| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:05 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Nov. 5, 2012 – Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas crews from four distribution cooperatives have been dispatched to assist with power restoration efforts in New York. The outages are the result of Hurricane Sandy.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:14 AM
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming down his street Thursday and started to wave in anticipation. But they just cruised past his house and kept on going.
He hung his head in resignation.
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:24 PM
500 kids served by a daycare provider in Brooklyn could soon have teachers and staff walking off the job if they don't get paid, all over a paperwork snafu at the city agency that oversees the funding of daycares citywide.
As the lights go down for nap...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Con Edison is warning Brooklyn customers that, because of problems with electrical equipment, voltage is being reduced by 5 percent in certain neighborhoods.
The neighborhoods affected are: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 7:41 AM
The mantra of Con Edison on scorching hot days like the ones New York has been under this week is, "Conserve, conserve, conserve." How necessary is it to follow the utility's directive, when the company's purpose is to provide customers with a service...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Day two of our heatwave comes with an extra threat: a Con Edison workers' strike. Because the only thing worse than facing a blackout is facing a blackout with no one around to fix it.
"That would be typical right? That's the way it goes, right in...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Con Edison is warming their customers about a new scam in which someone intends to steal their identity by telling them that President Obama is going to pay for their utility bills.
The process involves a scammer contacting a customer by phone or text...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 11:55 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Blistering heat blanketed much of the eastern United States for the third straight day on Sunday, after violent storms that took at least a dozen lives and knocked out power to more than 3 million customers.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Consolidated Edison locked out its unionized workers early Sunday after contract negotiations collapsed.
The utility suspended the 8,500 workforce just before 2 a.m., a strike still looms large. Approximately 5,000 managers are now running the show....
| 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 ,...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Con Ed has reinstated health insurance Sunday for 8,500 utility workers who were locked out on June 30 after their contract expired and negotiations over a new one failed.
Consolidated Edison of New York will continue contact negotiations Monday, nut...