Sporadic power outages reported tonight throughout Hackensack, northern Hudson and Essex Counties, and utility PSE&G reports the cause of at least one outage is “under investigation.”

About 3,000 customers in Hackensack’s central section just north of Hackensack University Medical Center also lost power. 

Hundreds of customers in the Woodcliff section of North Bergen nearest Boulevard East, James R. Braddock Park and the Hudson River waterfront are without power. This is the section which also houses Palisades General Hospital.

Scattered outages were also reported in Guttenberg, West New York and the marina section of Jersey City, as well as Newark’s business district.