Tens of thousands of people in the Hudson Valley remain without power Thursday morning.
The second nor'easter in a week is causing more power outage troubles for people around the region.
Neighbors around the Wilson Street area in Middletown had a long night, and wasted no time helping each other get some access to electricity and trying to clear snow.
"We're just trying to help, my son and I, with shoveling people's driveways for some of our neighbors," said Patty Turken.
Wednesday night the snow storm pushed power lines and knocked down trees -- hitting a couple hundred homes in the area
People in the area say they had no heat when they lost their power. Some in the community were able to use generators, but there are those who don’t have access to one and are still without power.
One neighbor worries that no heat will impact water pipes.
“I hate to see those pipes freeze. If they do we’re in trouble. It all depends on how long it takes for these polls to be replaced,” said Elliot Hernandez, a Middletown resident.
Neighbors say Orange and Rockland, along with some fire officials, were in the neighborhood until late Wednesday night trying to fix lines. And for the sake of the sick and elderly in the neighborhood, they’re hoping power is restored fast.
"I'm really concerned. I just don't want them to forget about us over here. It's bad, we've got a lot of elderly people that live in this block, we've got people that are with medications that don't have power. They need their meds. It's bad," said Germaine Seabrook.
Central Hudson has not yet determined a restoration time for the hardest hit areas in Dutchess and Ulster counties. Customers in Greene County can expect their lights to turn back on sometime Thursday.
Spectrum News spoke with a representative from Central Hudson following an order from Governor Andrew Cuomo directing and investigation into power restoration response times.
“Having a hearings or investigations after a storm is not unusual. We saw that we have been asked to review the response in prior past storms we always cooperate with these investigations. This is how our industry gets better, we look back, we learn how we can get better and then we incorporate those lessons learned into a new storm,” John Maserjian said.
Travelers and commuters are continuing to see the impact of the storm.
Orange County Emergency management says Metro-North is running on a reduced schedule.
Passengers should expect more crowded cars and some residual delays. They're running at 55 percent capacity.
If you're traveling by air, the best rule of thumb is to check with your airline before heading to the airport.
Airports are open, but flights may still be delayed or canceled while airports try to get back on track. There are already listed delays at Stewart, Newark and JFK.
The storm also continues to impact train service across the Northeast.