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.
Homeowners who experienced catastrophic damage by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee may soon have new recourse.
From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.
New Jersey’s utility companies have been slammed in a new state report.
The Straphangers Campaign’s Gene Russianoff says among the worst things is that the 2nd Avenue subway project is behind schedule and over budget.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says certain state employees had no business getting the payments of up to $1,200.
Benefits under the federal “Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program” were opened up to Connecticut families after the storm. They could requesting and receive money to replace spoiled food and cover other expenses.
The state saw 60.7 inches of rain through the end of November. Tuesday’s storm helped eclipse the old record of 59.98 inches set in 1996.
Life does not magically return to normal after flood waters recede.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority says toll revenue for the first 10 months of the year is more than $47 million below projections.
One official from Connecticut is reminding those in his state not to pay for services they didn’t get.
“Lets start thinking about what would it be like if there are more Irenes and let’s respond to that, and that’s the focus of this climate report,” said scientist Daniel Bader of Columbia University.
Northeast Utilities says Jeff Butler has resigned as president and chief operating officer of Connecticut Light & Power, which has come under fire for its handling of power outages after last month’s snowstorm.
The co-chair of Gov. Dan Malloy’s panel examining the state’s power companies wants to know how much it would cost to harden the electrical system, even against a storm as strong as a category 3 hurricane.
An elderly Long Island Woman who lost power during Hurricane Irene is getting a one-two punch.