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.


FILE -- Work crews trim trees entangled in power lines on November 3, 2012 in Bethpage, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Meeting On How Utilities Performed During Sandy Canceled Due To Storm

The hearing was set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center on Arthur Kill Road on Staten Island.


An electrical crew contracted by LIPA works on overhead lines on Old Country Road in Melville - Nov. 19, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Talk Renewed Of Privatizing Long Island Power Authority

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.


Perota Sisters YouTube Video

Long Island Sisters Rework Taylor Swift Hit To Vent About Power Woes

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.


Power Restored

Reports: Power Restored For Most Con Ed Customers, Majority Of NJ Utilities Restored As Well

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.


LIPA Protest

Tempers Boiling Over As Long Island Remains In The Dark, Cold

Long Island residents were rallying Saturday for fed up power customers to voice their frustration about still being in the dark.


Power lines down from Sandy, Oct. 30, 2012 (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

PSE&G Crews Work Around The Clock To Restore Power As Nor’easter Looms

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.


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LIPA Takes Some Areas Off Outage Map, Says Power Can’t Be Restored Now

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.


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Mayor Booker: Newark Remains In State Of Emergency As Nor’easter Approaches

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.


No Power, Cold Temperatures

Falling Temperatures Put Tri-State Area Residents At Risk; Some Decide To Leave

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

Bloomberg Urges People To Seek Shelter, Slams LIPA Over Rockaways

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.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

The Rockaways (credit: CBS 2)

The Best And Worst Of Humanity On Display In The Rockaways, Volunteers Reach Out While Looters Terrorize Storm Victims

Looters posing as Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) workers have been knocking on doors late at night, but locals said that help has yet to arrive.


East New York Gas Line

Patience Wears Thin For Some New York Area Residents As Power Returns For Others

More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those who have been without power for most of the week.


Gov. Chris Christie

Christie: Major Progress Being Made On Storm Recovery In New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday afternoon that a lot of work still remains to repair the damage wrought by Superstorm Sandy, but tremendous progress has been made.


A darkened Flatiron Building rises over an empty street in a section of Manhattan still in a blackout following Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Power Back In Manhattan For All Grids But One

Con Edison planned to have power to restored to all of Lower Manhattan by Saturday morning.

CBS New York–11/03/2012