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A power outage hit New Rochelle Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Temporary Blackout Hits Parts Of New Rochelle

Sections of south and east New Rochelle went dark just before 11 a.m.

08/27/2014

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Brooklyn Building Residents Protest Over Lack Of Gas, Electricity

Residents of an apartment building in Brownsville, Brooklyn marched to the building owner’s office in protest Thursday, after going with no gas and electric a week.

07/03/2014

Crews on the scene of a manhole fire in Queens on June 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Service Restored After Manhole, Power Line Fires Knock Out Power For Hundreds In Queens

Officials said an underground cable caught fire, triggering manhole explosions and fires on some overhead power lines around 6 a.m. at 95th Avenue near 96th Street in Ozone Park.

06/19/2014

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

PSEG Long Island Has ‘Ample Electric Supply’ For Steamy Summer Months

The utility has made a number of upgrades to its system ahead of the hot and humid summer months.

05/05/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Con Ed Customers Asked To Conserve Power In West Harlem

Residents of West Harlem were asked to conserve energy Wednesday evening due to weather-related problems with electrical cables.

02/05/2014

Long Island Power Line Freeze Fears

L.I. Residents Worry About Frozen Power Lines, Pipes In Bitter Cold

With temperatures plummeting to the single digits overnight Monday night into Tuesday, a significant fear has mounted that rain-soaked trees will end up covered in ice. And when winds kick up overnight, the ice-coated branches could bring down electric power lines.

01/06/2014

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Tri-State Power Outage Information

Check for the latest outage information in your city, town or village as the winter storm inflicts its damage to trees and power lines.

01/03/2014

Metro-North Work

Con Ed: Temporary Power Fix Could Alleviate Some Woes On Metro-North

It has been a mess for anyone trying to ride the New Haven Line on the Metro-North Railroad, with the massive power outage earlier this week.

09/28/2013

Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

N.J. Town, Businesses Locked In Power Struggle Over Mandatory Generators

A New Jersey town wants to make sure all of its essential businesses are equipped with emergency generators to prevent the chaos that occurred after Superstorm Sandy.

09/23/2013

New, taller utility poles installed in Ridgewood, N.J. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Report: Retweet Gets PSEG In Hot Water In Ridgewood, N.J.

Public Service Electric and Gas has been taking heat, after it retweeted a comment saying Ridgewood, N.J. residents should go without power for complaining about a project now under way.

08/13/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces New Microgrid System To Keep Power On In Storms

The microgrids – small versions of electricity systems that generate, distribute and regulate the flow of electricity – were among numerous recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from a committee looking into the impacts of lengthy power outages after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a freak snowstorm two months later.

07/24/2013

Con Ed workers

Con Ed Asks Customers On Roosevelt Island To Conserve Power

Crews have implemented an 8 percent voltage reduction on Roosevelt Island and several other areas in Manhattan.

05/24/2013

Powerball poster, May 12, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

No Winner In Powerball Drawing; $350 Million Up For Grabs On Wednesday

People were out Sunday morning buying tickets to try to cash in.

05/12/2013

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MetLife Stadium’s Cold-Weather Super Bowl Has New Element — Power

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.

02/05/2013

Storm Damage in Huntington, NY on Jan. 31, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Thousands Across Tri-State In Dark After High Winds Down Trees, Power Lines

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.

01/31/2013

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