Articles Tagged ‘gas stations’

Long Island Bills Call for Backup Power at Gas Stations

Two legislators from Nassau and Suffolk counties paired up Tuesday to call for a requirement on gas stations to be equipped with backup power to…



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…



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…