| Aug 28, 2011
| 10:36 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Tropical Storm Irene unleashed furious wind and rain on New York on Sunday and sent seawater surging into the Manhattan streets. But the city appeared to escape the worst fears of urban disaster — vast power outages, hurricane-...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Jul 23, 2011
| 1:00 PM
It's another "Cruel Summer" day in the baked apple.
An Excessive Heat Advisory remains in effect on Day 6 of the blistering heat and oppressive humidity that has had the city and most of the country in its grip for days. The advisory will remain in place...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Ever since the water main break on Jerome Avenue in the Bronx last week, several buildings on Townsend Ave. have had their gas turned off, and there's no hot water for residents.
"We are not dogs. I pay my rent," yelled a frustrated Luz Gonzalez.
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:16 PM
PIX11 News has been following a desperate situation in the Bronx, where hundreds of residents still have no gas or hot water.
"It's been 12 days. I pay my rent. These friggen people," yelled Luz Gonzalez, a long-time resident of 1374 Townsend Avenue....