Tropical Storm Irene leaves Brooklyn residents in the dark

BROOKLYN - Many Brooklyn residents are still in the dark after Tropical Storm Irene knocked down trees and power lines.

As of 5 p.m., more than 1,000 customers are still without electricity.

Con Edison officials say they are working on restoring power to areas with the highest number of outages first and say that all power is estimated to be restored by midnight Wednesday.

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