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National Guard vehicle at the corner of Clinton and 3rd in Hoboken - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: David Wachs)

Rescues Continue In Hoboken As Parts Of City Still Flooded By Hudson River

Hoboken officials said some supplies are running low days after Superstorm Sandy caused the Hudson River to flood 25 percent of the city.

11/01/2012

The casket of Army National Guardsman Noel Polanco, draped in an American flag, is carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church in Queens on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

GCP Shooting Victim Noel Polanco Posthumously Promoted At Funeral In Queens

Members of the Army National Guard lined a street in Corona Friday as the casket of a fellow guardsman, who was shot and killed by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway, was carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church.

10/12/2012

Rev. Al Sharpton (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) and Noel Polanco (Facebook.com)

Rev. Al Sharpton Supports Mother Of Noel Polanco Following Fatal Shooting On GCP

Sharpton hugged Cecilia Reyes during an appearance on Saturday at his Harlem headquarters. He said it’s “unthinkable for a mother to have to bury her child.”

10/06/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

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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

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Serious Flooding Concerns Remain In N.J.

Floodwaters rose all across New Jersey, closing roads from side streets to major highways as Irene, the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in more than a century, weakened and moved on, leaving more than 600,000 homes and businesses without power.

08/28/2011

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Gov. Christie Tells New Jerseyans To ‘Get The Hell Off The Beach’

“The most important bit of advice I can give to any of the 8.8 million citizens of this state is think — don’t react — think. Think about what you need to do to protect your life and the life of your family,” Christie said in a news conference.

08/26/2011

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

Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard, and Airmen's Club (credit: CBS 2)

Military Families Enjoy Thanksgiving At Manhattan Club

The families at Thursdays’ celebration come from all over the country and the food is prepared by the Union League Club who started serving holiday meals to troops during the Civil War.

11/25/2010

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