about that in Trenton....they just care about special interests.
dm2beach November 04, 2012 at 03:36 PM
They shut it down in Eatontown too before the storm hit... We are still out....your point is?
Lynne Leimberg November 04, 2012 at 04:03 PM
No point there? Maybe u should move to another town!
Lynne Leimberg November 04, 2012 at 04:04 PM
Our mayor keeps us updated, does yours Ryan?
Ryan Hudes November 04, 2012 at 05:14 PM
Lynne, I live in Long Brach and haven't had power since the storm like many people. I've received encouraging robocalls from the mayor every day and I'm satisfied with the communication level (with the exception of JCP&L and LB missing from earlier restoration spreadsheets). I think sharing the photos of the JCP&L crews it positive news for everyone in the area. Glad to hear the power is back in Oceanport!
Peter Koenig November 04, 2012 at 05:19 PM
Second that approbation of LB Mayor and OEM. Code Red messages are helpful. Mayor met with JCPL Sat but they refused to tell him anything. Sad that JCPL keeps him in the dark too. Keep trying, Mr. Mayor.
Helene Henkel November 04, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Peter, JCP&L have kept all mayors out of the loop. The purpose of the first comment was to let everyone know that & that JCP&L was giving misinformation. Unfortunately my comment was interperted as complaining by some.
Peter Koenig November 04, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Update fromLong Branch. #out rose from 9000 to 9400 this morning. "town by town breakdown" is a splendid turn of phrase for this nonsense.
njnet7 November 04, 2012 at 06:12 PM
Freehold mayor has been silent. No information has been provided by him or his staff. Is there a place where we can get frequent updates from jcp&l?
njnet7 November 04, 2012 at 08:30 PM
Just got power in Freehold, off Burlington Road. Hopefully, the rest of Freehold has it or would be getting as well.
Peter Koenig November 05, 2012 at 01:58 AM
Update from West End Long Branch: relying on JCPL projections we returned home to freezing darkness. Do we stay and freeze or try to leave and risk arrest for violating the curfew? At least if we go to jail, it will be warm. We are prisoners of JCPL's subterfuge. The projections are bogus. We are suffering. Will JCPL pay our bail? Do we violate the law by leaving home for safety, or freeze in the dark? Honestly, JCPL, have you no sense of common decency? Hope all is well and your corporate officers in Akron, Ohio are snug and warm. Have a nice, cozy and profitable evening in the Midwest.
NyPudge November 05, 2012 at 10:48 AM
Still no power on Mill Rd. Taking a bit longer than I thought. Someone is going to get killed walking down Mill Rd. with a flashlight, as cars zip by doing 50mph.
Peter Koenig November 05, 2012 at 02:05 PM
West End Long Branch still no power no trucks no workers no nothing. I can't get the JCPL outage info by municipality anymore. I suspect their weekend restoration estimates were so bogus they don't want us to compare them with the actual results. Calling Akron, Ohio is useless too. Kudos to LB Mayor Schneider for keeping JCPL's feet to the fire. Could use some warmth in our house, come to think of it.
NyPudge November 06, 2012 at 03:15 PM
No power on Mill Rd. My wife went to the town meeting only to be told that they (mayor) has no answers. What a joke? Mayor Fail!! Hope everyone is well during this troubling time.
Mike In Manalapan November 06, 2012 at 06:37 PM
Mike In Manalapan. I think its time for everyone to go to their next township meeting and find out who is responsible for any emergency plans and what the plans are.Make changes bases on our weaknesses and failures and be prepared for the next emergency.If we don't let our elected officials know how we feel, they will never change.
NyPudge November 07, 2012 at 01:56 AM
Power!!! Thank God!! Hope all of Matawan is back on!! Mill Rd. is celebrating!!
mags November 07, 2012 at 02:31 AM
Parts of North Long Branch towards the ocean power has been restored!! I was lucky enough to meet the crew that brought my building online because I know they have been working no less than 16 hour days. I expressd my appreciation bc I know this has been hard on them & their families. I seen police from mississippi & crews from TX, TN, Kentucky, OH, ALAMABA, etc. Now, I wonder what states all the helicopters that were "bird doging" the massive damage came from??…
Verizon FiOS November 13, 2012 at 05:30 PM
Verizon FiOS is working to restore service to all those affected. To those who currently do not have means to connect, we encourage you to let your loved ones and neighbors know that Verizon has set up charging stations in our stores. You do not need to be a Verizon customer to take advantage of these stations. For locations, check here: http://vz.to/ChargeVZ Our team is here to help. Customers can reach out to us on Twitter (@FiOSSandyRelief) as well as Facebook. For the latest information regarding repairs, credits, and damaged equipment please visit: http://vz.to/RTEIiL


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