Chris Olert

A girl plays in the fountain in Washington Square Park on July 15, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sweltering Conditions Could Get Worse Before They Get Better

A heat advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday for New York City and until 8 p.m. Tuesday for Westchester and Rockland counties and parts of Connecticut. An excessive heat warning is in effect for parts of New Jersey.

07/16/2013

Con Edison worker (file / credit: Con Edison)

Con Ed Plans $1 Billion In Post-Sandy Improvements For Westchester

For electric customers north of the city, your utility hopes to be better and keeping your lights on. But it will cost you.

06/04/2013

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Con Ed: Power Restored To More Than 1M Customers

Monday morning, Con Ed said the last customers in Westchester who lost power during Superstorm Sandy and whose equipment could be restored got their power back — two weeks after the storm slammed the region.

11/12/2012

FILE - Passengers crowd onto a bus on First Avenue. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Forces ‘Transportation Emergency’ In NYC; Death Toll Rises

Two days after Superstorm Sandy brought New York to a standstill, residents itching to get back to work and their old lives noticed small signs that the city might be getting back to — well, not quite normal.

10/31/2012

Tappan Zee Bridge approach - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

After Sandy, Three Dead In Westchester, Rockland; Tappan Zee Reopens

It was dicey driving through the northern suburbs Tuesday morning. But in both Rockland and Westchester, Sandy has proven deadly.

10/30/2012

Con Edison workers - File. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Con Ed Brings Crews From Across Nation To Repair Damage In NYC

Con Edison says they don’t expect to cut power before the storm hits, but flooding could bring a shutdown to areas including the southern tip of Manhattan and parts of the West Village.

08/27/2011