Gov. Cuomo Signs LIPA Reform Bill, Promises 'Competent' New UtilityGovernor Andrew Cuomo signed a major LIPA reform bill Monday morning that will do away with the beleaguered utility. He made it official at a signing ceremony in Uniondale.
Heat Taking Its Toll On New Yorkers, Transit On Fifth Day Of Heat WaveTemperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Thursday with relief from the largest heat wave of the summer still days away.
Breezy Point Homeowners Sue Over Devastating Loss During SandyAccording to the suit filed by 120 homeowners, the Long Island Power Authority and National Grid failed to de-energize the power grid ahead of superstorm Sandy.
Commission: LIPA Showed 'Breathtaking Waste And Inefficiency'The Moreland Commission, created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo just weeks after the October storm, issued its final report after reviewing more than 175,000 documents, holding 10 hearings, and interviewing more than 90 stakeholders and witnesses.
Report: State Panel Findings Could Land LIPA Officials In Hot WaterThe report detailed what it called ``questionable billing and reimbursement practices'' between LIPA and Chicago-based Navigant Consulting Inc.
Legislators Tentatively Back Cuomo's Plan To Do Away With LIPANew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo received tentative support from legislative leaders Monday for his plan to finally sideline the Long Island Power Authority, which has been criticized for high rates and questionable response in disasters -- most infamously including Superstorm Sandy.
EXCLUSIVE: Eyesore National Grid Plant's Demise May Mean Problems For Nearby TownsIt has been a fixture on the Long Island landscape since the 1920s -- and not a pretty one. An old power plant is finally coming down, but residents nearby said they are worried about their taxes going way up.
LIPA Trustee Calls Privatization 'A Terrible Idea'A Long Island Power Authority trustee has called the suggestion to privatize the agency a “terrible idea.”
LIPA Trustees Propose Ways To Improve Communication With CustomersFollowing Sandy, many angry residents descended upon the Hicksville headquarters of LIPA to protest the utility's response to the storm.
Union Workers Raise Red Flags Over LIPA PrivatizationThe International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is urging caution over recommendations to privatize the troubled Long Island Power Authority.
Power Outages Dwindling Across RegionSoutheastern Connecticut saw by far the largest number of outages across the region, but New England bore the brunt of the outages.
Widespread Power Outages Across Tri-State, But Area Spared Worst Of Storm's WrathConnecticut's two largest power companies had anticipated about 30 percent of their customers losing power, or roughly 400,000 homes and businesses.
Long Island Slammed With Snow As Blizzard Moves Through The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night and into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning, which remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.
Utilities Looking To Avoid Repeat Of Sandy, Say They're ReadyHeavy snow and strong winds could knock down trees and power lines.
Monster Snowstorm Bears Down On Tri-State Area; Blizzard Warning Issued How much and how bad? That seems to be the question on everybody's mind Thursday as two powerful storm systems head toward the Tri-State Area.