BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP — This is the first winter that natural gas
has been an option to heat homes in Susquehanna County.
A company ran the first gas lines to homes near Montrose this
Homeowners who were able to switch to natural gas are thrilled
seeing the savings in this bitter cold winter.
Natural gas is fueling a new heater at Puzo’s Auto Shop near
Montrose and Lane Puzo is thrilled about it.
We first met him last
year, when he learned natural gas service was coming his
“Before when you were here, you asked if I was going to save
money. I said ‘I sure as hell hope so.’ Well, I sure as hell am,
let me tell you,” Puzo said.
Leatherstocking Natural Gas finished the first gas pipeline
serving homes in Susquehanna County last fall.
Puzo’s garage is hooked up and as is his home across the
He says he’s already saved hundreds on heating.
“I was happy, very happy. If they go that way now, we’ll
Leatherstocking Natural Gas tapped into Marcellus shale gas
that’s already coming from here, and already passing through on a
Homeowners around Montrose say it just makes sense.
“This is what I said in the beginning when they first came here
is I don’t mind them being here, the only thing I was saying is
‘why don’t we get the gas?’”