Cuomo also called for a moment of silence to be held at 8 p.m., which is when the massive storm surge is estimated to have roared ashore.
Crews were preparing this weekend for the full resumption of service on the Metro-North New Haven Line, nearly two weeks after a power meltdown caused a major service disruption.
The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it had to stop some trains on the A, B, C, and D lines after a power outage at 81st Street on Manhattan’s West Side impacted subway signals.
Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.
Service on the 7 Train between Manhattan and Queens was suspended Saturday morning, following a power outage.
A hospital on Long Island was forced to switch to emergency generator power Monday morning.
A shutdown of 7 Train service Tuesday evening caused a nightmare ride home for Queens residents.
Boomer has his story, and he’s sticking to it: “There was no embellishment … there was no agenda from where I got the story from, nobody was looking to embarrass anybody.”
Power went down in the Superdome during the third quarter of the Super Bowl, taking down many of the lights and the scoreboard for more than 30 minutes.
That credit will not appear until the January 2013 rent bills go out, the city announced.
Hervey said it remains unclear if LIPA customers will see rates increase due to the storm.
Christie said he expects to have a dollar estimate on total loss in the next day or two. But the governor said he expects the combined damage in New York and New Jersey will be second only to the huge monetary cost of 2005’s Hurricane Katrina.
A crew was out front Monday working to get a temporary boiler up and running to finally get the residents heat.
LIPA also had a change of heart about the inspection they told residents would have to undergo before they could get power, but the big move was not enough to end the outrage.