Hefty Storm Damage Leaves Thousands In Southern Jersey Still Without Power The storms left behind a path of destruction in Atlantic and Cumberland counties. The damage is estimated to be worse than that caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
Irene Boosted Beach Closings In NJ, NY Last YearThe report, using government data, found that in New York and New Jersey, there were 1,972 days when beaches were closed or advisories issued to the public, compared to 1,065 in 2010.
Conn. A.G. Wants Utilities To Pay For Failed Response To Irene, Halloween StormConnecticut's Attorney General wants the state's two major utilities to pay for what he called a failure to plan for and adequately respond to last year's major storms.
NYC OEM: Get Ready For Hurricane SeasonThe city's Office of Emergency Management has a new edition of its Ready New York hurricane guide that includes tips on how to prepare for any emergency as well as how to secure your home before a storm hits and how to develop a hurricane disaster plan.
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.
Preservation New Jersey Lists State's Most Endangered Historic PlacesSome of New Jersey's historic sites are on the verge of withering away. So a group has come up with a list to draw attention to them, WCBS 880's Levon Putney reported.
To Fight Outages, CL&P Steps Up Tree Trimming EffortAfter last year's severe weather brought down many trees, which took down many power lines, Connecticut Light & Power has stepped up its tree trimming efforts, but not everyone is on board.
Gov. Malloy Seeks New Standards For Utilities In Wake Of StormsGov. Dan Malloy believes setting benchmarks for Connecticut utilities will improve their response to storms.
Two Storm Panel Recommendations Include Tree Removal FundIt took more than a week for some in Connecticut to get their power back after Irene and the freak October snowstorm. In many cases, it was because of so many downed trees.
Connecticut Two Storm Panel Hands Down RecommendationsThe 'Two Storm Panel' called upon by Gov. Dan Malloy to investigate the response to both Irene and the freak Halloween weekend snowstorm has handed down its recommendations.
Authorities Conduct N.J. Repair Sting After Tropical Storm IreneBack in August, Tropical Storm Irene left thousands of homes across the Garden State flooded and mold-infested. But in addition to the damage, homeowners had to contend with unregistered contractors.
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.
WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 1 - IreneWe've reached the end of our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011. The number 1 story has a name, and she sure left her mark.
Rockland, NYC Residents Can Get Tax Break With Post-Storm ReassessmentHomeowners who experienced catastrophic damage by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee may soon have new recourse.
CL&P Develops Plan To Boost Reliability In Wake Of Irene, Nor'easter DisastersAfter disastrous power outages following Tropical Storm Irene and the freak October snowstorm, and with a new president at the helm, Connecticut Light & Power has unveiled a plan to boost the reliability of its electrical grid.