It's no secret that Governor Andrew Cuomo is pretty pissed off with the lack of preparedness New York utilities companies had for Hurricane Sandy. It's also no secret that New York utilities companies have absolutely sucked at responding to power outages caused by the storm -- and Cuomo wants to kno ... More >>
We've come a long way, people. At one point we thought the world was flat! Now cruise ships docking at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will get to plug into a giant electrical outlet instead of spreading their diesel fumes into Red Hook. It's taken two years of "plug negotiations" (not the offic ... More >>
Queens residents had been complaining about the old, oil-burning Charles Poletti Power Project plant in Astoria for years. The New York Power Authority opened a new, cleaner, natural-gas-powered plant at the site in 2005, but did not immediately cease operations at the old one. The Authority ... More >>
Police commissioner Ray Kelly has decided to eject reporters from police headquarters -- a move that ends decades of tradition and may be one of the most egregious assaults on freedom of the press and the First Amendment in years.
In a letter dated April 10, Kelly told managing editors of the Times ... More >>