Articles Tagged ‘gas’

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…



Large piles of water-logged furniture and debris clutter the streets of Oceanside, where residents held a rally Nov. 9, 2012 demanding answers and accountability from LIPA and elected officials. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Oceanside Residents Hit by Sandy Blast LIPA, Pols

Anger. Tears. Frustration. Hundreds of Oceanside residents unleashed a torrent of anguish at the Long Island Power Authority and public officials during an emotional rally…



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….



Rep. Tim Bishop, the incumbent Democrat from the East End (LEFT), is locked in a tight race with Randy Altschuler (RIGHT). their first debate took place at the First Baptist Church in Riverhead, where the tone was civil compared to the rancor of their tv ads. (Dan O’Regan/Long Island Press)

Long Island Elections: Candidates Share Optimism As Polls Close

Amid the disarray and destruction left behind in the wake…



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…