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SoHo Manhole Fires

Outages, Evacuations After Manhole Fires Erupt In SoHo

Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.

11/04/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Con Ed Needs To Own Up For Metro-North Power Failure

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) was pushing Saturday for Con Edison to take responsibility for the power failure on the Metro-North New Haven line last month.

11/02/2013

Flatiron Evacuations

Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of 9 Buildings In Flatiron District

Nine buildings in Chelsea were evacuated Tuesday, after a gas leak erupted.

10/29/2013

Metro-North Train

Full Service On Metro-North New Haven Line Set To Resume Monday Morning

Crews were preparing this weekend for the full resumption of service on the Metro-North New Haven Line, nearly two weeks after a power meltdown caused a major service disruption.

10/05/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Light At The End Of The Tunnel: Full Service On New Haven Line Expected To Resume Monday

Metro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.

10/04/2013

Commuters wait on the platform at Metro-North's Stamford station, Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA Board Approves Credit For Weekly, Monthly New Haven Line Ticket Holders

The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.

10/01/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Delays Snarl Metro-North Commuters For 6th Day

Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.

09/30/2013

Metro-North Work

Con Ed: Temporary Power Fix Could Alleviate Some Woes On Metro-North

It has been a mess for anyone trying to ride the New Haven Line on the Metro-North Railroad, with the massive power outage earlier this week.

09/28/2013

Lauren Abraham

Family Sues Con Ed Over Woman’s Electrocution During Sandy

The family of a young woman who was electrocuted during Superstorm Sandy has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Con Edison, claiming the utility failed to act to prevent the tragedy.

09/18/2013

Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Voltage Reduced On Staten Island After Con Edison Manhole Fires

A manhole fire left part of Staten Island without power in the middle of a brutal heat wave overnight, and Con Edison has reduced voltage in many areas in as crews repair equipment.

07/06/2013

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Asks Some Brooklyn Residents To Turn Air Conditioners Off

Tuesday was a scorcher throughout the Tri-State Area, but Con Edison has advised some Brooklyn residents to keep their air conditioners turned off.

06/25/2013

Con Edison Linemen install a "smart switch" on Vanderburgh Avenue in Larchmont, N.Y. - June 14, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Con Edison Begins Installing ‘Smart Switches’ In Westchester

Utility companies can’t always stop trees from coming down, but Con Edison is trying to reduce the number of people who lose power when trees do come down.

06/14/2013

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

Con Ed CEO Kevin Burke talks about storm improvements on May 28, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Con Ed Plans To Invest $1B To Protect System Against Major Storms

The utility is also planning to invest $1.2 billion this year to upgrade its system in an effort to meet increased power demands during hot summer months.

05/28/2013

Con Edison Rates

Senior Citizens Hit Hard By High Electric Rates In New York City

The numbers are in – New Yorkers are dishing out double for what most of the country pays for electricity, and if Con Edison gets its way, the rates could jump even higher.

05/21/2013

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