Thursday, January 31, 2013
Freehold Regional announces 90-minute delayed opening for Freehold High School.
Thursday, January 31
Correction: Only Freehold High School has a delayed opening. An evening of heavy winds and rain left over 11,000 without power come Thursday morning. The Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) outage map showed power loss across Monmouth County but particularly in Western Monmouth as of 6:27 a.m. Freehold Township was hit hardest, with 3,182 residents left in the dark. In Middletown, 1,775 households lost power. Some 1,239 in Marlboro lost electric, as did 1,021 in Millstone, 979 in Howell, 575 in Aberdeen and 410 in Manalapan, according to the outage map. The Freehold Regional High School announced a 90-minute delayed opening for Freehold High School because of the outages. Freehold will begin class at 9 a.m.
Friday, December 21, 2012
More than 10,000 without power in Monmouth County.
More than 10,000 were without power as 50-mph wind gusts hit Central New Jersey and the Jersey Shore Friday morning. As of 8:36 a.m., some 2,000 households were without power in Howell, according to the JCP&L power outage. In Freehold Township, 1,729 lost electricity, as did 441 in Freehold Borough. Middletown had some 1,466 without power and over 500 customers in Marlboro and 436 in Colts Neck were in the dark.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Everyone is searching, tell us where you found it!
Whether you're looking to fill up your car or a gas can for your generator, the hunt for gas seems to have become survival of the fittest. In Northern and Western Monmouth, power outages are shutting down gas stations everywhere. And the stations that do have power, seem to have run out of gas. So tell us: Where are you finding gas? What are the lines looking like? Are some stations only taking cash?
Monday, October 29, 2012
JCP&L has online outage maps that are constantly updated.
Manalapan and Englishtown began experiencing the first round of large power outages early afternoon on Monday. As of 4:30 p.m., 5,350 households in Manalapan and 10 in Englishtown are reported to be without power according to the JCP&L outage map. Over 84,000 people in Monmouth County are reportedly without power. Stick with Manalapan Patch through our updated information article and our Facebook page.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Howell, Tinton Falls and Freehold Township hit hardest following storm.
Heavy winds downed wires across Monmouth County during Thursday’s severe thunderstorm. More than 9,000 residents lost power Thursday night, according Jersey Central Power & Light’s outage map. By Friday at 9 a.m., power was restored to all but about 800 households. As with the last summer storm to strike the area, Western Monmouth County was hardest hit. More than 2,300 Howell residents were in the dark Thursday night. Some 1,300 outages were reported in Freehold Township and 951 in Marlboro. JCP&L reported 482 customers without service in Millstone. By Friday morning, power had been restored to all but 159 Millstone residents, 25 in Freehold, 20 in Marlboro and less than five in Howell. Other parts of the county did not escape unscathed. …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Freehold was hardest hit after storm, with over 14,000 customers in the dark.
A severe thunderstorm may have brought relief from high temperatures, but it also left thousands without power in Monmouth County Saturday evening. Over 40,000 customers had lost power by 10 p.m., according to Jersey Central Power & Light. By Sunday at 8 a.m., over 8,500 in Monmouth County remained in the dark. Freehold was the worst hit, with over 9,900 without power in Freehold Township and over 4,100 in Freehold Borough on Saturday night. By Sunday morning, over 3,000 Freehold Township customers and over 600 in Freehold Borough remained without service. Neighboring Howell Township had over 8,600 customers in the dark and Manalapan Township had over 3,000. By Sunday morning, all but 59 people in Howell and 102 in Manalapan had had their …