Tag archive for ‘peco’
By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Widespread PECO Outages Persist, But New Hope Parties On

These visitors were having a grand time at Fran’s Pub. UPDATE 9 p.m. Saturday: Power came back on in downtown New Hope. Several hundred thousand suburban Philadelphia residents remained without power Saturday, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Bah, Humbug: New Hope Officials Decide to Skip Holiday Decorating this Year

While many New Hope businesses and households are busy decorating for the holiday season, New Hope’s municipal leadership has apparently decided to sit this Christmas out, and not install the borough’s More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

PECO braces for another bruiser

With prognostications of 6-14 inches of heavy, wet snow Wednesday night into Thursday — along with possible rain, sleet, and high winds — electricity provider PECO Energy is not taking any chances. “We’ve More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

New Hope digs out; Solebury, Buckingham, Yardley, Lambertville experience power outages

Downtown New Hope was miraculously spared power interruption Wednesday, as towns all around the borough experienced partial or full electricity outages. More than 5,000 homes in Solebury alone were affected, with More...

By Staff On Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Solebury Township man sustains critical burns while attempting to move fallen power lines

Update 4 p.m., Dec. 3: Fellerman upgraded to fair condition at Temple Burn Center. Solebury Township police responded early Monday morning to a report of an injured man and located Stanley Fellerman, 62, of Upper More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

PECO continues infrastructure restoration after last week’s New Hope storm

PECO workers on West Mechanic Street in New Hope (Photo: Charlie Sahner) PECO energy workers continued to replace stressed poles today in the aftermath of last week’s lightening strike near South Main and More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Power restored to New Hope historic district; PECO details repair efforts (UPDATED)

Water pump on South Franklin Street in Lambertville (Photo: Sara Scully) Power returned to West Mechanic, Ferry, Bridge, New and Main streets in New Hope Friday evening, and residents there couldn’t be more More...