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Comment #4839514 by Mandy Seiler

Mandy Seiler Mar 2nd 2016, 8:59 AM #

Haven’t we become so dependent on everything electric? When we had power outage in our old house we had at least an Aga. We had our own well, meaning no water. That was inconvenient but you could work around it as you were out of the house for most of the day anyway. We could still cook, wash and stay warm. Now most houses don’t have the solid fuel option anymore; it’s terrible for the elderly and families with small kids. All the oil in the tank is of no use then. One can only hope they have families to go to, or someone calling by till power is restored.

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Latest winter storm leaves over 6,000 without power

Latest winter storm leaves over 6,000 without power

ESB crews are working to restore outages in challenging conditions.

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