Articles Tagged ‘evacuations’

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano during a Hurricane Sandy press conference at Nassau County Office of Emergency Management's headquarters in Bethpage on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.

Long Island Hurricane: Sandy Update – Nassau Announces Mandatory Evacuations

All Nassau County flood and storm surge zones are under a mandatory evacuation beginning 2 p.m. Sunday and the county has opened several shelters in…

As Hurricane Sandy moves up the East Coast, members of the Highlands Fire Department remove the rescue boat from the Atlantic Highlands Marina, Friday Oct. 26, 2012 in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. (AP Photo/Joe Epstein)

Suffolk Declares State of Emergency, Fire Island Ordered Evacuated

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has declared a State of Emergency and ordered a mandatory evacuation of Fire Island before Hurricane Sandy is forecast to…