Hurricane Irene

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

Hearing Tomorrow To Clear Up Irene Insurance Claim Confusion In Connecticut

By the time it hit Connecticut, Irene was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm. But many Connecticut residents find themselves having to pay huge deductibles on their insurance claims.

11/14/2011

Connecticut Power Outage (credit: CBS 2)

Utility Claims Late Payment By CL&P Led To Smaller Response To Power Outages

“In truth, there’s quite a few smaller companies like ours that could have sent people, had they gotten paid,” said Carmen Campell, owner of the Michigan-based Campbell Electric.

11/05/2011

Jay Ericson clears snow of branches weighing down on power lines at his home following a snow storm a day earlier in Glastonbury, Conn., Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

More Than 700,000 Still Without Power In Conn. Following Freak Snowstorm

Gov. Dannel Malloy asked for more shelters to be opened up across the state as residents deal with the outages.

10/31/2011

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Garden Skate Open Back Open For Business After Being Damaged By Irene

Did you hear the report about Garden Skate? It’s one of the largest indoor skating facilities in New Jersey and was damaged by Hurricane Irene, leaving it under several feet of water.

10/29/2011

Debris on a road in Upper Saddle River, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Paterson Lawmakers Censure Mayor Over Hurricane Irene Overtime Pay

Mayor Jeffrey Jones refused to testify on Oct. 12 after the council wouldn’t delay its hearing to give him more time respond to a request for payroll record, calling the proceeding “a kangaroo court.”

10/27/2011

FILE - A power crew repairs a transformer (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Residents Voice Complaints To Power Companies On Handling Of Post-Irene Outages In NJ

Residents and town leaders met with power companies Thursday night in Scotch Plains.

10/21/2011

Chris Pawelski with the onions (credit: eBay)

Orange County Farmer Selling Bag Of Onions For $150K To Save Farm

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Such is the case for a farmer in Orange County.

10/20/2011

Pumpkins (file / credit: clipart.com)

Ohio Farmer Donates Pumpkins To Paterson Children

The aftermath of Hurricane Irene is still being felt in New Jersey, especially on pumpkin farms.

10/19/2011

Flooding is seen after Irene from Chopper 880 - Wayne, NJ - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Proposal Would Use NJ Open Space Funds For Flood Buyouts; Measure Advances

There is a proposal in New Jersey to allow towns to be able to tap into state open space funds to help buy out flood-prone properties, similar to what FEMA does.

10/13/2011

Cleanup of the Saw Mill River near Elmsford, NY - Oct 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Saw Mill River Cleanup To Continue This Week

With special permission from the state, Greenburgh and Elmsford work crews have been clearing debris that’s been clogging the Saw Mill River for years.

10/10/2011

Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

FEMA Centers Start Closing As Deadline For Irene Aid Approaches

As affected residents and business owners try to put their lives back together following the Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irene six weeks ago, the deadline to file for federal assistant is approaching.

10/09/2011

Cleanup of the Saw Mill River near Elmsford, NY - Oct 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Cleanup Of Trash, Downed Trees Begins Along Saw Mill River

Westchester County residents have complained for some time that the Saw Mill River is a major cause of flooding, especially after Hurricane Irene. Now something is being done about it.

10/07/2011

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NJ Assemblyman Wants NJTV’s Contract Scrapped

A New Jersey assemblyman is calling on the governor to scrap NJTV after what he calls an “unacceptable” lack of coverage of Gov. Chris Christie’s news conference on Tuesday.

10/05/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Current Republican Presidential Candidates Weigh In On Possible Christie Run

Will he run or won’t he? There are new reports that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reconsidering a run in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

10/02/2011

Sen. Charles Schumer (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Schumer Wants Feds To Pay For Saw Mill River Dredging

After recent flooding, there is a new push by one New York senator to do something to prevent it in the future.

09/26/2011

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