Articles Tagged ‘superstorm’

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…



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…