Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Outage lasted about one hour
Tinton Falls Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) customers now have their power back after an hour-long power outage Wednesday afternoon. Over 2,000 residents in the south end of the borough were without power from noon to about 1:10 p.m., according to Tinton Falls Mayor Michael Skudera. "John Mack my Office of Emergency Management Coordinator (was) in constant contact with JCP&L during the outage," Mayor Skudera said in an email. The exact cause of the power outage was unknown.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Freehold was hardest hit after storm, with over 14,000 customers in the dark.
A severe thunderstorm may have brought relief from high temperatures, but it also left thousands without power in Monmouth County Saturday evening. Over 40,000 customers had lost power by 10 p.m., according to Jersey Central Power & Light. By Sunday at 8 a.m., over 8,500 in Monmouth County remained in the dark. Freehold was the worst hit, with over 9,900 without power in Freehold Township and over 4,100 in Freehold Borough on Saturday night. By Sunday morning, over 3,000 Freehold Township customers and over 600 in Freehold Borough remained without service. Neighboring Howell Township had over 8,600 customers in the dark and Manalapan Township had over 3,000. By Sunday morning, all but 59 people in Howell and 102 in Manalapan had had their …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
JCP&L reported close to 1,000 outages in the borough Sunday night
Power has been restored to the nearly 1,000 Eatontown customers who were without electricity for much of Sunday evening. A power outage map shows that the 942 customers who had been without electrcity since 4 p.m. Sunday now have power. Eatontown Police Det. Lawrence Tyler said there was a problem at a GPU substation on Pinebrook Road in Eatontown. Det. Tyler said the outage affected residents in the northwest section of town, including the traffic light at intersection of Routes 71 and 35. Crews were sent to the substation to restore the power, which was turned back on around midnight.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Power was out for about 40 minutes
Power has been restored to Long Branch Middle School after an early morning outage. The area around Long Branch Middle School experienced a power outage for about 40 minutes, according to the school district's Facebook page. The district has an emergency generator, so there were only minor disruptions to the schedule. The power was restored around 9:05 a.m. and all students were back on schedule, according to the district.