One elected official in Connecticut has an idea to help people keep the lights on when the power is knocked out.
For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.
The pressure and criticism following Superstorm Sandy apparently did a number on the Long Island Power Authority’s chief operating officer.
While most of Manhattan had its power restored about four days after Superstorm Sandy, persistent power problems in some places continued to make life miserable more than two weeks later.
The utility said as of 11 p.m. Sunday, all but 24 customers affected by Superstorm Sandy had had their power restored.
Tenants in public housing in New York City who were affected by Superstorm Sandy will get some help with their rent.
The Hempstead town supervisor on Saturday accused the Long Island Power Authority of ignoring those with special needs.
It’s not just Long Island. Anger reached a boiling point for the powerless in Westchester County on Friday.
If you lost power during Hurricane Sandy or the nor’easter that hit our area you’re probably not feeling too charitable towards your utility company. But many of their workers are in the same boat you are.
In areas like Roslyn Estates, wires still dangled dangerously and homes were getting colder as a nor’easter bore down on the Tri-State Area on Wednesday, but the utility company said that many people would have to wait longer.
Heavy, blowing snow was clobbering the northern suburbs Wednesday afternoon, hitting communities where thousands of people remained in the dark from Superstorm Sandy last week.
Parts of Jersey City are still without power over a week after superstorm Sandy struck and the mayor wants to do something to help prevent future outages.
Long Islanders say they aren’t getting any answers from LIPA. There are still 190,000 outages there and on Tuesday, there was a new wrinkle that was angering homeowners.
Volunteers are organizing on social media or just showing up with offers of help.
Red Hook Initiative has been busy supplying food and medical assistance to the sick and elderly.