Manville

A small plane came down in a residential area in Hillsborough as it approached Central Jersey Regional Airport on July 16, 2014, officials said. (credit: CBS 2)

Pilot Hurt After Small Plane Crashes In Yard Near Airport In Hillsborough

The plane came down around 10:20 a.m. in a yard off Sunnymeade Road in Hillsborough Township.

07/16/2014

Flooding at the superfund site caused by Hurricane Irene. (credit: epa.gov)

Environmental Protection Agency Deems New Jersey Superfund Site Clean

It’s been nearly 100 years since the 50-acre property in Manville began its toxic downward spiral from industrial pollution. Now, the EPA is deeming it clean.

03/08/2014

Abandoned home in Manville, N.J. Many houses remain vacant following damage from 2011's Hurricane Irene. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Town Still Partially Vacant From Hurricane Irene

Irene’s floodwaters heavily damaged so many properties that many homeowners stopped fighting with insurance companies and stopped paying their mortgages.

07/12/2013

Gov. Chris Christie Holds News Conference Oct. 28, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Warns Against Complacency As Residents Still Cleaning Up From Irene Brace For Damage

While the exact track of the Category One storm is still unclear, “it’s going to make landfall in New Jersey, that’s clear,” Christie told reporters Sunday afternoon.

10/28/2012

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

Flood-Damaged Homes In NJ To Be Bought Out By FEMA

Many in New Jersey are fed up with the frequent flooding in their area and want out.

12/09/2011

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

Hot water heater explosion in Manville, NJ (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Officials: Manville Explosion Caused By Pressure Build Up In Boiler, Not Gas

As two PSE&G workers were heading into the basement of a Manville home, the boiler exploded.

09/04/2011

PSE&G At A Home (credit: CBS 2)

PSE&G Workers Rushed To Hospital Following Explosion In N.J. Home Basement

A PSE&G crew was working to restore power at a home on 112 Huff Avenue when something in the basement blew.

09/03/2011

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Some Manville, NJ Residents Worried About Looting, Repeat Flooding As Clean Up Begins

On Bob Kaminski’s debris filled lawn is a sign that demands attention: “You Loot, I Shoot.”

09/01/2011

Rescue workers search for people on August 30, 2011 in Paterson, NJ. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Paterson Sunday As Flooding Woes Continue

Flooding continues to be a major problem in Paterson, where several streets turned into rushing rivers as the water churned over corners and down roads.

08/31/2011

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Flood Waters Force Residents In Wallington, NJ To Evacuate

Residents in Wallington said they received messages Tuesday morning that evacuations would take place. Some people struggled to make sense of flooding and shocked by the pure scale of the damage.

08/30/2011

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Amazing Video Shows Exactly Why You Shouldn’t Drive In Standing Flood Water

The vehicles in question are apparently LMTVs, which stands for “Light Medium Tactical Vehicles.” Officially, they are apparently M1078 Standard Cargo Trucks. They can carry up to 5,000 pounds of cargo and can also carry troops. They weigh several tons. They are not built to swim.

08/30/2011

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