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Trees down at Franklin Place and Spencer Drive Paramus, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Tornado Touched Down Near Paramus During Monday Storms

A tornado touched down near Paramus, N.J. during the round of violent storms Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed.

10/08/2013

(credit: Alex Denis/WLNY)

Josh Duhamel, More Celebrities Take Part In Habitat For Humanity Charity

The film star and soon-to-be first-time dad kicked off the third annual Valspar Hands for Habitat charity campaign on Monday. The initiative auctions the painted hand prints of Hollywood’s hottest stars, like Lea Michele, Heather Graham, Naomi Watts, Stacy Keibler, Minka Kelly, Kate Bosworth and Susan Sarandon, to benefit Habitat for Humanity’s Disaster Response Programs.

08/19/2013

Storms downed trees in Manahawkin after a tornado warning on Aug. 13, 2013. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touched Down In Ocean County

The twister touched down at 10:05 a.m. with maximum speeds of 75-85 mph. It was two miles in length and about 50-100 yards wide, the National Weather Service said.

08/13/2013

Storm damage in Berkeley Heights, NJ on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Residents Cleaning Up After Tornado Hits NJ, Other Strong Storms Slam Tri-State

The tornado touched down at 9:17 a.m. in Berkeley Heights in Union County. Forecasters say the twister was on the ground for about 10 minutes and cut a path of about 50 yards wide and 4.8 miles long through New Providence and Summit.

07/02/2013

Trees down in Berkeley Heights, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Tornado Strikes N.J.; Other Parts Of Region Hit Hard By Similar Storm

The twister set down and traveled approximately 4.8 miles through New Providence into Summit with sustained winds of 85 mph, the National Weather Service said.

07/01/2013

Saint Augustine School in New City, N.Y. (file / credit: Saint Augustine School)

It’s Last Week For 26 Schools In New York Archdiocese

As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.

06/19/2013

AmeriCares relief supplies (credit: AmeriCares)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The World

Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.

06/10/2013

Supplies bound for Oklahoma are loaded into a trailer in Island Park, N.Y. - May 28, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Sandy-Ravaged L.I. Community Sends Aid To Tornado-Ravaged Oklahoma

In just a few short days, Sandy-ravaged Island Park residents raised thousands of dollars in supplies for Oklahoma tornado victims.

05/28/2013

President Barack Obama tours a tornado affected area on May 26, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Obama is in the Oklahoma City area to survey damage from the tornado which struck a week ago and meet with victims and first responders.  (From left: City of Moore Mayor Glenn Lewis, unidentified, Obama, Rep Tom Cole, R-OK, and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Continues His Role As Consoler-In-Chief With Visit To Moore, Okla.

President Barack Obama visited tornado-devastated Moore, Okla. Sunday, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property and promising that the government will be behind them “every step of the way.”

05/26/2013

Lightning strikes during a thunder storm as seen over a tornado devastated home on May 23, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoboken Councilman Coordinates Tornado Relief Efforts With Oklahoma Church

Upon seeing the heartbreaking devastation play out on his television screen, Tim Occhipinti, a Hoboken councilman, started making calls. Eventually he reached a Wal-Mart in Oklahoma City.

05/23/2013

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-N.Y.) (credit: Twitter)

NYS Assemblyman In Tornado-Ravaged Okla. To Repay Support Given During Sandy

“As I walk around and there’s an mixture of confusion and grief and just so much uncertainty, that’s exactly what we felt six months ago.”

05/22/2013

Piles of debris lie around the northeast corner of Plaza Towers Elementary school after it was damaged by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Moore, Okla. Residents’ Lives In Shambles After Tornado

Residents of Moore, Okla., have begun the painful process of picking up the pieces of their lives, after the devastating tornado that ripped through the town on Monday.

05/21/2013

(Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

How To Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

Several disaster relief groups are on their way to Oklahoma to help victims who were displaced after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday.

05/21/2013

Tornado Outbreak Slams Through Oklahoma

Tri-State Area Sends Help To Oklahoma Town Devastated By Tornado

As the sun rose over the shattered community of Moore, Oklahoma, the state medical examiner’s office cut the estimated death toll by more than half, saying at least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children.

05/21/2013

Jeremy Hefner (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images); yellow caution tape marks off the area surrounding the heavily damaged Moore Medical Center after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Tornado Devastation In Moore, Oklahoma Hits Home For Mets’ Hefner

Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner still has family living in Moore. He said he had been in contact with his mother, who told him his cousins and uncles were OK.

05/21/2013

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