Articles Tagged ‘office of emergency management’

Nassau County Board of Elections Democratic Commissioner William Biamonte says the Nov. 6 elections will go on, despite Hurricane Sandy's destructive wrath. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Long Island Elections: Hurricane Sandy’s Effect

Nassau County election officials coping with the aftermath of Hurricane…



Quiksilver Pro New York Surf Competition - Long Island Press Cover Story - Volume 9, Issue 34

The Quiksilver Pro New York Surf Competition Comes To Long Beach

In the block between Balaram Stack’s home and the beach where…



People crowd Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, as they evacuate buildings after an earthquake his the in Washington area. The 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island and New York City. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Long Island Feels Tremors from Virginia Earthquake

Tremors from a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia were felt for about two minutes as far away as Long Island on Tuesday afternoon. The U.S….