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JCP&L Announces Power Restoration in Two Ortley Beach Sections

East section of Ortley Beach still remains without electricity

JCP&L announced that two of the three sections of Ortley beach have been energized and certain customers there now have power.

"Ortley Beach (Middle and West) sections have been energized. Customers that had their meter reset now have service," reads an advisory notice sent through email and text message by the Toms River officials Tuesday morning. "We will continue to reset meters as inspections are received."

All areas of the barrier island except for portions of Mantoloking and the Ortley east section are energized, according to JCP&L. The utility has posted instructions for having service restored after Sandy on its website.

Though many on the barrier island were allowed to return to their homes full time Monday, those living in Ortley cannot yet, as officials have cited the necessary utility and road repairs have not been completed.

Paula Koehler January 09, 2013 at 01:13 AM
Please help me. I would like to have my little house put back together.
Kimbo Sliceopizza January 09, 2013 at 05:32 PM
Waiting a month is unacceptable. Shame on the town
Kimbo Sliceopizza January 09, 2013 at 05:35 PM
No such thing, it's a 2nd house. Most of us full-timers owned before living permanently, primary residents should have been given priority
Rainbow Intl January 09, 2013 at 07:53 PM
Rainbow Intl of Ocean County is available to help dry out your home if the demo has been done already. Just call us at 732-212-9494
New Jersey Natural Gas January 09, 2013 at 09:00 PM
Over the next several weeks NJNG will be repairing and replacing main that serves the damaged side streets we were forced to bypass during our initial re-pressurization. Areas of Ortley Beach are impacted by a main that serves these areas. Check our Hurricane Sandy Resources and Information page at www.njng.com for updates to our re-pressurization schedule, which is revised as information becomes available.

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