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    Con Ed customers in Staten Island asked to conserve energy amid repairs

    NEW YORK – Residents in Staten Island are being asked Monday to conserve energy while Con Edison crews work to repair equipment problems, the utility said. About 60,000 Con Ed customers are affected by the request. Customers in the following neighborhood are asked to conserve energy by not using washers, dryers, microwaves or air conditioners if they’re not not needed for health or medical reasons: New Brighton, St. George, Tompkinsville, Brighton Heights, Ward Hill, Stapleton, Grymes Hill, Clifton, Silver Lake, […]

  • Heat advisory for NJ, air quality alert for NY as scorching temps hit

    NEW JERSEY — Scorching hot temperatures sparked a heat advisory in New Jersey and an air quality alert in New York on Monday, the National Weather Service said. Much of the Garden State was under a heat advisory as of 11 a.m. It’s set to last until 8 p.m. for Passaic, Bergen Essex, Union, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. Portions of Westchester County in New York are also under that advisory. The heat index values are […]

  • Full list of school closings for NY, NJ and Connecticut

    Schools will close early Monday as high temperatures are expected. Below is a list of school closures in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. This list is being updated as schools make their decisions about closures for Monday, June 18. NEW JERSEY Hackensack SD (Bergen) – Closing at 12:30 p.m. Jersey City SD (Hudson) – Closing at 12:45 p.m. Paterson SD – Closing at 1:10 p.m. Edison SD – Early Kindergarten will dismiss at 11 a.m. Late kindergarten will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. Elementary […]

  • Several New Jersey schools to close early due to excessive heat

    JERSEY CITY — The schools in New Jersey will close early Monday because of excessive heat. Schools in Jersey City, Edison and Paterson will announced Sunday they will be having early dismissals. Jersey City schools will close at 12:45 p.m., and there will also be no after school programs or CASPER programs, the district announced Sunday. Schools will close at 12:45 tomorrow (June 18) because of excessive heat. There will be no after school programs or CASPER. — JCPS District (@jcps_district) […]

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  • Health officials issue excessive heat, air quality health advisory for New Yorkers

    NEW YORK — Expected temperatures in the 90s on Monday and excessive levels of ozone Sunday could both cause health issues for New Yorkers, officials warned. New Yorkers should avoid strenuous outdoor physical activity, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Elderly individuals and small children will be affected the most. “With prolonged heat and humidity in the forecast, I urge New Yorkers to take necessary steps to stay cool,” Cuomo said. “As temperatures continue to rise, I encourage everyone to check on your friends and neighbors […]

  • Young girl rescued by Good Samaritan after falling onto subway tracks in Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN — A female child was rescued by a Good Samaritan Saturday afternoon after she fell onto the subway tracks in Brooklyn, police say. It happened around 3:30 p.m. on the D/N line at the Atlantic Avenue Barclays Center subway station. Police say the girl got off the train, then tried to get back on when the doors closed. The child then ran after the train and fell between two train cars. She was immediately pulled to safety by a […]

  • 7 firefighters injured in Brooklyn house fire

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — At least seven firefighters were injured while battling a fire at a Brooklyn home early Saturday. Fire officials received a call at around 3:42 a.m. about a fire on the second floor of a three-story residence along Sixth Avenue near 49th Street in Sunset Park. Seven firefighters suffered injuries, one with a serious, but non-life-threatening injury, officials said. All firefighters were taken to the hospital for treatment. The cause of the fire is in under investigation.

  • Pedestrian struck in Queens

    FLUSHING, Queens — A pedestrian was taken to the hospital after they were struck in Queens Saturday morning. Officials receive a call at about 9:49 a.m. along College Point Boulevard and 41st Road in Flushing. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital, authorities said. Their condition was not immediately made known. This is a developing story;  check back for updates and get the PIX11 News app to stay informed all day.

  • Pedestrian fatally struck on Long Island

    BRENTWOOD, L.I. — Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian on Long Island early Saturday. Authorities received a call at about 12:54 a.m. Police say a man was walking along Suffolk Avenue near Grant Avenue when he was struck by an SUV traveling east on Suffolk Avenue. The pedestrian, identified as Jorge Flores, 44, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver, Pedro Rivera, 49, was not injured. The vehicle was impounded […]