The non-profit group Samaritan Village wants to turn a vacant warehouse on Cooper Avenue in Glendale into a shelter for 125 homeless families.
A man was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run Sunday afternoon in Highland Park, on the cusp of Brooklyn and Queens.
Thousands of outages have been reported around the area, mostly in Connecticut, Long Island and Morris, Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey.
The NYPD said a man barricaded himself inside his Glendale home around 7 p.m. last night and fired shots at police through a door. Officers did not return fire.
NFL owners have awarded the 2015 Super Bowl to the Phoenix area. It will be the third time the area has hosted the game, which will be played in Glendale, Ariz.
City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley and Rep. Anthony Weiner cited damage in Middle Village following the September macroburst that struck the area as the reason for wanting to relocate the power lines.