Neighborhood electrical condition sparks Oct. 7 Maplewood house fire

Neighborhood electrical condition sparks Oct. 7 Maplewood house fire

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — An electrical problem in the Kendal Avenue neighborhood is being blamed for igniting a house fire, leaving the residence uninhabitable. The Maplewood Fire Department responded to Kendal Avenue on Monday, Oct. 7, just before 5 p.m. to investigate an electrical condition with an odor of something burning, according to a release from […]

PSE&G phone number spoofed by scammers

PSE&G phone number spoofed by scammers

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — PSE&G is warning New Jersey residents that scammers have spoofed one of its phone numbers in attempts to obtain personal information. PSE&G recently received an escalating number of phone calls from people claiming to be returning missed calls that appear to have been made from a PSE&G phone number. “If you […]

Freeholders honor three county VoTech scholarship recipients

Freeholders honor three county VoTech scholarship recipients

NEWARK, NJ — On July 10, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored three recent high school graduates from the Essex County Vocational Technical Schools who were awarded scholarships from the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation, Investors Bank and PSEG. The scholarship awards recognize distinguished students from technical and vocational schools who plan […]

Village sees 3 power outages in just 2 weeks

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Three power outages affected 881 PSE&G customers in South Orange in the last two weeks and have now been corrected, according to the power company in an email to the News-Record on Feb. 1. Lauren Ugorji, the communications consultant for PSE&G, said that the first outage was caused by high winds. […]

Remain alert as CO poisoning is more common during winter

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G cautioned in a recent press release that while carbon monoxide poisoning is a year-round threat, it is more common in cold weather when more fuel-burning appliances are in use. PSE&G urges customers to take extra preventative measures this winter to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning, and maintain a heightened awareness of the […]

Greener To-Go hits South Orange, Maplewood and Millburn

MAPLEWOOD / MILLBURN / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — During the weekend, from Jan. 11 to 13, the Green Teams of Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange joined together for Greener To-Go, a joint initiative made possible through a grant from Sustainable Jersey and funded by the PSEG Foundation. Through Greener To-Go, three participating restaurants made a […]

PSE&G recognized as a 2018 utility customer champion

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G has been recognized for outstanding customer satisfaction by Cogent Reports, a division of Market Strategies International, a leading nationwide research firm. Named a 2018 Customer Champion among residential customers, PSE&G was one of 33 utilities nationwide who ranked highest in brand trust, product experience and operational satisfaction. The utility earned the […]

PSE&G receives Outstanding Customer Reliability Experience Award

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Public Service Electric and Gas, New Jersey’s largest utility, was recently recognized by PA Consulting as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Customer Reliability Experience Award. PSE&G also received the ReliabilityOne Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance in the Mid-Atlantic Region for the 17th consecutive year. This award is presented to a […]

Agreement reached in PSE&G base rate review would keep customer bills stable

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G recently filed an agreement with an administrative law judge that, if approved, would keep residential customer bills stable and at levels that are 30 percent lower than customers paid in 2008. PSE&G has reached a settlement with the staff of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, the New Jersey Division […]

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