Although Hurricane Irene became Tropical Storm Irene and didn't live up to the breathless hype that preceded it, hundreds of thousands of families in the area spent at least one night in the dark.
As the lights come back on for most people and a few dozen homes remain without power, locals haven't been shy about offering their praise -- and their criticism -- concerning the emergency response.
For many, that meant reaching for their smartphones and venting their anger on social networks and Port Chester's mayor will meet with emergency managers to improve responses in future storms.
If you were sitting in on those meetings, what would you say to power company reps? Were you satisfied with the emergency response; if not, what would you change ahead of the next major storm?
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