| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Traffic is finally flowing freely in Flushing, Queens after an underground fire shut down the main drag for hours.
Con Edison managers are still investigating what initially caused the electrical burnout that sparked flames to erupt out of the street...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 5:13 AM
Plenty of people in our area will be waking up in the dark this morning.
Con Edison says 6,246 customers are without power in Queens. 1,777 customers in Westchester don't have electricity.
Long Island Power Authority is reporting 5,573 customers in...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 3:43 AM
Several New Yorkers are still without power Tuesday, following the blizzard that dropped 20 inches of snow in the area.
Consolidated Edison reported on Monday that 6,246 customers in Queens and 1,777 customers in Westchester were without electricity....
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:50 PM
On the Lower East Side, there is an eight foot high, glaring spelling error that lies on the ground, smack in the middle.
What is supposed to spell "School X-ING," instead reads "SHCOOL X-NG."
That is quite the snafu. S-N-A-F-U.
"This is embarrassing ,...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:33 PM
For most of us, a power outage is an annoyance and an inconvenience. But, for a 49-year-old woman in a nursing home in the Gun Hill section, it was a matter of life and death -- hers.
According to Consolidated Edison, there was a transformer explosion,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Some residents of a Tudor City street are frustrated with a loud, continuously running generator. Jim Rowbotham and his wife said for nearly a week they have been subjected to wearing ear plugs when they sleep in their fourth floor apartment on 41st...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:16 PM
A 30-year-old construction worker trapped in a muddy trench was finally rescued by FDNY and NYPD rescue teams, even though he had slipped deeper into the pit--buried up to his shoulders--at various times during the digging out process on Friday.
| Jul 12, 2011
| 12:48 AM
With high heat and humidity expected today and tomorrow, Con Edison reminds customers to use energy wisely, and the company will have extra crews and support personnel available to respond to any service problems that may arise.
Customers should report...
| Jul 13, 2011
In the midst of some of summer's hottest days, energy conservation has become one of the biggest challenges. Con Edison's spokesperson Michael Clendentin stops by PIX 11 to share some tips on how to be more energy efficient.
Following two outages on...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:03 AM
Con Edison calls it a voltage reduction. Its customers call it a brownout. In any case, it is a controlled reduction of power for tens of thousands of homes in the Tri State area, thanks to Friday's record high temperatures.
In thirteen neighborhoods and...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Soaring temperatures in the Tri-State area sent the use of electricity skyrocketing Friday, ultimately causing a number of power outages throughout the area.
According to PSE&G officials, about 20,000 customers statewide are in the dark as of 9 p.m....