NJ utilities restoring electricity lost in storm

New Jersey's two major utilities, PSE&G and JCP&L, both say they have met Gov. Chris Christie's (R-N.J deadline of having 95 percent of their customers

TRENTON - New Jersey's two major utilities, PSE&G and JCP&L, both say they have met Gov. Chris Christie's (R-N.J deadline of having 95 percent of their customers restored by Thursday. Jersey Central Power & Light says some of the remaining 34,900 homes and businesses in the hardest-hit areas still do not have electricity.

Crews from as far away as Mississippi are targeting the remaining 16,000 PSE&G customers.

Rockland Electric says it has about 4,500 customers without power.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Chopper 12 over East Brunswick bus crash 1 VIDEO: Chopper 12 over East Brunswick bus crash
Chopper 12 over wreck that killed NASCAR driver 2 Chopper 12 over wreck that killed NASCAR driver Jason Leffler
Vandals defaced historic trains belonging to the United 3 Vandals deface historic train equipment in Boonton
4 Word on the Street: Selfies
5 12 on Health: Spike in flu cases

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE