Articles Tagged ‘Fire Island’

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…



One of the last ferries carrying evacuated Fire Island residents arrives at Bay Shore dock Sunday Oct. 28, 2012 in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, aka "Frankenstorm. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone issued a mandatory evacuation for Fire Island in preparation for the storm. (Timothy Bolger/Long Island Press)

Fire Island Evacuated as Hurricane Sandy Nears

The last ferries off Fire Island were packed as barrier beach workers and residents pushed the 2 p.m. Sunday mandatory evacuation deadline to the last…



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…



Sweet Hollow Road

Long Island Haunts: 13 Creepiest Haunted Places on Long Island

Originally the ancestral home of Native Americans and later settled…



Does Long Island Approve of Same-Sex Marriage?

NYS Approves Same-Sex Marriage: But Does Long Island?

For Frank DeBiase and Tom McCoy of Farmingdale, the attraction…