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Four Power Failures Hit Teaneck in Three Days

Teaneck recreation center briefly without power Tuesday morning.

The fourth power outage in three days hit Teaneck Tuesday, knocking out service to the town's recreation center and leaving some customers without electricity for about four hours. 

The latest outage was reported around 5:20 a.m. and blamed on an "issue with an overhead circuit," according to PSEG spokeswoman Deann Muzikar. Ninety-eight customers were impacted and power was restored around 9 a.m. 

Officials briefly closed the Richard Rodda Center because of the outage, but the facility had since reopened with classes set to run on schedule, a message posted on the town's Twitter account said

Another outage, reported shortly before 3 a.m., impacted 493 Teaneck customers and was caused by a "cable failure," the spokeswoman said. Services was restored about an hour later. 

Tuesday's utility failures were the latest in a string of PSEG outages to impact Teaneck. 

On Monday, . The animal "came in contact" with temporary repairs done after . 

PSEG recently started work to upgrade the power substation next door to the Rodda Center in what the company has said is an effort to increase reliability for area utility customers. 

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Latest updated 11:20 a.m. 

Diane Schwarz January 15, 2013 at 07:33 PM
Well, I missed Zumba at 9:30!

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