The average single-family home will have to pay about $6.21 more in September. LIPA is citing higher energy costs during peak air-conditioning use for the latest hike.
A huge cleanup was under way Tuesday on Long Island following a bizarre incident that left thousands of homes without power earlier in the morning.
For those on Long Island without power since Sandy struck, there is word from the Long Island Power Authority that they won’t want to hear.
On Long Island, looting has become such a problem on the south shore that state police are on patrol.