Flood victims return to their homes in Paterson as waters recede

PATERSON - Some flood victims are heading back to their homes today as water recedes in Paterson. Many streets are now filled with toxic mud.

One family made their way back home for the first time and found more damage than they could have ever imagined. The floors in Jason Mays' home are caked with toxic sludge. The floodwater knocked down his refrigerator.

During the past four-days the Salvation Army of Paterson has given away more than 300 meals. Friday night's menu included chicken and burgers.The city of Paterson is planning a family fun day at four locations across the city including East Side High, where there will be free food and games. President Obama is visiting Paterson Sunday. News 12 New Jersey will have coverage of that visit.

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