A manhole fire left part of Staten Island without power in the middle of a brutal heat wave overnight, and Con Edison has reduced voltage in many areas in as crews repair equipment.
The street is called Tone Lane. It features attached townhouses of many immigrants. But anonymous mailings are frightening the people here, calling one neighbor, for example, a “deadbeat, child molester and degenerate.”
New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.