Power Back in Parts of Point Boro and Point Beach

JCP&L continues to work on power restoration in the two towns and surrounding areas.

Parts of Point Borough and Point Beach have power restored, while others still wait in the dark.

At 6:40 p.m., 7,359 JCP&L customers were still without power in Point Borough,  a town of 3,981 customers and approximately 20,000 residents, according to the JCP&L outage map.

At that time, 1,066 customers were without power in Point Beach, a town of nearly 5,000 permanent residents and 9,763 customers (the customers include households that are not occupied by full-time, year-round residents).

In Ocean County overall, there were 170,303 who still had no power Thursday evening, and 108,265, or 39 percent, who had been restored, said Ron Morano, JCP&L spokesman.

In Monmouth County, 234,208 were still without power Thursday evening and 41,323, or about 15 percent, had been restored, Morano said.

In Point Borough, neighborhoods around River Avenue and Bridge Avenue, including the traffic light at the intersection, and at least a few neighborhoods near the Manasquan River were starting to come back to life by mid-afternoon Thursday.

However, the traffic light on Beaver Dam Road and Bridge Avenue and the street lights in that area were still inoperative at that time.

In the Comments section of another Patch story a reader writes:

"Meg, OMG... Pt Pleasant Boro by middle school/ little league field just got power! The whole neighborhood is cheering! 3 long days!"

Borough Police Chief Larry Williams said on Thursday afternoon that power had been restored to some sections of town, including Ocean Road School, and that JCP&L was working hard in the Borough to restore the remaining outages.

"A lot of the guys working here live in the Borough and take great pride in trying to get the Borough restored as quickly as possible," Williams said.

Williams added that he is urging residents to stop calling police dispatch to complain about power outages and with other questions and problems that they cannot answer and cannot control.

Dispatch has been flooded with thousands of calls from four different towns and needs to be called only for true police emergencies, officials have said.

Also, trash collection is getting back to normal Friday and Monday, but recycling collection is still not on a normal schedule, according to Borough Department of Public Works officials who met with local emergency management, police and government offiicials at Borough Hall on Thursday afternoon.

Further details about collection of trash, recycling, storm debris, brush and leaves will be available on Friday and posted on Patch.

Tell Us: Do you have power restored in Point Borough or Point Beach? Please let us know in the Comments section with the name of the street you live on and the name of the town (please only comment if you live in the Borough or the Beach.)

This story will be updated as more information about power restoration becomes available.

Tiffany Nicole November 02, 2012 at 01:51 AM
Power at point beach apartments?
Jenn November 02, 2012 at 01:52 AM
Is there power on mistletoe ave or riverwood ave?
Thoughtful Treasures November 02, 2012 at 01:56 AM
No power on West End in the Boro
Ami Gallagher November 02, 2012 at 01:58 AM
No power on mossbank rd. But we very grateful that got through this storm with no damage.
Kathryn November 02, 2012 at 02:11 AM
Can anyone give me any info for Boca Raton Drive in Lavallette?
Gina harris November 02, 2012 at 03:08 AM
No power on Cypress St or Thomas between South St, and Burnt Tavern road but see some surrounding us. Hopeful tomorrow will be the day!
Ally November 02, 2012 at 03:19 AM
SAD! Please watch and try and help this woman and her fiance from Point Pleasant Beach First Aid and Emergency Squad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTAaUVWBNP4
Michelle McNerny Meissler November 02, 2012 at 04:06 AM
Power on Lister St in Pt Boro
KingNeptune November 02, 2012 at 08:24 AM
No, no power east of the tracks
Nj Ghost November 02, 2012 at 09:45 AM
My Niece has a house there and from what i heard the cul de sac is ok...very little damage......however there is three boats on the bridge but you can drive around them....Good luck
April C November 02, 2012 at 11:25 AM
No power on mistletoe avenue
Samantha November 02, 2012 at 11:59 AM
The traffic light at the corner of River and Bridge has power but my building, on the same corner, does not.
Bruce Gwynne November 02, 2012 at 12:01 PM
No power on Comanche. Soon would be nice!
Ash November 02, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Does anyone have power between river and herbertsville? Possibly Passaic ave
Marion Murray November 02, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Does Claridge Court have power?
Cheri Clapp November 02, 2012 at 01:02 PM
No power on Middle Avenue, aka the war zone. Trees still in the road and furniture lines our street.
Maria November 02, 2012 at 02:05 PM
Any power on Minerva Street? Between Dorset Dock & River Ave?
Lisa Chibbaro November 02, 2012 at 02:22 PM
How about St Peters school/church?
Karen Kosequat November 02, 2012 at 02:32 PM
No power yet on 2600 block of Willow St. Downed tree gone since Wed. PM. Our neighbors have a baby due at any time now & have a toddler daughter. Can any special consideration be given to their individual residence? Karen K.
karen byrne November 02, 2012 at 03:02 PM
No power on Chicopee south of Bridge
mark wolf November 02, 2012 at 08:06 PM
Stoll no power on the1200 block of sunset
Cathryn Wasas November 03, 2012 at 03:17 AM
No power on Richmond Ave/35 south
Christine Guarino November 03, 2012 at 11:27 AM
Chris on Rue Ave. in Point Boro , east of Canal....... Still no power....... Colder weather approaching and frozen pipes a concern.....
Karen Kosequat November 03, 2012 at 11:44 AM
My Church in Manasquan is planning a candlelight vigil for our 5PM service Sat. That's Holy Trinity Lutheran. Karen K.
lisa November 03, 2012 at 10:13 PM
im trying to get info on chadwick ct and atlantic ave 300 block?
Jennifer E Lamontagne November 03, 2012 at 10:34 PM
No power on river rd near 70 n Chatham. ;-(
Tina Falco November 04, 2012 at 01:18 AM
Is there power om Arnold Ave at Bank of America
FCW22 November 05, 2012 at 04:39 PM
November 5th and still no power on Mistletoe Avenue in the Boro. Last two nights were the coldest so far. Thank God we have top of stove to cook on, hot water and a land line. We are very thankful for that. Still praying we get power before the snow storm approaching!
Mary Ellen Hansen November 07, 2012 at 04:40 PM
November 7th...still no power on Dartmouth Avenue in Pt. Pleasant Beach.
Shirley Wojcik November 10, 2012 at 07:30 PM
When is the projected date for rue avenue to get back power?


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