Power Outage

Con Edison
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July 21, 2019 - 8:45 pm
Thousands of New York City residents are grappling with power outages as extreme heat continues to bake the metro area.
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Con Edison truck
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July 17, 2019 - 8:01 pm
Another power outage slammed Staten Island Wednesday evening, marking the second outage in 24 hours to hit the borough.
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NYC blackout
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July 15, 2019 - 6:10 pm
Con Edison on Monday said a relay protection system that should have isolated a faulty distribution cable but didn't led to the massive blackout in Manhattan this weekend.
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Bill de Blasio
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July 15, 2019 - 1:22 pm
De Blasio sidestepped criticism from numerous quarters, including from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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NYC blackout
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July 14, 2019 - 9:30 pm
A power outage struck the heart of Manhattan on the anniversary of a 1977 blackout— stranding passengers on subways, gridlocking drivers that had to navigate the streets without traffic lights and bringing the curtain down on Broadway shows.
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nyc blackout AP
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July 14, 2019 - 10:49 am
A power outage crippled the tourist-filled heart of Manhattan just as Saturday night Broadway shows were set to go on, sending theater-goers spilling into siren-filled streets, knocking out Times Square's towering electronic screens and bringing subway lines to a near halt.
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July 13, 2019 - 9:55 pm
Authorities say a widespread power shortage in Manhattan has left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled.
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Queens Transformer Explosion
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December 27, 2018 - 10:18 pm
A transformer explosion in Queens knocked out power to LaGuardia Airport and lit up the night sky blue Thursday.
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PSEG Jersey
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October 21, 2018 - 10:33 am
Downtown Newark is coming back to life after a largescale power outage left much of the area without power overnight Sunday.
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