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Upper West Side »

Stray Voltage Forces ConEd to Shut Down West 93rd Street, Officials Say

West 93rd Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue was closed to traffic Monday. 

Chelsea »

Sixth Avenue Closed in Chelsea Due to Stray Voltage, Officials Say

Part of Sixth Avenue was closed after the voltage spread to doorknobs and street grates, officials said.

Hamilton Heights »

Con Edison Asks 10,500 Uptown and Midtown Customers to Conserve Electricity

Salt and snow corroded underground cables, leaving the neighborhoods with reduced capacity, Con Ed said.

Astoria »

Phony Electricians Rob Elderly Woman in Queens, Police Say

The two men said they were there to inspect the woman's Astoria apartment, cops said.

Financial District »

Con Ed Set to Install Waterproof Transformers in Lower Manhattan

The project, estimated to take four years, is slated to start sometime before the end of 2013.

Roosevelt Island »

Con Ed Reduces Voltage After Queensboro Bridge Fire

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

Gramercy »

Players Club Could Go Dark This Week Amid Increasing Debt

The lights will be turned off if the debt-ridden club can't pay its Con Ed bill, sources said.

Chelsea »

High Line Lights Still Not Working Five Months After Sandy

Friends of the High Line said they planned to have the lights back on next week.

New York City »

New York Digs Out as City Dodges Worst of Snowstorm

Snowstorm Nemo dumped several inches of snow on the city, but it was spared the worst.

New York City »

Bloomberg Warns Landlords to Fix Sandy-Damaged Buildings as Winter Looms

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said landlords should immediately repair buildings damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Residents Call for Marches, Rent Strikes, Lawsuits Against NYCHA

More than a hundred Red Hook residents came together at a community meeting Wednesday.

New York City »

Power Restored to Final NYCHA Developments Left in the Dark by Sandy

Many residents in public housing are still waiting for their heat and hot water to be restored, however.

Red Hook »

Power Restored to Part of Red Hook Houses

Although the lights are back on for some residents, others are still in the dark.

New York City »

Nor'easter Knocks Out Power to 55,000 Customers, Con Edison Says

The storm swept through a little more than a week after Hurricane Sandy crippled the city.

New York City »

Devastated Hurricane Sandy Victims Begin to Vote at Dawn's Early Light

Polling sites on Staten Island, the Rockaways and Coney Island faced the most challenges on Election Day.

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