Service has been restored to Verizon wireless customers overnight. A widespread outage effecting our area... as well as major metropolitian cities... began around 8 O'clock Sunday night. But, for the most part, service has been restored. For anyone still affected by the outage who is experiencing an emergency is asked to either use a landline to call 911 or to go to the closest police or fire station for help. No word on what caused the outage.