Articles Tagged ‘gas shortage’

Walk-ups at a Hess gas station in Copiague Saturday, Nov. 3 filled cans and containers of all shapes and dimensions with fuel for their cars and generators, including buckets, water jugs and antifreeze bottles. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Long Island to Ration Gas on Odd/Even Days

Nassau and Suffolk counties have ordered gas rationing on odd/even days starting early Friday morning as the fuel drought continues into its second week after Hurricane…



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….



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…



People stood in long lines at a Hess gasoline station on Old Country Road in Hicksville late Thursday, Nov. 1 filling gas cans and containers for vehicles and generators. Much of Long Island remained without power nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across the Northeast. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Long Island Gasoline Crisis: Lines and Desperation

Emotions continued to run high across Long Island and Queens Thursday and Friday as residents seeking gasoline for vehicles and generators waited for hours to…