Storm knocks out power to thousands, wires down

Sudden, violent storms race across area on Thursday evening By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times A series strong storms raced across parts of Chester County Thursday night, leaving downed trees, power lines and blocked roadways in various parts of the county. As of Friday morning, PECO was reporting some 50,000 locations in the county without power, down from more than 100,000 — and the company expects...

Sandy: the cleanup begins

This tree came down over Doe Run in East Marlborough, on powerlines, as local residents come out to inspect the damage. Numerous roadways across Chester County were closed early Tuesday due to flooding, trees down and power wires down. Power crews scramble to restore power to more than 50,000 homes without power Hurricane Sandy let much of Chester County off easy, but downed trees, closed roads and...