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Uprooted tree damages a sidewalk on West Oakdene Avenue in Leonia, NJ Friday, September 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Residents, Crews Begin Storm Damage Clean Up In Leonia, NJ

Severe weather that hit the Tri-State area Thursday evening caused some significant damage to one New Jersey town.

09/30/2011

Flooding is seen from Chopper 880 in the area of Little Falls and Fairfield in New Jersey - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Little Falls Secures Some Buyout Money From FEMA

Flood waters are long gone, but it is still a struggle in part of Little Falls.

09/20/2011

Flooding is seen from Chopper 880 in the area of Little Falls and Fairfield in New Jersey - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Warns Of Post-Flood Scam

Homeowners in Little Falls received a “Financial Recovery Awards” letter in which the “Payment Security Administration” told recipients they’ll receive up to $27,500.

09/14/2011

Flood damage hit Little Falls in September of 2011 . (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Aid On Its Way For Flood Victims In NY, NJ

As flood victims continue to clean up after Hurricane Irene and rain from Tropical Storm Lee, there is some good news from federal officials.

09/14/2011

Waterlogged furniture sits on along Riverside Drive as a trash bag floats in floodwaters in Wayne, N.J., where the Passaic River has overflowed its banks and reached a community for the fourth time in six months following a storm, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Passaic, Pompton River Flooding Still Poses Threat In NJ

Rising rivers flooded roadways in some of the same communities hit hard by Hurricane Irene as several hundred New Jersey residents remained in shelters Friday, waiting for waters from Tropical Storm Lee to recede.

09/09/2011

Flood damage hit Little Falls in September of 2011 . (credit: CBS 2)

As Flood Damage Mounts, Weary NJ Residents Seek Aid, Answers

“Something needs to happen. Somebody needs to do something because we’re being ignored for much too long,” Jay Hida said.

09/08/2011

(credit: AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

For Many In New Jersey, Floodwaters From Irene Are Giving Way To Huge Piles Of Trash

At last able to get back to their possessions, many in the Garden State are finding them hopelessly destroyed by the flood.

09/02/2011

Flooding In Little Falls, N.J. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

FEMA Denies New Jersey Request For Flood Aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied Gov. Chris Christie’s request for a “major disaster declaration” to help towns and residents recover the costs from March floods.

04/22/2011

Heavy rains caused significant flooding in Paterson, New Jersey on March 12, 2011. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NJ Flood Victims Getting Help From Red Cross, Salvation Army

Cleaning kits were loaded onto an oversized municipal truck in Little Falls to help residents get their lives back.

03/15/2011

1010 WINS listener Deb Derby (right) of Mahwah helps out Lois by offering to put her and Susie up in a pet-friendly hotel. (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

New Jersey Residents Lend Helping Hand To Flood Victim

Many roads in flood-struck areas were expected to remain closed until sometime Monday or even Tuesday.

03/14/2011

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Rain-Swollen East Coast Waterways Slowly Recede

Rain-swollen waterways in northern New Jersey were slowly receding Sunday after cresting overnight, causing fewer evacuations than expected but still flooding roadways around in the region.

03/13/2011

Parkway Avenue in Little Falls, N.J. (Photo/Steve Sandberg, 1010 WINS)

Frustrated NJ Residents Describe Flooding Plight

Hundreds of people remained out of their homes Saturday as major flooding continued along the Passaic and Raritan rivers in New Jersey.

03/12/2011

Firefighters evacuating trapped residents by boat in Lodi. (Photo: Steve Sandberg)

Flooding Tri-State Rivers Shut Down Roadways, Force Evacuations

Flooded rivers in the Tri-State Area forced road closures and evacuations from New Jersey to Westchester County on Friday, and residents were left waiting to see how bad the damage would be once the rivers crest.

03/11/2011

Heavy rains over the weekend had already caused flooding concerns in Lincoln Park before even more rain drenched the area Thursday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Flood Fears Intensify As Rain Continues To Drench New Jersey

Heavy rains drenched already flood-weary communities in New Jersey on Thursday, forcing thousands of residents to prepare for disaster.

03/10/2011

Great Falls in Paterson, NJ (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

N.J. Braces For Even More Flooding, Thanks To Thursday Deluge

Thousands of residents in flood-prone neighborhoods across New Jersey were bracing themselves for additional rain headed into the area.

03/09/2011

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