Inland NJ town reeling from river flooding | Synopsis

Inland NJ town reeling from river flooding

Rita's Italian Ice in Little Ferry New Jersey fund Raiser for Ridgefield Fire Company 1

Rita’s Italian Ice in Little Ferry New Jersey fund Raiser for Ridgefield Fire Company 1 by Anthony Quintano
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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 destroyed by a swell of water brought by Superstorm Sandy. Likes the neighboring towns of Carlstadt and Moonachie, additionally found near the Hackensack River, Little Ferry was devastated Oct. 29 when 6 dirt berms broke from the pressure of a tidal surge. Officials say the water rose 5 feet in 45 minutes. Lola Palmerini states she has lived in Little Ferry for almost 40 years and has never ever previously had water enter her house. However last week the 79-year-old and her husband had to be recovered by the National Guard. She states, “It’s a bad dream.

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:

Webpage Provided Title:

Inland NJ town reeling from river flooding

Webpage 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. …

URL Provided Keywords:

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

Source Webpage: Inland NJ town reeling from river flooding

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~ by vandal3di3go on February 12, 2013.

 
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