Mobile Couch: Preparing Your Home For Dangerous WeatherTV 10-55's Alex Denis spoke to some experts to learn about the proper precautions necesarry when prepping your house or apartment building from wind, rain and other dangerous elements of Mother Nature.
2 In The Kitchen: Tinga’s Blackened Catfish TacosTinga Taqueria in Millburn, NJ was devastated by Irene one year ago. After nearly one year, they are reopened and better than ever! Check out this recipe for their blackened catfish tacos.
North Jersey Communities Still Struggling Nearly A Year After IreneSome people still aren't back in their homes and debris is still being cleared from the Passaic River.
Lawmaker Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Violating Road Closure Signage In New JerseyState Senator Kip Bateman from Somerville said when drivers don't follow the road closure signs, they put themselves and first responders at risk, while also diverting attention from the main incident. The bill sponsored by Bateman would increase the fine from $100 to $250 and may require drivers to pay for the cost of their rescue.
Contest Looks For New Slogan For CatskillsThe Catskill Park Resource Foundation is running a contest asking people to come up with a new slogan to promote tourism in the area.
Officials Meet On L.I. To Discuss Hurricane PreparednessMore than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.
Red Cross Recommends Getting Ready For A HurricaneLast year, the Tri-State Area couldn't avoid the wrath of hurricane season. So, this year, it's recommended that you get prepared, WCBS 880's Monica Miller reported.
Staten Island Hospital Conducts Drill To Prepare For Mass Casualty ScenariosEmployees at a Staten Island hospital spent the day preparing for disaster on Monday.
Report: Dam And Floodgate System In North Jersey Isn't Responsible For FloodingThe nearly 600-page report found that the Pompton Lakes Dam floodgates worked correctly during Hurricane Irene last August and during flooding in March of 2010 and March of 2011.
Parks Dept. Cuts Down Over 100 Trees In Inwood ParkPark upkeep or a war on trees? It depends who you ask in one Upper Manhattan neighrborhood.
6 Months After Hurricane Irene, Tri-State Area Still Dealing With The Aftermath Nearly six months after Hurricane Irene, some Tri-State Area residents are still picking up the pieces. Many residents across New Jersey and Connecticut are still faced with cleanup and issues surrounding FEMA funds.
Cranford Elementary School Finally Reopens After IreneSix months after Irene hit the Tri-State area, things are finally getting back to normal in one New Jersey town.
Malloy Partially Activates Conn. Emergency Center For High WindsA wind advisory has been issued for Connecticut until midnight Friday. Southwest winds are forecast to remain strong through the afternoon and into this evening with gusts to 50 mph at times.
Post-Irene Sting Operation Nabs 12 Unregistered Home Repair Contractors A home repair sting staged after Tropical Storm Irene has resulted in charges against a dozen unregistered contractors in New Jersey.
Malloy Shoots Down Suggestion About Irene Food Stamp InvestigationThe lawyer for 17 Connecticut state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving federal aid after Hurricane Irene said workers who didn't intend to break the law be allowed to repay money they received.