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Opposition Growing Against Proposed N.Y.-N.J. Oil Pipeline

Opposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.

05/20/2014

Irene's damage on Seven Lakes Drive is seen from Chopper 880 - Sloatsburg, NY - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Sloatsburg Residents Proud Of Response To Irene, One Year Later

The Rockland County village of Sloatsburg, like most of the Tri-State Area, was not spared the damaging force of Tropical Storm Irene one year ago. But you won’t catch its residents complaining about it.

08/29/2012

A driver climbs out of the window of his SUV on the Bronx River Parkway in Westchester after his car got stuck in deep water on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Wet Weather Gone But Wind, Flooding And Outages Remain

There is flooding and power outages in parts of the Tri-State after heavy rain and some snow moved through the area Wednesday night.

12/08/2011

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Eight Injured When New York Trailways Bus Crashes On Thruway Near Sloatsburg

There were 17 people were on board the bus. Six people were injured, though none of the injuries are considered to be life threatening.

10/18/2011

A utility crew is seen at work in Lewisboro, NY - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

President Obama Signs Irene Disaster Declaration For Upstate New York Counties

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.

08/31/2011

A Pompton Lakes house that exploded in an evacuated flood zone in Pompton Lakes, NJ on Aug. 29, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Rising Flood Waters Devastate Pompton Lakes; Flooded Home Explodes

A house in the middle of a flood zone in Pompton Lakes exploded early Monday, sending clouds of smoke and flames into the air.

08/29/2011

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

Ford Logo (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Ford To Clean Up Toxic Waste From Former Mahwah Plant

Toxic paint is the scourge of New Jersey’s industrial past, when the largest auto plant in the United States was right in Mahwah.

07/15/2011

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

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.

03/08/2011