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Statue of Liberty Goes Dark
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Why did the Statue of Liberty go dark?

Twitter users helped out with their explanations of the outage, ranging from the political to comedic.

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Ilya Andriyanov
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Are You In The Dark This Morning?

 

The Nor'easter left lots of water, wind and darkness. Thousands have found themselves in the dark with this latest Winter storm. Is ...

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Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ
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Over 800 Without Power In Lakewood

Over 800 residents are without power this morning according to Jersey Central Power & Light's outage map. The reason is currently unknown and is being investigated. Ac...

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Car Crash causing power outages. (Photo Credit Police Department)
Car Crash causing power outages. (Photo Credit Police Department)
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Manchester Car accident causes widespread outages

A severe crash on the morning of News Years Day left many Manchester residents without power. According to Manchester township police reports, 38 year-old David LeMay Jr. of Jackson crashed into a utility pole head-on.

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JCP&L truck (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Accident causes power outage in Brick Township

As many as 1,500 JCP&L customers in Brick Township are without power this morning, due to a motor vehicle accident, according to the utility's website.

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JCP&L truck (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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As temps rise, thousands lose power along Jersey Shore

A gusty wind and a tree are to blame for a power outage on the Jersey Shore on Sunday.

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Power Restored to thousands of JCP&L Customers in Brick

Some 7,000 Jersey Central Power & Light customers in Brick were left in the dark Sunday night, when a substation caught fire in the northern section of the Township, according to the Ocean County Police, Fire & EMS Facebook page. 

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Image of JCP&L Outage Map, by R. Key Townsquare Media
Image of JCP&L Outage Map, by R. Key Townsquare Media
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(Update) Large Power Outage Reported in Toms River and Berkeley Township

A car accident on Route 37 and Bananier Drive takes out electricity to over 2,000 JCP&L customers.  A utility spokesperson says most of their customers had electricity restored before 8:30 p.m. ...

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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JCP&L Offers a Critical Care List for Customers

Did you know, Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) keeps a critical care list of customers? Utility Spokesman Ron Morano says the list identifies customers who are most vulnerable in the event of a power outage.

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JCP&L Facebook Page, (R.Key Townsquare Media)
JCP&L Facebook Page, (R.Key Townsquare Media)
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Outage Reporting Tools

Jersey Central Power and Light has taken to social media to help keep the lines of

communication open with its customers. Trisha Ingram, who works with website and social media development in the utility's Communications Department, said the tools were developed after a customer listening campaign and several focus groups following some extended storm outages. Ingram said making a very accessible and streamlined mobile web presence was their first objective.

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