Some BX residents still waiting for electricity to return

PARKCHESTER - Hundreds of Bronx residents are still without power after Tropical Storm Irene ravaged the borough yesterday.Some residents say their food is going bad, forcing them to keep perishables in coolers. "I'm emptying out my refrigerator and freezer, asking neighbors to hold my meats because everything is being spoiled," Parkchester resident Julia Muniz said.Con Edison officials say there are 280 crews working across the city to restore power, but they cannot confirm when electricity will be fully restored.Strong winds leave downed powerlines, treesCon Edison

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