See the funny thing is Columbia Station/ Eaton Township is an old farmer-like town with only about 400 people. The entire city runs on generators. I was getting ready to go to work when I tried to use my cell phone to call to say I'd be late, but I was getting nothing. ... [more]


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I'm a British student who was visiting New York at the time. I was a counsellor for a youth camp in Pennsylvania over the summer, and having sent the kids home, me and a number of counsellors from around the world including Australia, South Africa, England, Israel and C... [more]


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I was at work at the NASA Glenn Research Center when the power went down and I noticed that the planes on approach at the nearby airport were all aborting their approaches so I knew something was wrong. Everyone at work tried to get local radio stations to see what was... [more]




I remember going into the bathroom and noticed the lights had dimmed and then got bright and dimmed again, I was asking everyone in the house if they noticed it and everyone did, the lights did the same thing about a min later and then all of the power went off for 4 da... [more]


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I was working on the computer when the power went out. I about freaked out because I thought i had done something. After about the first few hours, i was getting nervous because i am so used to having t.v. and stuff. I didn't know what was going on with the power. We ev... [more]


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My wife and I were staying at a Midtown hotel, on the 37th floor on Thursday, the 14th. We had just taken a shower, were all dressed up, and just to head out of the room to attend a taping of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart when the lights went off. There was no emerg... [more]





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