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Power shut off in Lower Manhattan fearing flooding electrical delivery system

Tuesday, October 30th 2012 - 01:39 UTC
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New York City main power supplier Con Edison begun Monday evening the process of shutting off electrical service to a portion of Lower Manhattan, a move that will protect both company and customer equipment, and allow for quicker restoration after Hurricane Sandy passes. Read full article


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  • toooldtodieyoung

    This is great news for all those crack-heads, robbers, muggers, theives and low-lifes... no street lighting!!!

    Expect the crime rate in the Lower Manhattan district to go through the roof as Hurricane Sandy passes.

    Oct 30th, 2012 - 07:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    That's the majority of the population... Street-party?

    Oct 30th, 2012 - 07:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @1 I don't think there was anyone on the street to mug, sell drugs or thieve. The only people out there were the emergency services. Probably one of the lowest crime rate nights with the only miscreant going by the name of Sandy.

    Oct 30th, 2012 - 08:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rufus

    Looking at the pictures coming out of NYC, I'd have to agree with you Elaine. New York has a very Venetian look to it in most of the shots.

    Street crime doesn't tend to be an issue when the streets are knee-deep in cold water.

    Oct 30th, 2012 - 10:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    ANd if you really fancy crime, street thugs and such.......make your way farther up Manhatten.....not down town

    Oct 30th, 2012 - 03:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    LOL! One of my friends sent me a message from D C.. Office is closed and no power in his apartment so he is working out of Starbucks. : ) Even in the high winds and rain there was a queue in Starbucks.

    Oct 30th, 2012 - 04:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • TipsyThink

    Hi ....I'm Sandy !

    My néxt targét could be Britísh Commonwéalth Coúntries.

    Oct 30th, 2012 - 06:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    East Coasters are a strong breed......we live with hurricane season and deal with winter nor'easters that like last Halloween, dumped several feet of snow.

    Oct 30th, 2012 - 06:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Bonita

    @ 8
    Conqueror Captain Poppy is scare of water,,,,,jejeje

    Oct 31st, 2012 - 04:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton the arse

    @6 ElaineB aka Isolde
    don't dare to travel no where...stay in the islands with the 3,000 retards!

    Oct 31st, 2012 - 07:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Well they've got Wall St back up and running, kinda shows the priorities of those in power...

    Nov 01st, 2012 - 11:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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