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Trees Down, Power Outages Reported In Southern Brooklyn During Flash Flood...

Neighbors reported downed power lines, flooded streets, and fallen trees all over southern Brooklyn Monday afternoon, after a torrential downpour swamped the area at around 5pm. On...

Trees Down, Power Outages Reported In Southern Brooklyn During Flash Flood...

Neighbors reported downed power lines, flooded streets, and fallen trees all over southern Brooklyn Monday afternoon, after a torrential downpour swamped the area at around 5pm. On...

Nearly 7,000 People Left In Dark After Power Outages Strike Southern...

Almost 7,000 people lost power for several hours Sunday after two power outages struck Sheepshead Bay and Gravesend. The first blackout was caused by a...

City Council Passes Treyger’s Bill To Strengthen Communication Infrastructure Against Severe...

The New York City Council on Thursday passed legislation proposed by Councilman Mark Treyger to strengthen telecommunications infrastructure against future storms. During the Hurricane Sandy,...

Warbasse Residents Recall Sandy Panic During Two-Hour Blackout

Residents of the Amalgamated Warbasse Houses panicked last night when a power outage plunged all five buildings of the housing development into blackness for nearly...

Power Outage Hits Marine Park, Leaving Hundreds Without Electricity (Updated)

Update (11:54am): Con Edison informed Sheepshead Bites that all power has been restored. Original post: More than 800 households near the Marine Park - Sheepshead Bay border are...

McDonald Playground Bathroom Reopened After Two Years

By Aliza Chasan Two years after Superstorm Sandy, one park in Gravesend is just now getting power back. Though the streets in the area didn't see much...

McDonald Playground Bathroom Reopened After Two Years

By Aliza Chasan Two years after Superstorm Sandy, one park in Gravesend is just now getting power back. Though the streets in the area didn't see much...

BREAKING: Nearly 1,000 Without Power In Gerritsen Beach – Restoration Estimated...

UPDATE (2:06 p.m.): Con Edison just informed us that the restoration time has been bumped up to 3:00 p.m. Power went out due to "equipment failure"...

Manhole Fires & Power Outages Popping Up Around Neighborhood

It appears that all of this snow, salt, and slush are wreaking havoc on the city's underground utilities. Neighbor Erik Botsford spotted a manhole fire...

Manhole Problems & Power Outages Around The Neighborhood

The ice and snow and slush aren't just causing difficulties for those of us wearing boots that aren't waterproof enough -- we're starting to...

Downed Electrical Line Causes Early Morning Power Outage For 7,700+ Con...

As many as 7,724 Con Edison customers along a broad swath of Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend and Manhattan Beach were left without power this morning...

Con Edison Boasts Of Good Service During Heat Wave’s Record Power...

Heat waves are the worst. While I'm lucky to have an air-conditioner, I sometimes find myself staring at my small wall unit and imagining...

Coney Island Hospital Still Not 100 Percent

It has been six months since Superstorm Sandy caused millions of dollars of damage to Coney Island Hospital and even though the facility has...

15th Street Reporting Power Outages

A reader on 15th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue, wrote this morning to say that she, and several neighbors, had reported power outages...