Originally posted on News One:
NEW YORK (AP) — More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience wore thin among those in the region who have been without power for most of the week.
From storm-scarred New Jersey to parts of Connecticut, a widespread lack of gasoline added to the frustration.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the Defense Department will set up emergency mobile gas stations at five locations around the New York City metropolitan area to distribute free fuel with a limit of 10 gallons per person. Cars and emergency service vehicles will be able to fill up directly from the 5,000-gallon trucks.
“Fuel is on the way,” Cuomo said. “Do not panic. I know there is anxiety about fuel.”
Gas rationing was starting at noon Saturday in northern New Jersey, where drivers will be allowed to buy it only…
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