NJ's utilities restore power to most

New Jersey's utilities have restored electricity to nearly all their customers who lost service during Sandy and the nor'easter. Restoration work continues today for 6,197

TRENTON - New Jersey's utilities have restored electricity to nearly all their customers who lost service during Sandy and the nor'easter.

Restoration work continues today for 6,197 homes and businesses statewide.

Public Service Electric & Gas is reporting 278 outages, mainly in Union, Middlesex and Somerset counties. Most were victims of high winds along the Watchung Mountains.

Jersey Central Power & Light has 3,470 customers waiting for service. The majority are in Morris County. JCP&L says about 30,000 customers on the barrier islands and along the Jersey shore can't be restored due to major damage.

Atlantic City Electric has 2,441 outages, mostly in Ocean County.

Orange & Rockland is reporting eight customers remain without service.

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