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Snow falls in the East Village - New York, NY - Oct 29, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 2 – Freak October Snowstorm

We’re still counting down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 here at WCBS Newsradio 880 and, at number 2, we have something that doesn’t usually accompany the ghosts and goblins of Halloween weekend.

12/30/2011

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PSE&G Declares Power Restored To ‘More Than 95 Percent Of Affected Customers’

PSE&G thanked customers for their patience as they work to completely restore power. Meanwhile, JCP&L says it should be able to get everyone back on line by Friday night.

11/04/2011

PSE&G worker fixes a power line (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Residents Want Straight Answers From Utility Companies

“If they told you in the beginning it won’t be until Friday, then you know it won’t be until Friday,” Ray Popkin, of Livingston, said.

11/03/2011

President Barack Obama tours damage from Hurricane Irene on Fayette Avenue - Wayne, NJ - Sep 4, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

After Irene, No Day Off On Labor Day For Many In New Jersey

Labor Day turned out to be more work than fun for thousands of New Jersey residents still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Irene. However, electricity has been restored statewide.

09/05/2011

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Paterson, N.J. Residents Hope Presidential Visit Will Bring Relief

“A lot of people don’t have nothing. Nothing, nothing, nothing,” business owner Manuel Benitez told CBS 2’s Dave Carlin.

09/03/2011

Marlboro, N.J. Pool (credit: CBS 2)

Stray Voltage Forces Shut Down Of Community Pool In Marlboro, N.J.

Greenbriar officials suspect a nearby transformer belonging to Jersey Central Power & Light is leaking stray voltage into the pool. An on-site electrician conducted it’s own investigation as did JCP&L. So far, neither will take the blame that their equipment caused the problem.

08/12/2011

Con Edison workers - File. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Heat Causes Power Outages To Thousands Across Tri-State Area

The heat wave is entering its sixth day of sweltering temperatures and stifling humidity and it’s causing power outages across the Tri-state area.

07/23/2011

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NWS: Small Tornado Touched Down In NJ

The Weather Service said Friday that the tornado passed through a portion of Plumsted Township, Ocean County, about 15 miles southeast of Trenton.

09/17/2010

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