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TIP: Cleaning Gutters

After a long winter, now is a good time to start preparing your outside to be ready for the warmer weather. April is known to bring a lot of rain, so it is very important that the gutters on your house are clear and not clogged. During the winter, gutters can often get clogged up […]

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TIP: Distracted Driving

The Department of Law & Public Safety has announced the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay high-visibility enforcement (HVE) campaign for the month of April. As we all know, texting and driving is extremely dangerous when you are behind the wheel of a car. We already have laws in place prohibiting drivers from texting […]

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TIP: Spring Cleaning

As winter slowly exits our lives, this is the perfect time for some Spring cleaning. This is the time of the year when you have the ability to get rid of things, clean your room, clean the cars, clean the garage and prepare for nicer weather. Spring cleaning can also mean outside gardening, landscaping, and […]

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TIP: Driving in the Rain

The famous ‘April showers’ that we all know of are approaching faster than we think. Dealing with rain, especially while driving can be very dangerous. The roads can become slippery, hard to drive on, and oil can spread. It is important to take things slow, remain calm, and focus on your driving to stay safe […]

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TIP: Tax Season

With April right around the corner everyone has a similar thought in the back of their mind, tax day. April 17, 2018 is national tax day in the United States. In other words, individual income tax returns are due to the federal government that day. It may also refer to the same day for states, […]

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TIP: Preparing for a Job Interview

Whether you are up for a promotion, looking for a new job, or applying for an internship it is key to give a good interview. The interview, which takes place during the hiring process, is normally the first time an employer gets to meet the applicant. It is the only time the applicant gets to […]

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TIP: Road Safety and Driving through Work Zones

As crews from electric companies work to restore power, many of these jobs will require working in the streets – meaning detours, lane closures and alternating traffic patterns, setting up work zone traffic control points, etc. During the past 5 years in work zone crashes more than 4,400 persons died (85 percent of which was the […]

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TIP: Preparing for Winter Storm

To Report Power Outages Call: JCP&L / First Energy: Report online here 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) PSEG: Report online here 1-800-436-PSEG (1-800-436-7734) Rockland Electric Report online here 1-877-434-4100 For urgent health and safety issues: Dial 911   Below are some general tips and items you should have on hand: Charge cell phones Fill up your car’s fuel […]

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