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8/25/14   O&R: Montebello Road Detour For Key Electric Work
8/21/14 O&R: Violent Thunderstorm Rips Port Jervis and Pike County; 6,000 Lost Power, Repair Crews to Work Through the Night
8/21/14 PUC Approves PCL&P Gas Rate Request
8/14/14 $8,500 Donated to Give School Supplies to Needy Kids
8/5/14 O&R Promotes Electric Efficiency and Safety at Port Jervis 'Night Out' Event
8/5/14 PCL&P Working on New Round of Electric Service Improvements
8/4/14 O&R Adopts a New Weapon to Combat Wire Theft
8/4/14 O&R: Wells to Recover MGP Residue at Former Gas Plant Site
7/30/14 O&R Donates $20,000 to Sponsor Museum Village's Energy Exhibit
7/23/14 BPU Approves Rockland Electric Rate Request
7/22/14 Pike Chamber Comedy Benefit a Success
7/22/14 Tapping the Energy of Art
7/16/14 Con Edison Sustainability Report: 43 Percent Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop Since '05
7/16/14 Rockland Electric Sells Former Substation Site to Ramsey for Open Space
7/15/14 O&R Posts Storm Watch as Severe Weather Threatens
7/14/14 O&R Makes Progress on Nyack MGP Clean Up Project
7/14/14 O&R: Nyack Gas Main Replacement Work Continues
7/14/14 O&R Posts Storm Watch as Severe Storms Predicted
7/7/14 O&R Posts Heat Watch for Tuesday, Advises Wise Electricity Use
7/4/14 Power Restored to Nearly all 3,700 Who Lost Service in Storms
7/3/14 O&R Declares Storm Alert, Mobilizes as Severe Storm Approaches
7/3/14 O&R Posts Storm Watch as More Severe Weather Predicted
7/3/14 Power Restored to Nearly all 12,000 Who Lost Service in Storms
7/2/14 Thunderstorms Knock Out Power to 12,000 O&R Customers
7/2/14 For 2nd Day, O&R Posts Heat Watch, Advises Wise Electricity Use
7/1/14 Rockland Electric Rate Settlement Signed
7/1/14 O&R Posts Heat Watch, Advises Wise Electricity Use
6/26/14 Clarkstown Landfill to Host New Solar Project
6/26/14 Rockland Electric's Backhaus Graduates from Bergen LEADS
6/25/14 Orange County's Neuhaus Addresses O&R Managers
6/23/14 MEC's 11th Annual Welcome Party a Resounding Success
6/20/14 PCL&P Plans Power Outage for Critical Repairs 11 p.m. Tuesday
6/16/14 O&R's Austin Graduates from Leadership Rockland
6/13/14 O&R's Working Hard to Beat the Heat (Attn: Pike County Editors)
6/13/14 O&R's Working Hard to Beat the Heat (Attn: Orange County Editors)
6/13/14 O&R's Working Hard to Beat the Heat (Attn: Rockland County Editors)
6/13/14 O&R's Mandara Graduates from Leadership Orange
6/12/14 IBEW Local 503 OK's O&R Contract
6/4/14 O&R, Local 503 Presidents Address Tentative Contract Agreement
6/3/14 O&R, IBEW Local 503 Reach Tentative Contract Agreement
6/3/14 O&R, Union Agree to Stop the Clock in Contract Talks
6/3/14 Take Him Out to the Ballgame
6/2/14 O&R, Union Agree on 2nd Contract Extension
5/30/14 O&R, Local 503 Agree to Extend Contract as Talks Continue
5/28/14 Middletown Elks Promote 'Call Before You Dig', Win TV
5/17/14 O&R Fence Gift Dedicated to Growing Farm Alliance Fields
5/14/14 United Way Thanks O&R for Being "Tops"
5/8/14 Salvation Army Honors O&R's Ortiz
5/6/14 O&R Names Deborah Patterson Economic Development Director
4/28/14 'Rooting' for Healthy Trees with PCL&P
4/28/14 RBA Honors ARC With Pinnacle Award
4/24/14 O&R's Simone Mair Named Con Edison Top Award Winner
4/22/14 Rockland Electric's $20M Project Designed to Improve, Protect Service
4/21/14 Biggest Rooftop Solar Project in Rockland Opens
4/16/14 PCL&P Sponsors Tri-State Conference Targeting Abuse
4/15/14 'Call 811 Before You Dig' Sign Promotion a Winner
4/14/14 O&R Wins Tree-Care Honor for 13th Year
4/11/14 O&R Donates $5,000 to Rockland County YMCA Teen Center
4/10/14 O&R Helps Fund Food Pantry Operations
4/9/14 O&R's President Charts Energy Future at Rotary
4/4/14 O&R Gas System Improvements Aim at Contractor Damage; Utility Urges Excavators to Call 811 Now or Call 911 Later
4/3/14 A Girl Scout Brings Out the Best in Emergency Prep
4/1/14 O&R Donates $1,000 to RECAP's Emergency Food Pantry
3/31/14 O&R: Streamlined Damage Assessment Aims to Speed Power Restoration
3/31/14 Serving Grace With a Smile
3/22/14 Equipment Failure Knocks Out Power to About 16,000 O&R Customers
3/17/14 O&R Begins Final Phase of Nyack Coal Tar Clean Up
3/16/14 Don't Take Chances: O&R Reminds Customers to Report Gas Odors
3/12/14 O&R Offers Safety Tips as Storm Approaches
3/2/14 O&R Offers Winter Tips for Snowstorm Safety
2/24/14 Penguin Plunge Benefits 2 Local Families
2/20/14 Rockland Electric's FAB-ulous Donation for Closter's Needy
2/18/14 Spring Valley Rotary, O&R Donate Over 700 Dictionaries
2/14/14 O&R: Clear Away Snow, Ice to Keep Gas Service Safe
2/14/14 Winter Storm Pax Interrupts Service to 3,100 O&R Customers
2/13/14 O&R Crews Prepared to Repair Storm Damage as Needed
2/13/14 O&R Declares Storm Alert, Mobilizes as Severe Storm Hits
2/12/14 O&R to Mobilize Workforce as Severe Storm Approaches
2/11/14 O&R Declares Storm Watch as Heavy Weather Predicted
2/10/14 O&R: Clear Away Snow, Ice to Keep Gas Service Safe
2/5/14 O&R Declares Storm Alert, Mobilizes as Ice Storm Hits
2/4/14 O&R Declares Storm Watch as Heavy Weather Predicted
1/29/14 O&R Working with Customers on High Winter Bills
1/21/14 O&R Declares Storm Watch as Significant Snow Looms
1/17/14 PCL&P to Seek Electric, Gas Rate Increases
1/16/14 O&R: PG&E Scam Emails Contain Malware; Delete Immediately
1/14/14 O&R: Customers Beware Bill Payment Scam
1/8/14 Yesterday Ranks as #2 O&R Winter Electric Demand Day
1/7/14 Electric Power Alert Means 'Reduce the Use'
1/2/14 O&R Storm Watch Continues as Significant Snow Looms
1/2/14 O&R: Clear Away Snow, Ice to Keep Gas Service Safe
12/31/13 O&R Tips Aim at Preventing Carbon Monoxide Danger
12/31/13 O&R Declares Storm Watch as Significant Snow Predicted
12/17/13 City Sidewalks Dressed in Holiday Style
12/16/13 O&R Preps Gas System for the Winter Ahead
12/13/13 O&R Declares Storm Watch as Weekend Snow Predicted
12/13/13 Rockland Electric Decks the Halls for Holiday Party
12/11/13 O&R Brightens the Holidays with Lighting Tips
12/4/13 Neighbor Fund Marks 30 Years of Emergency Energy Bill Help
11/27/13 Rockland Electric Company Files Rate Request with NJBPU
11/27/13 O&R Remains in Storm Watch as Storm Continues
11/26/13 O&R Declares Storm Watch as Heavy Weather Predicted
11/25/13 SUNY Orange Honors O&R's Support
11/8/13 South Orangetown Rotary, O&R Donates 300 Dictionaries
10/30/13 O&R Offers Halloween Electric Safety Tips
10/29/13 O&R, Local Labor Unions Partner to Speed Storm Response
10/28/13 O&R to Conduct State Line Emergency Drill Oct. 31
10/25/13 O&R Donates $25,000 for STAC Science Study Area
10/23/13 5 Chefs Stir the Pot for Charity
10/17/13 $10 Million in O&R Rebates Help Its Customers Save Money, Energy
10/15/13 O&R Project Shifts into 'High' Gear with Helicopter Help
10/8/13 Furnace Tune Up Helps Prevent Carbon Monoxide Danger
10/7/13 Tornado Watch Issued, O&R Ramping Up for Severe Weather
10/6/13 O&R's $25,000 Grant Helps Farm Alliance Fields Grow
10/4/13 O&R: Storm Watch to Monitor Tropical Storm's Track
9/20/13 Timothy Cawley Named O&R President and CEO
9/13/13 O&R Works Overnight to Restore Power to 17,000 Knocked Out By Vicious Storms
9/12/13 Vicious Storm Knocks Out Power to 14,000 at O&R, Repairs Underway
9/11/13 O&R Posts Heat Watch, Advises Wise Electricity Use
8/16/13 O&R Donates $5,000 to Give School Supplies to Needy Kids
8/13/13 O&R Smart Grid to Improve Rockland's Electric Service
8/12/13 O&R Upgrades Credit Card Payment Options, Adds AMEX
7/22/13 O&R: Customers Beware Bill Payment Scam
7/20/13 Today's O&R Electric Demand 2nd Highest For Saturday in History
7/20/13 O&R Declares Storm Alert, Mobilizes as Thunderstorms Hit
7/19/13 Today's O&R Electric Demand Ties for 7th Place in History
7/19/13 O&R: Another Top 10 Electric Demand Day Due Today
7/18/13 Today 6th Highest Electric Demand Day in O&R History
7/18/13 O&R Declares Storm Watch as Severe Weather Predicted
7/18/13 O&R: Electric Demand Today Could be Among Top 10 Ever
7/17/13 O&R: Heat Wave's Peak Electric Demand Due Thursday
7/17/13 Get O&R Mobile App Now for iPhone and Android Devices
7/16/13 Continuing Heat Wave Pushs O&R Electric Demand
7/16/13 O&R Continues Heat Alert, Urges Wise Electric Use
7/15/13 O&R Upgrades to Heat Alert, Urges Wise Electric Use
7/8/13 O&R Breaks Electric Demand Record For a Sunday; Posts Heat Watch for 4th Consecutive Day
7/5/13 O&R Posts Heat Watch
6/25/13 For a 2nd Day in a Row, O&R Posts Heat Watch
6/24/13 O&R Posts Heat Watch for Monday, June 24
6/6/13 O&R: Gas Pipe Damage Consistent With Backhoe Hit
6/5/13 O&R Uncovers Damaged Gas Pipe Near Excavation Site
6/4/13 O&R: New $19.1M Smart Grid Pilot Improves Service to Ramsey, Mahwah, Franklin Lakes; Launches New Projects, More Tree Trimming to Improve Systems' Storm Resistance
6/4/13 O&R Plans Target Reducing Customers' Electric Outages During Severe Weather; Launches $35M in New Construction Projects to Improve Systems' Storm Resistance
6/4/13 O&R Works to Restore Service Following Nyack College Explosion
6/4/13 O&R Assisting in Nyack College Explosion Investigation
5/31/13 O&R Posts Heat Watch For Friday, May 31
5/30/13 O&R's Working Hard to Beat the Heat
5/17/13 O&R Names Pearl River Resident to Public Affairs Post
5/13/13 Website: Natural Gas 'Sensible Choice' as Clean Fuel
5/9/13 O&R: Customer Beware Bill Payment Scam
4/23/13 O&R, Safe Homes Co-Sponsor Anti-Domestic Violence Film; Effort Seeks to Foster Public Awareness and Support
4/15/13 O&R: Former Gas Plant Site Clean Up Nears Completion
4/10/13 O&R Plans $10 Million Middletown Gas Main Project
4/1/13 New York State Declares April "Dig Safely Month"; O&R Urges: Call 811 Before You Begin Outdoor Work
3/27/13 O&R Offers A Look Behind The Scenes
3/6/13 O&R Declares Storm Watch As Severe Weather Predicted
2/26/13 O&R: Customers Beware Bill Payment Scam
2/9/13 O&R Urges Large-Scale Snow Removal Operations to Avoid Risk by Piling Snow Away From Overhead Electric Wires
2/9/13 O&R: Keep Gas Equipment Safe; Clear Snow, Ice Buildup
2/9/13 O&R Ready to Address Outages
2/8/13 O&R Working Through the Night to Address Outages
2/8/13 O&R Mobilizes Company-Wide Storm Response Effort
2/7/13 O&R Declares Storm Watch as Heavy Snow Approaches
2/7/13 O&R Prepares to Address Severe Weather Developments
1/30/13 O&R Declares Storm Watch As Severe Weather Predicted
1/25/13 O&R's Hot Tips For Keeping Warm
1/24/13 O&R Offers Its Customers 2 Free Rockland Home Show Tickets
1/10/13 Con Edison, O&R Earn Edison Electric Institute's 2012 Emergency Recovery Award
12/27/12 Spring Valley Rotary, O&R Donate Over 700 Dictionaries
12/11/12 Neighbor Fund Offers Emergency Energy Bill Help
12/5/12 O&R Brightens the Holidays with Lighting Tips
11/10/12 O&R's Completing its Hurricane Restoration Effort Today
11/9/12 November 9 Dry Ice Distribution Locations
11/9/12 O&R Continues Restoration; Almost All Customers Due Back Saturday
11/8/12 November 8 Dry Ice Distribution Locations
11/8/12 O&R: Power Back to 97%; Almost All Due Back Saturday
11/7/12 Hurricane Restoration Continues as New Storm Blows In
11/7/12 O&R Restores Electric Service to 94%; Almost All Will Get Power Back Saturday
11/7/12 November 7 Dry Ice Distribution Locations
11/7/12 O&R Restores Electric Service to 92%; Almost All Will Get Power Back Saturday
11/6/12 O&R Restores Electric Service to 90%; Almost All Will Get Power Back Saturday
11/6/12 November 6 Dry Ice Distribution Locations
11/6/12 O&R Restoration Continues; Almost All Will Get Power Back Saturday
11/5/12 O&R: Almost All Will Get Power Back Saturday; Rebuilding System Has Returned Service to 85%
11/5/12 O&R: Almost All Will Get Power Back Saturday; Rebuilding System Has Returned Service to Over 80%
11/5/12 November 5 Dry Ice Distribution Locations
11/5/12 O&R Restores Electricity to 75% of Customers Hit by Sandy
11/4/12 O&R Brings Back Power to 67% of Customers
11/4/12 November 4 Dry Ice Distribution Locations
11/4/12 O&R Brings Back Power to 60% of Customers
11/3/12 O&R Restores Over 57% of Customer Outages
11/3/12 November 3 Dry Ice Distribution Locations
11/3/12 O&R Restores Over 50% of Customer Outages
11/2/12 O&R Returns Power to 40% of Customers Who Had Outages; National guard, 1,400 Contractors Working on Repair
11/2/12 O&R Returns Power to 100,000 Customers; National Guard to Support Restoration Work
11/2/12 November 2 Dry Ice Distribution Locations
11/1/12 O&R Continues to Make Progress in Repairing Transmission Lines; Restores Power to 72,000 Customers
11/1/12 O&R Makes Progress in Preparing Transmission Lines, Paving the Way Toward Distribution Restoration (1 p.m.)
11/1/12 November 1 Ice Distribution Locations
11/1/12 O&R Makes Progress in Preparing Transmission Lines, Paving the Way Toward Distribution Restoration (8 a.m.)
11/1/12 O&R Makes Progress in Preparing Transmission Lines, Paving the Way Toward Distribution Restoration (5 a.m.)
10/31/12 O&R Reports 50,000 Customers Restored; Majority of Customers Affected Should Be Restored in 10 Days
10/31/12 O&R: 40,000 Customers Restored, Transmission Repairs Progress; Majority of Customers Affected Should be Restored in 10 Days
10/31/12 O&R: Rebuilding of Electric System Progresses; Majority of 225,000 Affected Should be Restored in 10 Days
10/31/12 HALLOWEEN SAFETY - Look Up, Down and Around
10/30/12 All O&R Resources Mobilized to Reconstruct Electric System
10/30/12 O&R: Complete Service Restoration Could Take Weeks; Majority of 200,000 Affected Should be Restored in 10 Days
10/29/12 O&R: Storm Cuts Power to Approximately 200,000
10/29/12 O&R: Storm Cuts Power to 50,000
10/29/12 O&R Restores Power to 3,000; Storm Cut Power to 15,000
10/29/12 O&R: Hurricane Power Outages Could Last 7-10 Days or More
10/28/12 O&R Mobilizes All Hands to Repair Major Storm Damage, Restore Power
10/28/12 O&R: All Hands on Deck to Repair Major Storm Damage, Restore Power
10/27/12 O&R Braces to Repair Major Storm Damage, Restore Power
10/26/12   O&R Prepares for a Storm as Severe as Irene
10/25/12   O&R Declares Storm Watch as Severe Weather Approaches
10/25/12   John McAvoy Named O&R's New President and CEO
10/24/12   Energy Companies, Including O&R, DOE and PSC Highlight Smart Grid Initiative
10/22/12   O&R Offers Halloween Electric Safety Tips
10/19/12   O&R: Winterize Your Home to Heat up Savings
10/12/12   O&R, Safe Homes Sponsor Anti-Domestic Violence Film; Effort Seeks to Foster Public Awareness and Support
10/11/12   PCL&P Opens New Westfall Operations Center
10/5/12   O&R's Struck Joins Rockland Development Agency Board
9/20/12   Brokers Get a Look at Rockland's Top 20 Business Properties
9/18/12   O&R Declares Storm Watch as Severe Weather Approaches
9/14/12   Demolition at O&R Clean-Up Site to Delay Traffic Tuesday
9/10/12   New O&R Substation Improves Electric Service
9/8/12   O&R Declares Storm Watch as Severe Weather Predicted
8/28/12   County of Rockland Adds 4% Sales Tax to O&R Residential Bills Sept. 1
8/24/12   Demolition at O&R Port Jervis Clean-Up Site Postponed
8/23/12   Demolition at O&R Clean-Up Site to Delay Traffic Tuesday
8/13/12   PCL&P Emergency Pole Replacement Requires a Power Outage Tonight at 11 p.m.
8/10/12   Rockland United Way Names O&R'S Braunfotel to Board
8/8/12   O&R Donates $8,000 to Give School Supplies to Needy Kids
8/3/12   O&R Posts Heat Watch For Friday, August 3
7/27/12   O&R Zeroes in on the Last 350 Customers Hit by the Storm
7/27/12   All 15,000 Storm-Impacted Customers To Be Restored By 10:30 P.M. — 6 p.m.
7/27/12   Power Restored to 93% of Affected Customers — 4 p.m.
7/27/12   O&R Crews Make Significant Progress Overnight — 9 a.m.
7/27/12   O&R Crews to Work Through the Night to Restore Power — 4 a.m.
7/26/12   O&R Crews to Work Through the Night to Restore Power — 11 p.m.
7/26/12   O&R Crews to Work Through the Night to Restore Power — 8 p.m.
7/26/12   O&R Declares Storm Watch as Severe Weather Predicted
7/18/12   O&R Restores Power to 4,100; Storms Had Cut Power to 4,900
7/18/12   O&R Restores Power to 2,100; Storms Had Cut Power to 4,400
7/18/12   O&R Posts Weather Watch For Today, July 18
7/18/12   Heat, Humidity Push Electric Demand
7/17/12   Heat Alert Issued for 2nd Day; O&R Urges Wise Electric Use
7/16/12   Sizzling, Sticky Weather Pushes Electric Demand
7/16/12   O&R Declares Heat Alert, Urges Wise Electric Use
7/13/12   O&R Posts Heat Watch for Monday, July 16
7/9/12   Returning O&R Crews Help JCP&L Make Storm Repairs
7/6/12   O&R Crews See End of Work Near in South Jersey
7/6/12   O&R Posts Heat Watch for Friday, Saturday
7/5/12   Sizzling Temperatures Push Electric Demand; O&R Posts Heat Watch For Friday
7/5/12   O&R Begins Clean Up at Former Manufactured Gas Plant Site
7/5/12   O&R Crews Making Steady Progress in South Jersey
7/5/12   O&R Posts Heat Watch For Thursday, Friday High Temps
7/3/12   O&R Crews Find Heavy Damage in South Jersey
7/2/12   A Friend in Need
6/29/12   O&R: Customers Beware of Phony Bill Payment Scam
6/28/12   Steamy Weather Prompts O&R to Issue Heat Watch
6/24/12   Gas Service Restoration Nears Completion in Nyack
6/23/12   Gas Service Restoration Progresses in Nyack — 2 p.m
6/23/12   Gas Service Restoration Progresses in Nyack — 8 a.m.
6/22/12   Gas Service Restoration Underway in Nyack
6/22/12   O&R Issues a Heat Watch, Offers Energy Conservation Tips
6/21/12   O&R Declares 2nd Heat Alert, Urges Wise Electric Use
6/19/12   O&R Declares Heat Alert, Urges Wise Electric Use
6/11/12   O&R: Always See Photo I.D. of Utility Workers at Your Home
5/31/12   O&R: Customers Beware of Phony Tax Credit Scam
5/29/12   Steamy Weather Prompts O&R to Issue Heat Watch
5/29/12   O&R Plans $2M Upgrade to Gas System in Monroe
5/9/12   O&R Makes Major Changes to Improve Emergency Response; New Communication, Computer Systems, Streamlined Processes
5/8/12   O&R Names Sweeney to New Business Post
4/30/12   O&R's Morris Named Con Edison Top Award Winner
4/19/12   O&R Names Melvin to Energy Choice Post
4/3/12   O&R Wins National Tree-Care Honors For 11th Year
3/16/12   O&R's Annual Drive Raises Over $200,000 for United Way Programs
3/12/12   O&R: Nyack Gas Main Replacement Work Resumes Monday
2/16/12   TRUE Program Offers One-Time, Hardship, Energy Bill Help
2/1/12   O&R Offers Customers Two Free Rockland Home Show Admissions
12/28/11   O&R Names 22-Year Veteran as New Operations V.P.