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This scene from South Freeport is just one example of the sheer destruction Hurricane Sandy unleashed on Long Island. (Michael Conforti/Long Island Press)

Letter From the Publisher: Hurricane Sandy and Long Island Press

Sandy lived up to all of the superlatives ascribed to…



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…



Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano (at podium) issued a State of Emergency for Nassau County Saturday Oct. 27, 2012 in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, aka "Frankenstorm," which is expected to begin to impact Long Island Sunday, Oct. 28. (Rashed Mian/Long Island Press)

Long Island Hurricane: Sandy Update — Nassau County Declares State of Emergency

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano declared a State of Emergency Saturday and ordered the mandatory evacuation of Long Beach Hospital and all nursing homes on…



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…



A satellite image of Hurricane Sandy is shown on a computer screen at the National Hurricane Center in Miami on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Sandy left 21 people dead as it moved through the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a winter storm and reach the U.S. East Coast as a super-storm next week. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Long Island Hurricane: Sandy Update — Frankenstorm Rolling Toward Long Island

Long Island probably won’t feel the effects of Hurricane Sandy until early next week but officials are already preparing for the pre-Halloween storm, dubbed “Frankenstorm,”…