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Emergency text message alerts were received across the city today. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral
Georgia Kral  |  December 15, 2011 2:47 PM | Comments
Wireless customers across New York City received emergency alert texts Thursday during a FEMA alert system test. The whole country will be wired for the alerts by April.
A restaurant in Paterson, N.J. flooded by the overflowing Passaic River on Aug. 30. On Wednesday, federal officials will survey the damage in New Jersey. AP/Julio Cortez.
John Farley  |  August 31, 2011 11:17 AM | Updated: Sept. 1, 10:53 AM | 63 Comments
Flooding from Tropical Storm Irene continues to affect Northern New Jersey. On Wednesday, the president declared New York and New Jersey disaster areas.
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