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Long Island - Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

Long Island Endures: Tales From Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath

Editor’s Note: The numbers are staggering. The reality is heartbreaking….



Hurricane Sandy: 266k Apply for FEMA Aid

More than a quarter of a million people devastated by Superstorm Sandy have applied for aid through the federal government, officials said Tuesday, a week…



Hundreds of people swarmed a Hess gas station on Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst on foot and by car Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 to get as much fuel as they could as temperatures continued to drop and more than 700,000 residents remained without heat or electricity one week after Hurricane Sandy wreaked devastation across the Northeast. It was a familiar scene across Long Island. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Long Island Gas Crisis: Promises and Hope

Much-needed gasoline deliveries began trickling into fuel-starved communities across Long Island throughout the weekend as temperatures plummeted and lengthy gas lines continued to expand. The…



House in Lindenhurst where a dangerous storm surge destroyed several homes in the south shore village. (Photo credit: Rashed Mian)

Federal Aid Comes to ‘Devastated’ Lindenhurst

In the south shore Village of Lindenhurst, one of the hardest-hit areas from Superstorm Sandy, residents were finally lifting themselves up from the rubble Friday,…



How Will LIPA and National Grid Handle The Next Long Island Hurricane

How Will LIPA and National Grid Handle LI’s Next Hurricane?

Will LIPA and National Grid do better the next time…



Bethpage's Toxic Plume Creeps Closer to Drinking Water Wells

Bethpage’s Toxic Plume Creeps Closer To Contaminating More Public Drinking Water Supplies

John Caruso points to an orange pushpin on a poster-size map propped up against a wall inside Massapequa Water District’s conference room. Unlike the charts…