New Jersey Utilities Association warns customers should be on guard against fraudulent company representatives seeking personal information.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A statewide utility trade association is warning customers in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the recent nor’easter to be wary of people falsely identifying themselves as members of local utility companies and asking for personal information. The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) said Tuesday utility customers should “be on guard against individuals that falsely claim to be company representatives. “While so many are reaching out to assist those whose lives have been disrupted by the recent storms, there are also the few who will take advantage of people at their time of need,” NJUA President and CEO Andrew Hendry said. “We want to remind our customers to take extra precautions and protect themselves and their property from strangers…
Updated timetables from PSEG and JCP&L allow citizens to see a prediction of when their power will return.
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Meteorologists up and down the East Coast are now saying Hurricane Sandy, sitting over the Caribbean as of Thursday afternoon, could spawn a storm that devastates the mid-Atlantic region early next week. As the storm glides up the East Coast, it could bring significant rain, wind and waves to the Northeast, according to the National Weather Service. Hurricane Sandy is forecast to become a large coastal storm, and may affect the northern New Jersey area between Sunday and Tuesday, the National Weather Service is reporting. The weather service wouldn’t commit to exact times or impacts, however, stating, “there remains quite a bit of uncertainty with the track and therefore with any actual impacts to our area at this time.” Jersey Central …