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Power outages soar after nor’easter hitsPosted: Updated:
Power outages soared in the Hudson Valley after the nor’easter hit on Wednesday.
In Westchester, Con Edison's outage map was reporting over 26,000 without power. NYSEG had more than 5,000.
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Putnam County outages were around 6,000.
Rockland County’s outages soared to 10,000, according to O&R. It also reported Orange County had more than 1,000 without power.
Westchester County Executive George Latimer said he has had enough of the power companies’ excuses. He wants the heads of Con Ed and NYSEG to step down.