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People climb down a destroyed section of boardwalk after checking the storm's approach in the Rockaway neighborhood on November 7, 2012 in Queens. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Nor’easter Dumps Snow Across Tri-State, Interrupts Sandy Recovery Efforts

The nor’easter, as promised, brought gusting winds, rain and snow and plunged households that waited for days without power because of Sandy back into darkness in temperatures near freezing.

11/08/2012

International Association of Fire Fighters pink logo (credit: iaff.org)

Bristol Mayor Bans Firefighters From Wearing Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Mayor Art Ward said adding new charitable causes to support would create difficulties.

10/10/2012

The remains of a barn belonging to a Bedford Hills family after authorities said it was burned down. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Queens Man Charged In Bedford Hills Home Invasion, Extortion Scheme

A Queens man has been arrested after prosecutors said he tied up members of a Bedford Hills family, burned down their barn and then demanded $3 million from them back in May.

09/14/2012

Ernest Williams Jr. (credit: Handout/Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Montclair Man Arrested in Murder of Villanova Student

Brian Schiavetti was found dead around 6:40 p.m. Sunday in an apartment building on 25 William Street. He had been shot multiple times, police said.

07/27/2012

Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Man ‘Targeted’ In Montclair Shooting Identified As Brian Schiavetti, 21, Of Ridgefield, Conn.

A Connecticut man who was shot and killed in Montclair, N.J. Sunday night was “targeted,” according to authorities.

07/23/2012

Alex Bergman (credit: Handout)

Authorities Find Body Of Westchester Man Who Went Missing In Connecticut

The search is on for a Westchester man who went missing while visiting a home in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

07/09/2012

Ridgefield, NJ (file / credit: Borough of Ridgefield)

Ridgefield Goes Extra Mile In Anti-Bullying Efforts

Tough anti-bullying measures took effect in New Jersey schools in September, but what’s happening in Ridgefield is different.

01/25/2012

Classroom (File - credit: CBS 2)

Ridgefield Considers Outlawing Bullying

Ridgefield is on the brink of a first.

12/19/2011

Crews work on fixing power lines in Danbury, Connecticut (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Abounds Over Outages In Storm-Struck Connecticut

For the fourth day in a row, many places in the state are still awaiting good news as electric companies continue to assess the situation.

11/02/2011

The stage for the Korean Harvest Festival under construction at Overpeck Park - Ridgefield, NJ - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

New York Korean Festival Taking Place In New Jersey This Weekend

Organizers say problems obtaining permits forced them to move New York’s annual Korean harvest festival to New Jersey.

10/06/2011

A sign on a window following Irene - Ridgefield, CT - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Ridgefield, CT Braces For More Heavy Rain, Flooding

Irene left every single residence and business in the town of Ridgefield without power and the flooding damage was immense.

09/23/2011

Two women look at a home that had a tree fall on it during Tropical Storm Irene on August 30, 2011 in Southport, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama Declares Major Disaster In Five Conn. Counties; Many Residents Still In The Dark

The federal funding will be available to state and local governments and some nonprofits for emergency work and repair in five Connecticut counties. They include Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London.

09/03/2011

A sign on a window following Irene - Ridgefield, CT - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Thousands Still Remain Without Power In Conn. Five Days After Irene

More than 170,000 customers of Connecticut electricity providers remain without power after Tropical Storm Irene and frustrated residents and business owners are pressing the utility companies for answers.

09/02/2011

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Trains Now Moving, But Power Still Out In Parts Of Connecticut

At the Branchville train station in Ridgefield, a sound was heard this morning that hadn’t been heard since Saturday – a train’s horn.

09/01/2011

Gas Prices

Drivers Say High Gas Prices Won’t Ruin Vacation Plans

With gas prices creeping close to $4/gallon or topping $4 in some New York City locations, many travelers are planning ahead for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

05/25/2011

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