Mahwah River

Items destroyed by Irene - Suffern, NY - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Suffern Still Suffers From Irene, One Year Later

It was one year ago today that Tropical Storm Irene slammed into the Tri-State Area with incredibly destructive rain and many communities are still not back to normal.

08/28/2012

Warehouse Lane in Elmsford on Sept. 8, 2011 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Flood Warnings Through Early Friday For Orange, Rockland Counties

Sandbags are in place in Suffern where the Mahwah River is rising again, inching closer to basements where sump pumps are still warm from last week’s flood.

09/08/2011

Mahwah River (credit: CBS 2)

Orange, Rockland & Westchester County Residents Worried About More Flooding

Overnight rain water joined swollen waterways rushing to the sea. People who have just finished drying out businesses look at places like the brimming Saw Mill River with alarm.

09/07/2011

Items destroyed by Irene - Suffern, NY - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

After Irene, Homes Condemned In Rockland; Putnam Not Qualified For Disaster Aid

After Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on New York City’s northern suburbs, getting back to normal continues to be a struggle.

09/01/2011

A utility crew is seen at work in Lewisboro, NY - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

President Obama Signs Irene Disaster Declaration For Upstate New York Counties

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.

08/31/2011