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A tractor trailer created a web of wires and splinters on East 19th Steet in Midwood this afternoon when it accidentally ripped two utility poles out of the concrete. The accident occurred sometime between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the intersection of East 19th Street and Bay Avenue (just south of Avenue M), and…

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This just in, there has been a transformer explosion on Homecrest Avenue between Ave V and Neck Road Avenue V. We are hearing reports of power and phone outages in the surrounding areas. UPDATE: We are being told that the traffic lights are out on Avenue V from East 12th Street to East 15th Street.…

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With the temperature finally down to tolerable levels after a scorching weekend, Sheepshead Bay and the surrounding neighborhoods aren’t quite in the clear yet. The infrastructural damage Con Ed sustained from record-shattering energy usage is forcing the company to continue choking power output to Sheepshead Bay, Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach and Midwood, among other neighborhoods…

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Unless you’ve been living on the other side of the globe, you know that most of the United States has been under a high heat dome for the last week or so. It doesn’t look like it’s going to get better soon, so it’s time to start taking some precautions. Con Edison has already reduced…

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Coney Island residents and business owners have another year to save more green while going green with Con Edison continuing its sponsorship of the “Going Green in Coney Campaign,” in conjunction with Urban Neighborhood Services (UNS) The campaign, which will enter its second year, provides seminars catered to locals on smart, low-cost energy use. In…

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Con Edison started work on the sidewalk Ocean Avenue between Shore Parkway & Jerome Ave. Pedestrians were walking down the street before they had the chance to notice the signs — which ought to be placed at the entrances of the sidewalk — telling them not to walk there. By the time you notice the…

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Photo courtesy of flybutter [Flickr]. Con Edison has issued warnings to communities in the south of Brooklyn to conserve energy and refrain from using appliances such as air conditioners. According to a customer service representative for the company, while there have been no blackouts in Sheepshead Bay, there has been a spike of usage during…