Organizations Boost Food Drive, Backpack Collection

PSEG-LI said Thursday that it had raised the equivalent of 42,616 meals through its Power to Feed Long Island campaign. At an announcement in Melville, the company said that  14,897 pounds of food was collected at the six sites, along with $13,367 collected online and Read More …

State Providing Funds for Some Utility Debt

New York is providing $250 million in funding to eliminate pandemic-related utility arrears for residential households, with a priority to low-income households, from March 7, 2020 through March 1, 2022. The funds will be applied to customers’ accounts by the utilities, including PSEG-LI, and various Read More …

Crews Tackling Trees in Huntington to Improve Safety

Highway Department and PSEG-LI crews are out on the streets of Huntington, removing trees that pose a threat to power lines and residents’ safety. With recent reports of falling trees, one of which killed a firefighter from Long Island who was visiting North Carolina, and Read More …

PSEG-LI Warns of Mylar Balloon Hazards

PSEG-LI is warning residents about Mylar balloons, so popular at spring and summer graduation and wedding celebrations, and the problems they can bring if they get entangled in power lines. The metallic Mylar balloons, if released into the air,  can become entangled in overhead electric Read More …

3rd Update: Hochul Says LI is ‘Epicenter’ of Storm

Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency effective at 8 p.m. Friday because of the oncoming blizzard that is expected to hit Long Island hard. In a stop at the state Department of Transportation building in Melville, she said Long Island will likely “Be Read More …

PSEG-LI Workers Place Wreaths on Vets’ Graves

 A group of PSEG Long Island employees, including Margaret Stanco of Greenlawn, recently participated in a nationwide campaign to honor fallen service members by laying wreaths at their gravesites for the holidays. This year, more than 50 co-workers supported the Wreaths Across America movement at Read More …

Opinion: Beware Scam Callers Claiming to Be PSEG-LI

The caller ID read as the phone rang: PSEG, LONG ISLA. Yes, the ND was missing—and that was not all that was missing earlier this month. There was no truth to the call. It was a scam. Our PSEG electric service, the caller advised, would Read More …

PSEG-LI Tops Goal With Summer Food Drive

PSEG-LI said Monday that its Power to Feed Long Island initiative had raised the equivalent of 21,944 meals, exceeding its goal by nearly a thousand meals. At a press conference at the Melville headquarters of Island Harvest Food Bank, John Keating, manager of economic and Read More …

Food, Household Good Drives This Weekend

Island Harvest and PSEG Long Island will be collecting donations of food, personal care items and pet food Friday  as part of Hunger Action Day. PSEG-LI’s  summer-long community initiative is aimed at collecting the equivalent of 21,000 meals at six events across Long Island from Read More …

Update: More Rain, Wind Expected for Huntington Area

Updated: 10:06 a.m. Hurricane Henri was downgraded to a tropical storm Sunday morning, with winds of 39 to 57 mph expected for the Huntington area. A storm surge warning remains in effect for the shoreline. The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved aid for New York Read More …

Hurricane Watch in Effect for Huntington Area

Updated: 7:12 p.m. The National Weather Service issued a hurricane watch Friday for the Huntington area. Tropical Storm Henri is expected to move in the area and into southern New England over the weekend. The storm is expected to more seriously affect eastern Long Island Read More …