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Rep. Albio Sires and others hold a news conference at Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J. - July 8, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Residents, Officials Call For Ban On Tourist Helicopters

A number of residents and officials in New Jersey are tired of the noise from low-flying tourist helicopters on their side of the Hudson River and are now calling for them to be banned.

07/08/2013

FILE -- A person waits to cross the street during a rain storm in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Storms Bring Heavy Rain, Wind To Much Of Tri-State Area

Round two of wet weather settled over parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday evening, pushing monthly rainfall totals within reach of the history books.

06/13/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Friends, Colleagues React To Passing Of Sen. Frank Lautenberg

Many remembered the nation’s oldest senator and last World War II veteran in the Senate as a dedicated public servant who fought for the people of New Jersey.

06/03/2013

Flooded street -- Park Ave. Hoboken (John Montone/1010 WINS)

Tempers Rise With Floodwaters As Hoboken Residents Demand Solution To Sewage Problem

In 2012, Sandy filled the streets and basements of Hoboken with water, that was followed by a slew of water-main breaks, and finally a series of flash floods brought on by heavy rain, that left many residents pumping out their homes once again.

05/09/2013

Water flows from a broken water main in Hoboken on March 28, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer: City’s Water Problems Were Years In The Making

Dawn Zimmer said Wednesday that the city’s aging water infrastructure has been neglected for decades.

04/03/2013

Flooding at the Hoboken train station. (credit: Julie Parise/CBSNewYork.com)

Hundreds To Receive Grants From Hoboken Sandy Relief Fund

In the aftermath of Sandy, the Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund was set up to help individuals and businesses. In the months since the storm, more than a million dollars has been raised.

03/20/2013

A National Guard vehicle navigates a flooded Hoboken street after superstorm Sandy - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Hoboken Mayor Zimmer On A Quest For Protective Walls For Her City

Hoboken continues to recover nearly four months after Superstorm Sandy, and now, the flooding from the waterfront is a priority for the town.

02/13/2013

A man aboard a PATH train in the Hoboken station - Dec. 19, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Partial PATH Service Resumes At Hoboken Station; NJT Discontinuing Ferry Service

After about six weeks, there is light at the end of the tunnel for residents of the “Mile Square City.”

12/19/2012

State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut

Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.

12/14/2012

Receding floodwaters from Sandy in Hoboken - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: David Wachs)

Hoboken Mayor Tries To Get Extended FEMA Coverage For Flooded Basement Apartments

There are many basement apartments in Hoboken, and quite a few of them were fouled by sewage and river water as a result of superstorm Sandy.

11/15/2012

President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon arriving in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012 to visit areas hardest hit by Sandy. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Vows To Restore Power, Help Residents In New Jersey

Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.

CBS New York–10/31/2012

With limited functioning transportation options people wait for ferry tickets October 31, 2012 in Hoboken. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

National Guard Brought In To Help Residents In Hoboken After Sandy

Some streets in the city still look like lakes, leaving thousands holed up in their brownstones, condos, and other housing.

10/31/2012

The Shoprite on Tenth and Madison in Hoboken after Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Twitter/csantoro03)

Widespread Flooding In Hoboken After Sandy Batters Mile Square City

The city known as the birthplace of baseball and Frank Sinatra is reeling from Hurricane Sandy.

10/30/2012

Water breaches sand dunes in Belmar, NJ as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Sandy Makes Landfall, Devastates Many Areas Of New Jersey

Wind gusts up to 89 mph were reported in Surf City on Long Beach Island, after Sandy made landfall.

10/29/2012

221 Jackson Street - Hoboken, NJ (file / credit: Google Maps)

Water Line Break Leaves Hoboken Seniors Without Water

A service line from the water main servicing 10-story-tall 221 Jackson Street broke, Juan Melli, spokesman for Mayor Dawn Zimmer, told WCBS 880.

06/21/2012

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