| Apr 11, 2008
Opponents cheered as New York Gov. David Paterson declared Thursday, "The fact is, Broadwater is behind us."
But the high-stakes battle over Broadwater Energy's plan to put a massive, floating, natural-gas plant in Long Island Sound isn't over yet. The...
| Dec 5, 2008
ISLIP, N.Y - How would you like to have a windmill spinning in your backyard, generating enough electricity to power your entire home?
Now in the Town of Islip on Long Island you can.
"Typically homes with chimneys and what have you are about 30 to...
| Aug 21, 2009
| 4:15 PM
After spending nearly $3 billion in federal money and prompting sales of more than 489,000 new vehicles, the Cash for Clunkers program will come to an end Monday. Car buyers will have one last chance to take advantage of the $3,500 or $4,500 incentives...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 6:30 AM
In what appears to be the solar version of the proverbial "can't miss plan," Suffolk County is encouraging a project that would turn parking lots into solar power lots.
Under the proposal, Suffolk would build solar panel carports at seven of its...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 1:49 PM
A Queens man says he feels lucky to be alive Wednesday, after he says he was nearly electrocuted while walking his dog on a sidewalk in Far Rockaway.
According to 52-year-old James Evans, he was walking his pit bull Max along Cornaga Avenue at around 2...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 5:46 PM
EAST HILLS, N.Y. - A man was rescued after spending more than four hours Tuesday trapped up to his chest in sand and soil after falling into a Long Island cesspool, authorities said.
The man, who was not immediately identified, was in stable condition...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 3:24 PM
The Tri-State area is being belted by another winter storm.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm warning for New York City and areas to the north and west until Saturday at 6 a.m. Those parts are expected to bare the brunt of the...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 7:30 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power Sunday across the tri-state area, after a powerful storm swept through the northeast.
The storm, which contained gusting winds as strong at 70 mph, knocked down tress and power lines, sparking...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 5:58 PM
The Tri-State area began to slowly rebound Tuesday from the powerful storm that wreacked havoc across the area and knocked out power to thousands of people.
Those on the South Shore of Long Island, whom seemed to bare the brunt of Saturday's storm, are...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 3:31 PM
The Long Island Power Authority says electricity is slowly being restored to those who have been without power since Saturday's brutal storm.
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, LIPA was reportedly down to 13,000 outages from 263,000 at the height of the storm....
| Oct 7, 2009
| 12:53 PM
NEW YORK (WPIX) -- Many people in the Tri-State area are in the dark Wednesday after high powered winds moving through the area knocked down power lines.
The Long Island Power Authority is reporting 7,292 customers on Long Island and the Rockaways...