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Update: More Than 5,000 Still Remain Without Power

LIPA reports that there are about 300 more people without power now then there was on Friday morning.

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is reporting that  5,247 customers in East Meadow are still without power as of 3 p.m. Friday.

Around  7 a.m. on Friday, 4,941 were without power.

To report a power outage, contact LIPA online at www.lipower.org and by phone at 1-800-490-0075.

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Dave November 02, 2012 at 08:37 PM
Remember when Nassau was "the" county to live in in the US?
R-LOU November 03, 2012 at 01:46 AM
This does suck but I agree with mpin. Power will be back sooner then later. Now we have to worry about GAS!!!!
Liz November 03, 2012 at 02:09 AM
I watch the team clear the tree that feel on the main line. All LIPA said they need to do is run the line to the main. We would have power by 4 today.They never appeared. They cut the tree Thursday and never came back. I am one of the luck ones I have a grenerator that is working with hot water and the heat. But we have families with small children. I have lived here all my life and I don't care that this is the storm of the century. LIPA with all your talk about the big one you still were not prepared. I just hope they investigate this. People should not be out of work for Aa weeklike this power outage has put us in. People inland are unable to help the hardest hit if we are fighting to get our self in order. the state has asked all residence to help the people in the most hit area but how can we if we are barely able to keep our families warm
mpin November 03, 2012 at 09:14 AM
Investigate what? How they put 500,000 people back in three days? Do you think they work with magic? They are moving at a pretty fast pace. Stop complaining. You still have a house and your life? Deal with it. They'll get to you. Sorry you weren't the first to get your power back, but after only four days you don't have the right to be angry about this (I still don't have power, either).
CRaymondi November 03, 2012 at 05:25 PM
I live in Garner Place (East Meadow) but right now I'm in PA because we didn't have power and I have a 2 month old baby, do you know if the power has been restore in that area, please let me know because I don't know if I should stay for a couple more days or come back to my house


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