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Buying Snowblowers at Lowe's in Butler, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

With Wintry Weather & Snow On Its Way, Tri-State Residents Say ‘It’s Nuts’

Starting Saturday afternoon, a wintry mix is expected to hit the Tri-State Area.

10/28/2011

P.S. 9 - Passaic, NJ (file / credit: Passaic City Schools)

Counseling Helps Young Storm Victims At Passaic School

P.S. 9 took in over 200 children from Paterson and other neighboring towns whose schools were flooded out after last month’s storms. The new students need help fitting in.

10/07/2011

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

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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

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Paterson, N.J. Residents Hope Presidential Visit Will Bring Relief

“A lot of people don’t have nothing. Nothing, nothing, nothing,” business owner Manuel Benitez told CBS 2′s Dave Carlin.

09/03/2011

Sherwood Schwartz reacts at his Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony - Mar 7, 2008 (credit: AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Passaic-Born Sherwood Schwartz, Creator Of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ And ‘Brady Bunch,’ Dies

Sherwood Schwartz, writer-creator of two of the best-remembered TV series of the 1960s and 1970s, “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch,” has died at age 94. He was born in New Jersey and grew up in New York.

07/12/2011

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Cops: Passaic High School Student Stabbed Four Times Outside Of School

Police said they were called to the school just before 7:30 a.m. after a fight broke out between three or four people outside a Passaic Avenue apartment building across the street.

05/12/2011

Communications clerk Angel Castro monitors a remote surveillance camera view in the newly-opened Surveillance Operations Center - Newark, NJ - July 1, 2008 - Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Cities Getting Grants For Crime Fighting Technology

17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.

04/06/2011

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Probe Continues In Passaic Apartment Building Fire

Authorities in northern New Jersey still don’t know what caused an apartment building fire that injured five people and displaced dozens of residents.

01/15/2011

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Police Conduct Emergency Drill In North Jersey

State troopers and emergency responders will be conducting drills throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties until Friday.

12/14/2010

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Passaic Factory Fears China Will Get Girl Scout Work

Workers at a New Jersey factory fear they could lose their jobs if the Girl Scouts of the United States of America takes its business to China.

10/29/2010

Budget Cuts Curb After-School Programs In N.J.

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) – Budget cuts have cost funding to after-school programs that serve nearly 9,000 children of the working poor in New Jersey.

09/14/2010

Missing Boys Found Unharmed In Passaic

A 9-year-old boy and his 14-year-old cousin who went missing Monday night in Passaic have been found.

08/31/2010

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