Stock Photo: Thousands of gallons of water cascade over the Great Falls of the Passaic River in Paterson, NJ, seen on Saturday, September 3, 2011 Many communities in Northern New Jersey suffered extensive flooding because of Hurricane Irene and President Barack Obam. Thousands of gallons of water cascade over the Great Falls of the Passaic River in Paterson, NJ, seen on Saturday, September 3, 2011 Many communities in Northern New Jersey suffered extensive flooding because of Hurricane Irene and President