Crews have implemented an 8 percent voltage reduction on Roosevelt Island and several other areas in Manhattan.
People were out Sunday morning buying tickets to try to cash in.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was sitting with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the game Sunday, and they talked about avoiding a repeat of the blackout at next year’s game at the Meadowlands.
A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of New Jersey, New York City, Nassau County and parts of Connecticut. That means sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph or gusts of 46 to 57 mph through the afternoon hours.
The hearing was set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center on Arthur Kill Road on Staten Island.
Privatizing the Long Island Power Authority is among the options reportedly under serious consideration by New York State in the wake of the utility’s dismal response to superstorm Sandy.
Residents of Long Island have been screaming, yelling and waving signs as they have continued to live without power and vent their frustration at the Long Island Power Authority.
About 20,000 customers remain powerless in New York City and Westchester County. That’s down from a peak of over 1 million affected by the storms.
Long Island residents were rallying Saturday for fed up power customers to voice their frustration about still being in the dark.
At its height, millions of people across the Tri-State area were left without electricity in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
Some New Jersey families were on the verge of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel Tuesday night after eight days without power.
Some areas of Long Island and the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens have been taken off the outage map maintained by the Long Island Power Authority, on the grounds that they are too damaged to accept electrical service.
The storm was expected to bring an inch of rain and winds gusting up to 60 mph on Wednesday. It was set to arrive as much of Newark was without power due Superstorm Sandy.
On top of gasoline shortages, power outages and lawlessness in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, falling temperatures on Sunday put people at risk even more.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday urged everyone who might need shelter to seek it out as the temperature drops, and slammed the Long Island Power Authority for not attending more promptly to outages in the Rockaways.
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