The extreme cold in recent days has led to a new winter one-day record for national gas and electric service use by Con Edison customers.
Bedford Park in the Bronx was on record with the highest snow total at 11.6 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Central Park recorded 6 inches of snow.
Check for the latest outage information in your city, town or village as the winter storm inflicts its damage to trees and power lines.
A transformer fire in Hell’s Kitchen was extinguished Sunday without any customers suffering power outages, Con Edison said.
Atticus Finch, a 2-year-old Russian Wolfhound, is more cautious than usual these days after he was struck with an electrical current twice over the weekend.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said it was “simply incompatible with common sense and experience to hold that defendants were required to design and construct a building that would survive the events of September 11, 2001.”
A Hanukkah celebration was held outside the site of Brooklyn’s largest menorah, which stands at 32 feet tall.
Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.
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.
Nine buildings in Chelsea were evacuated Tuesday, after a gas leak erupted.
Con Edison President Craig Ivey and MTA Metro-North Railroad President Howard Permut testified Monday in Bridgeport during a congressional field hearing organized by Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
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.
Metro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.
Metro North says trains will be operating at about 65 percent capacity beginning Wednesday with five additional peak trains. That’s up from 50 percent since the disruption began.
The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.