Articles Tagged ‘barack-obama’

Large piles of water-logged furniture and debris clutter the streets of Oceanside, where residents held a rally Nov. 9, 2012 demanding answers and accountability from LIPA and elected officials. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Oceanside Residents Hit by Sandy Blast LIPA, Pols

Anger. Tears. Frustration. Hundreds of Oceanside residents unleashed a torrent of anguish at the Long Island Power Authority and public officials during an emotional rally…



Long Island Elections

Long Island Elections: Unofficial Nassau and Suffolk Results

It’s about 3 a.m. Nov. 7, the morning after Election…



Long Island Elections

Suffolk Republicans Cheer Romaine Win, Boyle Lead

Hundreds of Suffolk County Republicans packed The Emporium in Patchogue…



Rep. Tim Bishop, the incumbent Democrat from the East End (LEFT), is locked in a tight race with Randy Altschuler (RIGHT). their first debate took place at the First Baptist Church in Riverhead, where the tone was civil compared to the rancor of their tv ads. (Dan O’Regan/Long Island Press)

Long Island Elections: Candidates Share Optimism As Polls Close

Amid the disarray and destruction left behind in the wake…



The scene outside Checkers Drive-In on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa following a visit from Hurricane Sandy. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Long Island Press Editor: We’re Here For You

It’s an eerie feeling, driving from town to town, village…



Barbara Sinenberg, left and Arlene O'Dell, second from left, talk with neighbors next to a tree that had fallen across Barberry Lane as a result of the powerful winds and rain of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday, Oct., 30, 2012, in Sea Cliff, N.Y. O'Dell's car was crushed by a fallen tree and her home, background was surrounded by fallen trees. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Sandy Wreaks Historic Damage on Long Island

Long Island resembled a debris-strewn war zone Tuesday as National Guard troops joined local authorities in searches for residents in flooded areas after Frankenstom Sandy left…