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Hurricane Isaias Brings Major Damage to Staten Island

By STEVE WHITE, Correspondent | August 04, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 081120106

Staten Island, NY - On August 4th, Hurricane Isaias passed over Staten Island, doing major damage to the electrical grid system of Con Edison. A Con Edison outage map showed 37,000 Staten Islanders without power, with an estimated 2,000 downed trees according to the NYC Parks Department. The NYC Office of Emergency Management sent a downed tree task force to the Island.

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