Articles Tagged ‘state of emergency’

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…



As Hurricane Sandy moves up the East Coast, members of the Highlands Fire Department remove the rescue boat from the Atlantic Highlands Marina, Friday Oct. 26, 2012 in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. (AP Photo/Joe Epstein)

Suffolk Declares State of Emergency, Fire Island Ordered Evacuated

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has declared a State of Emergency and ordered a mandatory evacuation of Fire Island before Hurricane Sandy is forecast to…



Storm Results in LI Beach Erosion

Officials say the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought severe beach erosion to Long Island’s South Shore. Last weekend’s high surf carried away sand and…