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 …

Utility Wants Customers to Cut Non-Essential Power Use

Updated:  PSEG-LI asked customers Friday to eliminate all non-essential power use between 3-7 p.m. as the high temperatures and humidity are expected to strain resources. “Cover sun-facing windows, raise AC settings and use large appliances at night,” the utility said. Friday’s message took a firmer Read More …

PSEG-LI Nearing Completion of ‘Smart’ Meter Installation

PSEG-LI has nearly completed installation of new meters in the Huntington area that it says will improve the accuracy of readings and the efficiency of collecting data on power use. And while some homeowners say the new meters have increased their bills, the utility cites Read More …

Op-Ed: Time for LIPA to Become Full Public Utility

The G in PSEG could stand for Goofy. PSEG this month faces loss of the 12-year contract it got in 2013 to operate Long Island’s electrical grid for the Long Island Power Authority. This stems from its massive failures during Tropical Storm Isaias in August Read More …

Update: Rain, Wind Knock Out Power to Hundreds in Huntington

Update 9 p.m. : More than 600 Huntington customers lost power Christmas morning as strong winds and rain hit the area. By about 9 p.m. all but about 30 had had power restored, PSEG-LI said. Huntington Bay and South Huntington were the most affected, with Read More …