Manhole Fire Knocks Out Power In Washington Heights As Tri-State Faces Another Day Of Extreme HeatAbout 800 Con Edison customers lost power after a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Washington Heights. It happened around 5 a.m. Thursday.
Con Ed: Winter Damage, Heat, High Demand To Blame For Summer Power WoesPower problems were spread around the area as the heat soared into the mid-90s for a second day Wednesday, and Con Edison said many factors – including damage dating back to the winter – are to blame.
MTA Board Approves Credit For Weekly, Monthly New Haven Line Ticket HoldersThe line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.
Con Ed Seeks $400 Million In Rate Increases For New Flood-Repelling EquipmentCon Ed said it wants to spend $1 billion to protect critical equipment from storms. The first $400 million installment will mean a rate hike of 3 percent.
Con Ed: 30 Manhole Covers Stolen In Brooklyn, Queens, The BronxThe utility believes the manhole covers are being sold for scrap metal.
Con Ed Ready To Take On Extra Power Demand During Heat WaveWhen one summer ends Con Ed begins preparing for the next year's round of extreme heat and humidity.
No Relief In Sight: Heat Wave Continues To Grip Tri-State AreaThe next three days are expected to see temperatures in the middle to upper 90's. AccuWeather RealFeel temps could hit 105 to 110 degrees each afternoon.