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Hurricane Sandy was the South Shore’s worst nightmare realized. It was a monster storm that flooded portions of communities — specifically Meadowmere Park, back Lawrence, Hewlett Harbor and Cedarhurst — and left tens of thousands of lives in tatters. It was traumatic. People felt a visceral sense of fear for weeks, if not months. Could another big storm strike? more
As she sat in her new favorite chair in her rebuilt East Rockaway home, 92-year-old Frances “Muzzy” Healy couldn’t hide her elation over finally being back in her house, nearly four years after … more
Supervisor Anthony J. Santino and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito announced today that the Town of Hempstead would continue waiving Building Department permit fees for residents who are continuing to … more
Nearly four years ago, East Rockaway High School was hit hard during Hurricane Sandy when the Mill River, which runs directly behind the building, overflowed, causing extensive damage to the interior … more
After Hurricane Sandy, victims faced — and some are still facing — an extensive, burdensome and sometimes fraudulent flood insurance claims process. Last week, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and … more
Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy is urging the state and federal government to undertake a study to determine if building ocean gates at the Jones Beach Inlet and the East Rockaway Inlet is feasible. At … more
Three years have passed since Hurricane Sandy devastated Long Island’s South Shore, and while most Seaford and Wantagh residents have stitched their lives back together, the journey was not been easy. more
“Very few people escaped the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, as the unprecedented storm left a path of destruction in her wake, causing floods, fires, downed trees and massive power outages — … more
As part of the New York Rising acquisition program, a second set of houses — 81 in Nassau County and another 74 in Suffolk — will be auctioned off on Nov. 17 as part of Gov. Andrew … more
Six homes in Wantagh and Seaford damaged by Hurricane Sandy three years ago will be up for auction next month. All of the homes are south of Merrick Road — four in Seaford and two in Wantagh. more
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