Explosion Burns Girl Near Con Ed Office In Harlem

A 14-year-old girl is lucky to be alive after being burned by an explosion near a Con Edison work site in Harlem, according to reports from Patch. Continue Reading →

Sinkhole Opens Up Nearly Swallowing Parked Cars In Washington Heights

A large sinkhole in Washington Heights nearly swallowed two parked vehicles early Monday. Continue Reading →

ConEd Seeks Rate Increase From Harlem To Hollis

Con Ed in harlem 126th streetNew York City-area electric customers would see the overall average bill rise 4.5 percent under Consolidated Edison Inc.’s first rate proposed increase since 2012, part of a plan to boost revenue by $482 million, the utility said Friday.  Continue Reading →

It’s Exploding Manhole Season From Harlem To Hollis

imageTimeOutNY reports that it’s almost February, the streets are filled with slush and ice, and manholes are blowing up left and right. Continue Reading →

Con Ed Accused Of Gas-Safety Violations In Harlem Blast

aptopix-nyc-explosionState regulators on Thursday accused Con Ed of 11 violations of gas-safety regulations in last year’s East Harlem building explosion that killed eight people. Continue Reading →

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