LIPA: Nearly All of W. Babylon Without Power

Oct 30, 2012 Full story: Patch.com 7

The Long Island Power Authority is reporting over 18,000 in West Babylon following the brutal beating Hurricane Sandy put on the tri-state area.

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annoyed

Rockville Centre, NY

#1 Nov 1, 2012
West Babylon and North Babylon are pretty much in the dark. I heard that Babylon may be without power for 2 weeks, don't know if its true but its insane.
annoyed

Rockville Centre, NY

#2 Nov 1, 2012
Any one have any updates? I want to go home.
annoyed

Rockville Centre, NY

#3 Nov 1, 2012
" At this time, we expect to restore the majority of customers who lost power by the weekend of Nov. 10th and 11th. The remaining customers could take an additional week or more, excluding those areas where extreme flooding requires coordinating our efforts with local officials.

As of 5 p.m. today, LIPA has restored power to more than 491,000 customers on Long Island who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy. Approximately 642,000 remain without power. "

http://www.lipower.org/stormcenter/

Wow this is a joke, LIPA sucks.
firelipaceo

South Richmond Hill, NY

#4 Nov 2, 2012
7-10 days becomes two weeks now? Back when hurricane Earl was a threat that never materialized LIPA wasted tons of money. If someone in management decided to take a wait and see approach, that person must never work again. LIPA's outage map is a joke. They are fabricating numbers and not updating the location of crews. Heads must roll.
firelipaceo

South Richmond Hill, NY

#5 Nov 2, 2012
I see a poster from lynbrook. I also live in Lynbrook. I'm sure that our ever intoxicated mayor is in touch with LIPA and communicating with residents...HA.
Lakeview Resident

Brooklyn, NY

#6 Nov 2, 2012
I think if we at least got some information it would make it a little more bearable. We don't know when we expect to have power back. Living in the dark in dear that someone will burglarize your home is unbearable. People know that we have no power and so our security systems are not working.
Thomas

United States

#7 Nov 2, 2012
I live in selden and only my block is out of power since Monday and they didn't do anything

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