Articles Tagged ‘New York City’

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…



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…



Long Island Mass-transit Braces for Frankenstorm

Long Islanders can expect disruptions to mass-transit as Hurricane Sandy threatens to morph into a so-called “frankenstorm” before hitting the region early next week, with…



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,”…



Long Island's counterfeiting problem

Long Island’s $2 Million-a-year Counterfeiting Problem

It’s a brisk autumn morning in a quaint village on…