Although we doubt it. Yes the news, again, the power outtages in Upper Montclair — with this significant wrinkle, e-mailed in by a tipster:
Last night, PSE&G customer service reps began the task of calling all of the customers affected by the recent power outages to apologize for the inconvenience and inform them of the steps it has taken and will be taking to corrected the problem.
Apologies? From public service? What’s next? Bush admitting the war isn’t going so well?
And, in case you haven’t read all the comments on Friday’s story, both Bloomfield councilman Ray Tamborini and Montclair Mayor Ed Remsen have thrown their considerable weight around with the power company lately, which might be why those apologies have been forthcoming. Or maybe they just read Baristanet. And we’ll see if the power company makes a fool out of Mayor Remson for saying that the faulty cable responsible for the outtages “has, by now, been fully replaced.”
Meanwhile, in the true spirit of citizen journalism, we put the question to you: