Thousands Without Power, State St. Still Dark
PECO crews are working around the clock to restore power to thousands of customers who lost service due to Hurricane Sandy.
There's no line at Starbucks.
No one is at Isaac Newton's and the lights are off at Newtown Hardware.
State Street, along with thousands of area residences, is dark.
Hurricane Sandy came through earlier in the week, knocking out power for about half of Newtown Borough and 6,500 customers in Newtown Township. On Tuesday, more than 850,000 PECO customers were without power.
As of Wednesday, PECO was reporting less then 3,500 outages in Newtown Township and as many as 1,500 in Newtown Borough.
PECO said crews are working around the clock to restore power for area customers. Many Newtown Township residents have reported receiving an estimate of 11 p.m. tonight for restoration.
A State Street business owner also reported he received a restoration estimate of 11 p.m. tonight.
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