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A power failure on New York's Long Island, leaving about 6,000 customers without power, was caused by a stolen truck pulling down poles, officials said. A Metropolitan Transportation Authority employee, identified as Joel Grasman, 51, took a boom
A bumbling Transit Authority worker stole a MTA truck from a Queens lot early Tuesday then went on a destructive joyride through Long Island that left thousands of residents in the dark, officials said. Nassau County police say Joel Grassman, 51,
N.Y. (AP) Several hundred customers remain without power after a stolen bucket truck pulled down wires and power poles in Elmont, Long Island. Nassau County police arrested the driver; charges are pending. The MTA says the truck was stolen from its
A group of homeowners is suing the Long Island Power Authority and National Grid, saying they caused the massive electrical fires that destroyed homes during Hurricane Sandy. In the suit, 120 homeowners say the utilities should have turned off
A consultant cited in the Moreland Commission report for questionable business relationships with the Long Island Power Authority says it is reviewing the report's claims...The commission was established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to oversee the response
The Moreland Commission was created by Governor Andrew Cuomo to examine the responses of utility companies to Hurricane Sandy...The state Legislature voted Friday to reorganize the utility .
Hervey, who was the acting chief executive of the authority when Hurricane Sandy struck, has been working for Navigant since January, the commission found. Mr. Hervey left the authority late last year amid harsh criticism of the authoritys response
The Senate approved the amendment about 2 a.m. despite pleas from senators who condemned the original law and urged their colleagues to repeal it in its entirety...The Assembly had approved the change in May, and Gov. Andrew M...In the wee hours of
After that, three more casinos could be built in the state, including perhaps these areas. Cyber-cafes a growing and controversial trend also would be banned.
Take Over Long Island Power System Monday May 13, 2013, 4:28 PM The Record Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., owner of New Jersey's largest utility, will take over operations of the Long Island Power Authority, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said