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Long Island Power Outages

Long Island Power Authority Sends Customers Bills Despite Weeks Spent Without Power

Posted 11.25.2012 | Business

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) customers in some of Hurricane Sandy's hardest hit areas were frustrated to receive normal electric bills this cycl...

LIPA COO RESIGNS After Criticism For Slow Sandy Response

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The chief operating officer of a utility company heavily criticized for its response to Superstorm Sandy is stepping down. The Lon...

Long Island Utility Response Leaves Some Residents Fuming

AP | FRANK ELTMAN and MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. -- Priscilla Niemiera has a message for officials at the Long Island Power Authority. "I'd tell them, get off your rear end and do y...

Matt Sledge

Lights Out, Long Island: Nor'easter Worsens Power Outage Woes

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

EAST HILLS, N.Y. -- A nor'easter's wind, snow and rain swept through Long Island, N.Y., with pitiless severity on Wednesday night, plunging an additio...

Matt Sledge

Union Claims Verizon Delaying Hurricane Irene Repairs To Punish Workers For Strike

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A union official alleged Tuesday morning that Verizon is slowing post-Irene repairs for thousands of phone, internet and TV customers on L...