This could take weeks.
[credit provider=”Alison Joyce/Getty Images “] On Tuesday, media outlets were circulating a rumour that Goldman Sachs’ headquarters on Manhattan’s West Street was the only building downtown with power.That was not true.
[credit provider=”Andrew Burton/Getty”] In the days leading up to and following Superstorm Sandy’s rampage along the East Coast, consumer agencies scrambled to get one message out loud and clear: Beware of scams.But even scams themselves turn out to be bogus, as evidenced by rumours of fraudsters posing as ConEd workers […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] UPDATE: ConEd, New York City’s electricity provider, expects power to be restored to all of Manhattan by Saturday, reports Bloomberg and The New York Times.Areas of lower Manhattan, including Wall Street, are expected to have power by this evening.
According to the company’s official Twitter feed, “All of Manhattan is expected back Fri/Sat.” Though some buildings may be down for longer depending on specific water damage.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] Con Edison workers are threatening to strike on July 1 if contract negotiations aren’t worked out when the old deal expires at midnight Saturday, Reuters’ Scott DiSavino reports: If the 8,500 Con Ed workers do walk off, that would leave managers and any crews the company can […]
[credit provider=”Fox News” url=”http://www.myfoxny.com/subindex/weather/severe_weather”] Friday afternoon may find New York’s Consolidated Edison delivering more electricity to its customers than at any time in history.According to ABC News, the utility company has extra crews working to deal with problems as they occur.