Tropical Storm Lee

Pile of debris from superstorm Sandy on a lawn in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Plan For $1.7B In Sandy Aid; Some Will Go To Irene, Lee

Nearly $260 million will be used to reduce the risk of future damage. Over $170 million will cover voluntary buyouts to residents in flood areas.

03/12/2013

Irene's aftermath - West Nyack, NY (file / credit: West Nyack Fire Department)

Rockland, NYC Residents Can Get Tax Break With Post-Storm Reassessment

Homeowners who experienced catastrophic damage by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee may soon have new recourse.

12/28/2011

Debris on a road in Upper Saddle River, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Paterson Lawmakers Censure Mayor Over Hurricane Irene Overtime Pay

Mayor Jeffrey Jones refused to testify on Oct. 12 after the council wouldn’t delay its hearing to give him more time respond to a request for payroll record, calling the proceeding “a kangaroo court.”

10/27/2011

Chris Pawelski with the onions (credit: eBay)

Orange County Farmer Selling Bag Of Onions For $150K To Save Farm

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Such is the case for a farmer in Orange County.

10/20/2011

Passaic River - Fairfield, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Rain-Soaked New Jersey Braces For More Flooding

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire state through Saturday afternoon.

09/23/2011

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No Aid Yet For Irene, Lee Flooding Victims After House Kills Spending Bill With Disaster Relief

If you’re a Tri-state area resident waiting for a FEMA check because of flooding, you’re going to have to keep waiting.

09/22/2011

Mona Goodman, Long Beach City Council Vice President, cleans up flood waters at her home after Hurricane Irene swept through on August 28, 2011 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

New York Offers Help To Replace Flood-Damaged Appliances

People can start applying for the money on Monday by contacting NYSERDA at 1-877-697-6278 or through its website, where more information is available.

09/15/2011

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

Gas Pump/file (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Prices Jump After Irene, Tropical Storm Lee

If you filled your gas tank this Labor Day weekend you know it cost a lot more than it did last year and as you return home from your holiday weekend make sure you have some extra cash to fill up your tank.

09/05/2011