- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 21, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Utilities are still reporting some scattered power outages in and around New York City.

On Monday, Consolidated Edison and PSEG Long Island grappled with outages that affected more than 20,000 homes and businesses. They especially affected areas of Staten Island and Nassau County.

Con Edison reduced voltage in Queens and Brooklyn to protect equipment while fixing it.

PSEG Long Island activated a voluntary plan that lets it control air-conditioning use from afar at some homes and businesses.

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