Emergency workers, town and village crews and department of transportation employees were out Tuesday looking for post-Hurricane Sandy storm damage. Schuyler County Director of Emergency Management Bill Kennedy.
Kennedy believes preparation was and is key in a weather event like Sandy.
We're still awaiting for storm damage assessment in Yates County. As of 11 last night, 1,400 NYSEG customers in Steuben County were still without power. All other local outages had been cleared. NYSEG is continuing to move additional crews and support personnel, as well as contract line and tree crews, into the downstate areas and the Catskill region that were particularly hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. The company re-stated that its current power restoration effort in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties and the Catskill Region will be lengthy.