RYE, N.Y. – More than 2,800 Con Edison customers remained without power in Rye Monday evening, a week after Hurricane Sandy swept through the area.
An estimated 2,253 out of 6,070 Con Edison customers in the city of Rye and 578 out of 3,720 in Rye Brook were without power at 5:30 p.m. Monday, down from 2,957 and 1,039 Monday morning.
The utility company reports an estimated 60,063 out of 348,198 Con Edison customers in Westchester were without power at 5:30 p.m. Monday, down from 69,293 in the morning.
"The men and women of Con Edison, along with thousands of utility workers from around the country, are working with determination and professionalism to put our customers back in service," said Craig Ivey, president of Con Edison in a press release. "We are running an aggressive, coordinated restoration campaign in response to the worst storm ever to hit New York. We will continue working around the clock until every home and business owner whose equipment was not damaged by the storm has power."
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