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Power Outages Linger, Perry Hall Y Offers Free Showers

Many Perry Hall, Kingsville and White Marsh residents remain without electricity after Hurricane Sandy.

UPDATE (10:40 a.m.)—A large portion of Kingsville regained power Wednesday morning, according to the Greater Kingsville Civic Association, County Councilman David Marks reported.

UPDATE (10 a.m.)—More than 28,000 customers in Baltimore County remain without power Wednesday morning—among them, many in the Perry Hall, Kingsville and White Marsh areas, the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Current Outages Map shows.  

The Perry Hall Family Center Y at 4375 Ebenezer Rd. is offering free showers to anyone impacted by a power outage due to Hurricane Sandy. Residents may also charge their electronic devices and warm up in the heat, the center announced.

In Perry Hall, two of the largest clusters of homes without power are in the older portion of Schroeder Avenue and Kilbride Court, Marks said. They have been out since Monday evening, according to County Councilman David Marks.

Schroeder Avenue residents and many living in Kingsville rely on electric pumps for well water, and have been without running water for over 40 hours, readers have reported on the Perry Hall Patch Facebook page.

How are you coping with the power outage? Tell us in the comments.

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