Articles Tagged ‘Howard Beach’

Hundreds of thousands of displaced Long Islanders have the option of voting by affidavit ballot this Election Day following an executive order by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday Nov. 5, 2012 to help remedy the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the voting public. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Long Island Elections: Fire, Gas Leaks and Power Outages

Fire. Gas leaks. Spotty electricity. For myriad reasons that were…



Sinkhole Swallows Fisherman, One Dead

Police say a body has been pulled from Jamaica Bay after a search for a fisherman in the waters off the coast of southwestern Long Island.