The osprey, a magnificent, once-endangered raptor, has made a comeback thanks to conservation efforts and the banning of the toxic chemical pesticide DDT. There are now about 550 nesting pairs of osprey on the East End of Long Island, where the birds return each spring to nest and breed.
The state Commission on the Future of the LIPA will hold a public hearing Friday at 11 a.m. in Southampton. The hearing will be live-streamed. The commission was established last year to develop an action plan to make LIPA a true public power authority.
The workshop will help low-income PSEG Long Island and National Grid customers eliminate their utility debt. It begins at 5:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Riverhead.
PSEG Long Island is planning upgrades and repairs to power lines in Riverhead to increase circuit reliability and harden infrastructure for severe weather events.
More than 120 PSEG-Long Island employees volunteered to help make Christmas wishes come true for local families in need as part of Salvation Army's 'Angel Tree' program.
A downed power line left 41 customers without power in Baiting Hollow early this morning.
Five bills sponsored by Assemblyman Fred Thiele aimed at increasing transparency, accountability and oversight of the Long Island Power Authority and its contractor PSEG-LI have passed both chambers of the state legislature.
Gov: State has issued notices of apparent violation to PSEG-LI, Altice and others for response to Tropical Storm Isaias
The State Department of Public Service has issued notices of apparent violation to PSEG-Long Island and four other utilities, including Altice USA (Optimum), for their response to Tropical Storm Isaias, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said during a press conference today.