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Con Edison Reaches Agreement With Cuomo To Freeze Rates

Consolidated Edison has agreed to freeze its base electricity rates for two years and gas and steam rates for three years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

12/31/2013

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Court Rules Negligence Didn’t Cause World Trade Center 7 To Fall On 9/11

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.”

12/04/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Rail Car (file / credit: MTA)

Frustration To End Monday For Metro-North New Haven Line Commuters

For the first time since it lost power nearly two weeks ago, the line will run at full capacity Monday.

10/06/2013

Metro-North News Conference

Slight Relief Coming For Metro-North New Haven Line Riders

The Metro-North Railroad on Sunday announced that some slight service improvements are on the horizon for New Haven Line for the start of the work week Monday.

09/29/2013

Lower Manhattan without power (Jen Fowler/Facebook)

Con Ed Urges Lower Manhattan Customers To Conserve Power

Con Edison has urged customers who recently got their power back in Lower Manhattan to conserve energy while crews work to reinforce underground systems.

11/04/2012

Where To Get Ice In Aftermath Of Sandy

Con Edison and Orange & Rockland Utilities said they will distribute both dry and wet ice at various locations to customers without power due to superstorm Sandy.

11/02/2012

Lower Manhattan without power (Jen Fowler/Facebook)

Con Ed Says ‘Vast Majority’ Will Have Power Restored By Next Weekend, Nov. 10-11

The effort to restore power to those impacted by megastorm Sandy will apparently take longer than initially hoped.

11/01/2012

Con Edison Lockout (credit: CBS 2)

Negotiations Between Con Ed, Union Enter Third Week

Talks between Consolidated Edison and its largest union ended Monday night with no agreement three weeks after negotiations began.

07/16/2012

Con Edison worker in Borough Park (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Unionized Workers With Con Ed Being Locked Out After Contract Negotiations Fail

Union spokesman John Melia said that negotiations between the power company and Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers of America lasted just over 10 days. The contract expired at midnight on Saturday.

07/01/2012

A rendering of the Park 51 Islamic cultural center - Credit: SOMA Architects

Con Ed Wants $1.7M From Park 51 Developer After New Appraisal

Con Edison, which has been leasing the western half of the 51 Park Place building to the developer, is demanding $1.7 million from the developer after a new appraisal boosted rent to $47,000 a month from $2,700.

10/16/2011

Cars underwater at Barclay St and West St - New York, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Begins Clean-Up Of ‘Not Enormous’ Damage From Tropical Storm Irene

“We are seeing some very serious consequences of the storm, including flooding and downed trees and power outages,” Bloomberg said Sunday.

08/28/2011

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

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Energy Surcharge Rips Off New Yorkers, Stringer Says

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said that a “little-known surcharge” has taken $342 million from the city via Con Ed bills for renewable energy projects, but less than $8 million in jobs has been returned to the city.

04/17/2011

"No Parking" sign in Park Slope

Exclusive: Welcome To ‘No Park Slope,’ Brooklyn

Finding a parking spot in New York City is as good as gold, especially in a Brooklyn neighborhood where the situation is already bad — and could get even worse.

03/28/2011

Con Ed truck

‘Con Ed’ Bandits Targeting Elderly In The Bronx

They put the “con” in Con Ed. Police in the Bronx were searching Monday for a pair of imposters targeting some of the borough’s most vulnerable citizens.

02/14/2011

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