Some people still aren’t back in their homes and debris is still being cleared from the Passaic River.
State Senator Kip Bateman from Somerville said when drivers don’t follow the road closure signs, they put themselves and first responders at risk, while also diverting attention from the main incident. The bill sponsored by Bateman would increase the fine from $100 to $250 and may require drivers to pay for the cost of their rescue.
The Catskill Park Resource Foundation is running a contest asking people to come up with a new slogan to promote tourism in the area.
More than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.
Last year, the Tri-State Area couldn’t avoid the wrath of hurricane season. So, this year, it’s recommended that you get prepared, WCBS 880′s Monica Miller reported.
Employees at a Staten Island hospital spent the day preparing for disaster on Monday.
The nearly 600-page report found that the Pompton Lakes Dam floodgates worked correctly during Hurricane Irene last August and during flooding in March of 2010 and March of 2011.
Park upkeep or a war on trees? It depends who you ask in one Upper Manhattan neighrborhood.
Nearly six months after Hurricane Irene, some Tri-State Area residents are still picking up the pieces. Many residents across New Jersey and Connecticut are still faced with cleanup and issues surrounding FEMA funds.
Six months after Irene hit the Tri-State area, things are finally getting back to normal in one New Jersey town.
A wind advisory has been issued for Connecticut until midnight Friday. Southwest winds are forecast to remain strong through the afternoon and into this evening with gusts to 50 mph at times.
A home repair sting staged after Tropical Storm Irene has resulted in charges against a dozen unregistered contractors in New Jersey.
The lawyer for 17 Connecticut state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving federal aid after Hurricane Irene said workers who didn’t intend to break the law be allowed to repay money they received.
The eye remembers the strangest things; Like news itself, not always the most important or profound.
We’ve reached the end of our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011. The number 1 story has a name, and she sure left her mark.