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.
A total of about 1.5 million power customers in the Tri-State area remained without power Sunday night, as relief and recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy continued.
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano on Sunday said that many challenges remained in his Long Island County following the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy.
Con Edison has urged customers who recently got their power back in Lower Manhattan to conserve energy while crews work to reinforce underground systems.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday afternoon that he was working hard to get power back to everyone in the state as soon as possible, and that the state was preparing for a Nor’easter coming later in the week, even though it would “obviously be a huge pain.”
As of Sunday morning, PSE&G said about 78 percent of its customers have had power restored. When Sandy hit, it left about 1.7 million PSE&G customers in the dark.
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