PSEG Long Island

A tree stump sits in front of a home in Albertson, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Residents Stumped Over Removal Of Trees

More than a dozen 70-year-old trees were suddenly chopped down in one Long Island, and now residents, stuck with unslightly stumps, are demanding answers.

04/07/2014

A new, taller utility pole in East Hampton, N.Y., stands next to an existing pole about half the size. (credit: CBS 2)

Extra Large Utility Poles Spark Anger On Long Island

About 900 Port Washington residents have signed a petition demanding their removal. The petition claims the taller poles are dangerous and an eyesore.

03/14/2014

A new, taller utility pole in East Hampton, N.Y., stands next to an existing pole about half the size. (credit: CBS 2)

Towering Utility Poles Cause High Anxiety On Long Island’s East End

PSEG Long Island is hoisting the 65- to 70-foot hurricane-resistant poles from East Hampton to Amagansett to bolster the power grid on Long Island.

03/03/2014

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Power Grid To Get $1.4B In Upgrades

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the plan Friday. He says it will “dramatically improve” the power grid on Long Island. It suffered widespread and sometimes weeks-long outages after the October 2012 storm.

02/21/2014

FILE -- PSEG Long Island building in Melville (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

PSEG Long Island Ready For Round 2 Of Snow With Extra Crews

The forecast is calling for freezing rain and sleet, which will add to the snow that’s already accumulated. That could bring down tree limbs or power lines.

02/04/2014

Snow in Malverne, N.Y. on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Malgorzata Zielinska)

Heavy, Wet Snow Smacks Long Island

Dozens of school districts have declared a snow day and plows are back out clearing highways as the latest winter storm smacks Long Island.

02/03/2014

FILE -- PSEG Long Island building in Melville (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police Investigate Report Of Shot Fired At PSEG Long Island Office

A Suffolk County Police spokeswoman said the gunshot was apparently fired sometime overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. The PSEG Long Island office was not staffed at the time and no injuries were reported.

01/22/2014

A PSE&G truck. (Photo: CBS 2)

Beware Of Utilities Scam: Hackers Try To Get Personal Info Of PSE&G Customers

An email arrives looking like a utility bill, with a link to view account information. Up to 66 PSE&G customers in New Jersey and 200 more on Long Island reported receiving one.

01/16/2014

A worker repairs electrical lines as Long Islanders continue their clean up efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Plainview, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

PSEG Long Island: Don’t Fall For Fraudulent Phishing E-Mails

PSEG Long Island on Thursday warned customers of a scam involving fraudulent e-mails.

01/09/2014

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

A worker repairs electrical lines as Long Islanders continue their clean up efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Plainview, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Why PSE&G IN New Jersey, But Just PSEG On Long Island?

Some consumers have noticed that the electric company that serves Long Island and the one that serves most of New Jersey have two different names, even though they are part of the same company.

01/04/2014

A man uses a snow blower along the streets of a cold and snow covered Manhattan  January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Frigid Temps Move In After First Storm Of Year Covers Tri-State With Snow

Bedford Park in the Bronx was on record with the highest snow total at 11.6 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Central Park recorded 6 inches of snow.

01/03/2014

Utility worker (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Long Island Utility Promises 3-Year Rate Freeze

Gov. Andrew Cuomo did not mince words about the Long Island Power Authority’s handling of superstorm Sandy and the snowstorm that followed. So now, Newark-based PSEG has set up a subsidiary on Long Island.

11/18/2013

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