Articles Tagged ‘Hurricane Irene’

LIPA Hit With Post-Sandy Class Action Lawsuit

A Melville attorney has filed a class action lawsuit against LIPA and its contractor National Grid as thousands of customers remain without power two weeks…



Long Island Hurricane: Sandy Update – 80K Without Power

Hurricane Sandy is still several hours away from unleashing its full wrath on Long Island but the storm has already caused tens of thousands of…



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…



Long Island Hurricane Sandy Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Sandy is rolling toward the Northeast and is expected to bring strong winds and heavy rain to Long Island—just in time for Halloween. Officials…



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,”…



National Grid linemen, Bryan Bruce, left, and Michael Burek prepare to replace a utilty pole in a swamp area damaged by Tropical Storm Irene on Knox Cave road in the Town of Knox N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. Utility companies continue to bring New York electricity customers back on line, but almost 182,000 are still blacked out four days after Irene pounded the state with drenching rains and high winds. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

LIPA Board Picks PSEG to Run LI’s Electric Grid

  The Long Island Power Authority Board of Trustees voted…