Orange & Rockland reports as of 10 a.m. Thursday morning 1,295 county residents still lacked electricity. In Clarkstown, 409 residents did not have power and in Orangetown, the number of outages was 184. New City residents numbered 227.
is still telling customers that most will have power restored by midnight Friday but some may not regain their power until later in the weekend. Customers can check the outage map for updates.
Free ice will again be distributed in the parking lot at Provident Bank Park in Pomona from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. The stadium is located at 1 Provident Bank Park Drive off Fireman's Memorial Drive.
O&R has a total of 8,886 customers without power throughout its service area. It has restored service to 98,909 customers affected by Hurricane Irene.
O&R safety guidelines:
- Even though outages are being repaired, always assume a downed wire is live. Don’t touch or approach any downed wires. Call O&R immediately at 1-877-434-4100 and let line crews safely deal with the problem.
- If your electric service is interrupted, call O&R at 1-877-434-4100 to report the outage.
- If you think you smell natural gas, call O&R’s Gas Emergency Hotline at 1-800-533-5325.