Passaic River

Downed wires in Cliffside Park as a result of Sandy (credit: Dev Zaveri)

More Than 1 Million Customers In New Jersey Still Without Power

For many in New Jersey, it has been days since they saw power, all courtesy of Superstorm Sandy. The utility companies are working around the clock to get the electricity flowing.

11/02/2012

Jersey Shore

High Winds, Intense Waves Slam Jersey Shore As Sandy Bears Down

The storm is forecast to linger for 36 hours, according to experts. The prolonged event means high tides will complicate the effects of the storm.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Prepping for Hurricane Sandy by pumping water from lake Como in Belmar, N.J. (CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Readies For Hurricane Sandy To Come Ashore; River Towns Also Prepare

Having heard scary reports about Hurricane Sandy possibly making a direct hit on New Jersey next week, residents were taking it seriously Friday.

10/26/2012

A flooded street following Hurricane Irene - Little Falls, NJ - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

North Jersey Communities Still Struggling Nearly A Year After Irene

Some people still aren’t back in their homes and debris is still being cleared from the Passaic River.

08/27/2012

Outside E.C. Electroplating Plant in Garfield, N.J. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Bergen County Toxic Site To Be Demolished

The old factory spilled cancer-causing chromic acid into the groundwater and potentially into the nearby Passaic River. The toxic water polluted more than a dozen nearby homes.

08/08/2012

Riverfront Park - Newark, NJ (credit: Newark Riverfront Revival)

WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ Episode 6: Recycling A River

The Passaic River was where they made Agent Orange for the Vietnam war, and then the dioxin was dumped, which ravaged the river. But now, a rebirth is underway, WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot reported.

04/27/2012

(credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Sketch Of Woman Whose Body Washed Up Along Passaic River Released

Anyone who might be able to identify the woman is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office homicide tips line at 1-877-847-7432.

03/26/2012

(credit: Google Maps)

Human Remains Found In Suitcase In Newark

The remains were found near Raymond Boulevard and Van Buren Street not far from Penn Station.

03/05/2012

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

Passaic River - Fairfield, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Rain-Soaked New Jersey Braces For More Flooding

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire state through Saturday afternoon.

09/23/2011

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

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

(credit: CBS 2)

Raging Rivers Rise As New Jersey Residents Face More Flooding Woes

The situation has become bitterly familiar along the swollen Passaic River: More rain, and more flooding.

09/08/2011

NJ Flooding

Some New Jersey Residents Say Flooding Is Making Them Physically Sick

A flood warning is in effect for many parts of New Jersey. The rain that began Tuesday will continue to fall in the saturated region through Thursday.

09/07/2011

Flooding in Little Falls (credit: CBS 2)

Irene-Weary Residents In N.J. Communities Faced With More Flooding

Hurricane Irene stormed through New Jersey last Sunday, but her after-effects are still very much being felt.

09/06/2011

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