Inland NJ town reeling from river flooding | Synopsis

Inland NJ town reeling from river flooding

Excerpt:

LITTLE FERRY, N. J. — The roads of Little Ferry, a borough about 7 miles from Manhattan, are lined with black trash bags and once-prized possessions damaged by a swell of water brought by Superstorm Sandy. Suches as the surrounding towns of Carlstadt and Moonachie, also located near the Hackensack River, Little Ferry was devastated Oct. 29 when six dirt berms broke from the pressure of a tidal surge. Officials state the water rose five feet in 45 minutes. Lola Palmerini says she has actually lived in Little Ferry for nearly 40 years and has never previously had water enter her home . However last week the 79-year-old and her spouse needed to be saved by the National Guard. She says , “It’s a bad dream. I woke up this morning and cried and cried.

People:

Lola Palmerini

Overall Sentiment: -0.160033

Relevance: 0.267989

Sentiment Quote
-0.242606 She says, “It’s a bad dream. I woke up this morning and cried and cried.”
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.242606
  • Mean: -0.242606
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731

Superstorm Sandy

Overall Sentiment: -0.211422

Relevance: 0.181521

Key:

  • Aggregate Sentiment is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s overall sentiment.
  • The Mean is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s average comment sentiment.
  • The Standard Deviation, when there are enough quotes, will indicate an individual’s consistency of sentiment (i.e. a Standard Deviation of 0 would mean they were very consistent in their sentiment and 1 would mean they were very inconsistent).

Note that quote stats are likely to be meaningless beyond the aggregate score due to the tiny sample size. However, they are always provided just in case you find something useful there.

Additional Info:

Site Provided Keywords:

  • borough
  • hackensack
  • house
  • manhattan
  • national guard
  • tidal surge
  • trash bags

URL Provided Title:

Inland NJ town reeling from river flooding

Site Provided Desc:

The streets of Little Ferry, a borough about 7 miles from Manhattan, are lined with black trash bags and once-prized possessions destroyed by a swell of water brought by Superstorm Sandy. …

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~ by vandal3di3go on December 3, 2012.