Power restored for thousands of Co-op City residents

Power has been restored for thousands of Co-op City residents that were left in the dark after a power outage Tuesday.

Residents in 10 buildings were without heat, electricity and hot water for almost six hours. Co-op City?s management, Riverbay Corporation, says a main transformer failed. Electricity was restored to the buildings by mid-morning.

Residents say while they have seen the NYPD patrolling more since the Co-op City peace officers went on strike, it still wasn?t enough to keep them informed during the blackout.

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