Passaic River

Empty store shelves in N.J.

NJ Residents Heed Gov. Christie’s Advice To Stock Up Ahead Of Irene

“Everything is cleaned out. I never expected to see this many people in here,” one shopper in Waretown said. “I came to pick up a couple things and just got all wrapped up in the hype I guess.”


Passaic River (Credit: CBS 2)

Body Found In Passaic River Likely Missing NJ Man

Authorities believe a body found in the Passaic River this weekend is that of a Paterson man who went missing last month after being released from a northern New Jersey hospital.


New Jersey Flooding (credit: CBS 2)

Flood Waters Receding, But N.J. Residents Still Furious

As flood-prone areas of New Jersey began drying out Tuesday, angry residents of flooded areas called again on New Jersey’s leaders to do more to keep their roads and homes dry.


Chopper 2HD over flooding in Wayne, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Flooding Continues In Parts Of Garden State

Forecasters said minor to moderate flooding will continue along the Passaic River at Pine Brook and Little Falls and the Rockaway River at Boonton until they begin to recede Tuesday.


Passaic River - Elmwood Park, NJ - File Photo

New Rule Puts Access To NJ Urban Waterfronts In Jeopardy

“The citizens of, in this case, New Jersey, they own the waterfront,” says Hackensack Riverkeeper Bill Sheehan. “People own the waterfront. The people.”


Little Falls residents put out property ruined by flooding (credit: CBS 2)

FEMA Inspecting Parts Of N.J. Wednesday

Contractors hit the streets Wednesday in Little Falls to begin accessing the cost of the cleanup. For many families, their pre-damage assessments are the first step in receiving much needed financial aid.


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.


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.


N.J. flooding

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.


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.


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.


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.


Flooding in Little Falls, NJ (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

N.J. Residents Deal With Rising Waters With More Rain On The Way

Forecasters said between one and three inches of rain could soak the state Thursday and flooding could continue into Friday evening.


A car is seen nearly submerged in a street in Little Falls, NJ - Mar 16, 2010 - Photo: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880

$3.4B Needed For Flooding Problems Along Passaic River

A panel has called for a moratorium on new construction in the basin’s flood plains, which span the eastern Highlands region, Pompton Valley and the Watchung Mountains.


This undated photo released by the Associated Humane Societies, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, shows a rescuer at the Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey Township, N.J., holding one of six soft-shell turtles that were rescued from a roadside in northern New Jersey on Thursday Jan. 20. (AP Photo/Associated Humane Societies)

6 Soft-Shell Turtles Rescued From NJ Roadside

Animal welfare authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for dumping a group of soft-shell turtles by the roadside in New Jersey.