| 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 ,...
| 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.
| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:44 PM
Con Edison is monitoring electric, gas & steam for outages, and issued the following press release:
As Hurricane Irene approaches New York, Con Edison is closely monitoring the storm's progress and preparing for the possibility of extensive outages to...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:33 AM
Power Outage Update (5:30 a.m.):
CON EDISON: Total New York City Customers Without Power:
Staten Island - 13,551 of 174,202 customers; Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 11:59 PM
Brooklyn - 4,971 of 1,026,426 customers; Estimated Restoration: Aug 31, 11:00...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:23 PM
As the pace of electricity restoration slowed Tuesday, the aftermath of Hurricane Irene continued to frustrate thousands of utility customers and officials announced another storm-related death in Maryland.
More than 165,000 customers remained without...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Fire officials are on the scene of a tractor-trailer explosion at a gas station early Friday morning in Westchester County.
Streets in the area near Pelham Parkway and Secor Lane are completely blocked off as officials investigate what may have caused...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 11:01 PM
There may be no fury like a bill collector scorned.
And when Consolidated Edison is your bill collector, you pay up -- or risk getting get cut off. That's the dilemma now facing Park 51, the controversial, so-called "Ground Zero Mosque," Cultural Center/...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad.
The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:47 AM
A massive fire and explosion Friday left a dozen firefighters injured and residents displaced in the Inwood section of Manhattan.
According to authorities, flames broke out at about 3 a.m. at the home on West 217th Street.
Neighbor Juan Sori told...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:01 AM
An elevator repairman died after he was electrocuted while working at a Midtown office building Wednesday night.
The man's body was discovered at about 9:30 Wednesday night on the ninth floor of the 40-story building, located at 1290 6th Avenue, near...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 6:26 AM
The cleanup continued Monday morning following Saturday's historic October snow storm.
The northern suburbs were especially hard hit. As of 7 a.m., Monday, Con Edison reported just under 60,000 customers were still without power in Westchester County. At...