Articles Tagged ‘Queens’

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…



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…



A Nassau County truck fell into a sinkhole in East Rockaway, further damaging the troubled pipes of Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant. (Timothy Bolger/Long Island Press)

Nassau’s Bay Park Plant Diverting Sewage

One day after sewage from the Bay Park Sewage Treatment…



Darrell Fuller, left, has been arrested for allegedly gunning down a carjacking victim and Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.

Alleged Nassau Cop Killer Leaves Hospital

The 33-year-old Queens man suspected of gunning down a Nassau…



Darrell Fuller, left, has been arrested for allegedly gunning down a carjacking victim and Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.

Alleged Nassau County Cop Killer Apprehended

The suspected gunman wanted for killing a 29-year-old Nassau County police officer and a carjacking victim near the Nassau-Queens border on Tuesday morning has been…



Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Bellrose Terrace on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.

Manhunt on for Killer of Nassau Cop, 29

A manhunt is on for the gunman who killed a 29-year-old Nassau County police officer and a carjacking victim near the Nassau-Queens border on Tuesday…