Passaic River

Wallington Ave, Wallington N.J.  (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Wallington, NJ Residents Hit Twice By Passaic River Flooding

The swollen Passaic River has delivered a walloping one-two punch to the town of Wallington, N.J. in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

08/31/2011

(credit: CBS 2)

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

Rains and the cresting of nearby waters caused flooding in front of the Hi-Tech auto shop at Farmingdale Rd., and Pompton Plains circle on August 29, 2011 in Wayne, New Jersey. (credit:  Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Flooding Remains Major Concern For NJ Residents After Irene

New Jersey rivers busted out of their banks Monday, causing record floods in some places and leaving residents elsewhere frustrated.

08/29/2011

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.”

08/25/2011

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.

05/01/2011

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.

04/19/2011

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.

04/18/2011

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.”

03/24/2011

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.

03/16/2011

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.

03/15/2011

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.

03/14/2011

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.

03/13/2011

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

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.

03/10/2011

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.

03/09/2011

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