Irene knocked out power to more than 523,000 LIPA customers, a record for the utility.
As outages dwindle and LIPA restores full power, its board pledges a complete storm response review and acknowledges that National Grid’s contract may be in jeopardy.
As of Sunday evening, LIPA estimates power has been restored for 99 percent of customers, meaning over 4,000 are still without power.
Stocks plunged Friday and ended an otherwise positive trading week on a sour note after a dismal jobs report renewed fears of another recession.
On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.
LIPA crews say they have restored power to nearly 300,000 customers in three days and get upset when given an “F” grade by a politician or slammed by customers.
Tropical Storm Irene walloped Long Island over the weekend with the winds causing major problems after knocking down trees and power lines.
It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.
Shuttle buses will be replacing trains between Freeport and Babylon as the LIRR completes work on a $23 million signal and switching upgrade.
The days of having to park far away and take a shuttle bus are over!
An 89-year-old New York man has died from injuries he suffered after his clothes caught on fire as he was lighting a votive candle in his wife’s memory.
A Long Island priest was being credited with saving the life of one of his parishioners on Thursday after an elderly man accidently set himself on fire near the altar.
It’s beginning to sound really old: The New York City area is getting snow again.
A Hicksville man has been arrested and accused by authorities of repeatedly calling U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman and threatening local and federal law enforcement.
The man got stuck in the snow while driving on Plainview Road in Hicksville. Police said two men approached and offered to help push the car.