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Washington Heights »

Massive Sinkhole Opens on Washington Heights Street

A sanitation truck was stuck in the large hole on Monday morning, officials and witnesses said.

Astoria »

Hundreds Evacuated in Astoria After Underground Gas Fire, Officials Say

A natural gas fire caused the FDNY to evacuate 200 people on 36th Street in Queens Thursday afternoon.

Civic Center »

Dept. of Education Employees Fight for First Pay Raise in 6 Years

Administrative assistants for Community Education Councils haven't had a raise since 2008.

Washington Heights »

No Smoking Sign Will Help Homeless Problem at WaHi Park, Politician Says

Juan Pablo Duarte Square has seen a growing number of homeless men congregating in the public plaza.

Jackson Heights »

ConEd Cordons Off Building After Stray Voltage Detected

The voltage was found on 74th Street near 37th Avenue.

Corona »

Businesses Left Without Power After Corona Manhole Explosions

The cause was damage to underground wires, Con Ed said. 

Upper East Side »

Con Ed Repairs to East River Esplanade Have Made Conditions Worse, CB Says

Con Ed agreed to return a six-block stretch of the esplanade to city control and make certain repairs.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Heights Citi Bike Station Removed for Con Ed Work

The bike share station at Clark and Henry Streets was temporarily removed, officials said.

East Harlem »

NTSB Outlines Investigation into Harlem Building Explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board vows to discover the cause of the building explosion.

East Harlem »

Hunter College Campus Security Officer Killed in Harlem Blast

Griselde Camacho was killed in the blast at 1644 Park Ave. that leveled two buildings.

Murray Hill »

Waterside Pier to Be Demolished and Replaced by 2015, City Says

Instead of renovating the Waterside Pier at East 38th Street, the city will rebuild it entirely.

Greenwich Village »

Con Ed Pays Millions to Reserve Parking Spaces for Utility Trucks

According to state filings, Con Ed paid more than $3M in 2012-2013 to a group that saves parking spaces.

Corona »

Suspects Swiped Wire From Con Edison Truck, Cops Say

The suspects allegedly took wire from the inside of a Con Edison truck on Roosevelt Avenue. 

Rosebank »

Power Outage Knocks Out 4,200 Customers in Staten Island

In the wake of an overnight manhole fire and attempt to reduce voltage, a mass outage hit the borough.

Roosevelt Island »

Con Ed Reduces Voltage After Queensboro Bridge Fire

The utility company also asked customers not to use appliances including washers and dryers.