People watch a section of road being repaired along Rt. 156 damaged by Tropical Storm Irene in The Town of Berne, N.Y., Thursday, Sept.1, 2011. Utility companies continue to bring New York electricity... more 
People watch a section of road being repaired along Rt. 156 damaged by Tropical Storm Irene in The Town of Berne, N.Y., Thursday, Sept.1, 2011. Utility companies continue to bring New York electricity customers back on line, but almost 182,000 are still blacked out four days after Irene pounded the state with drenching rains and high winds. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Hans Pennink
Thu, Sep 1, 2011 6:48 PM EDT