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Tuesday, June 16, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Long Beach Hotel, 405 East Broadway, Long Beach more
Gorgeous weather shined down on Long Beach last weekend as numerous community organizations and volunteers came together to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy, clean debris from the beaches … more
After a meeting on March 11 with U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, and Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate announced that the agency had agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim — approximately 144,000 — filed in New York and New Jersey by victims of Hurricane Sandy, and not limit corrective action to just the 2,200 claims that are now in litigation. more
Ideas for allotting the more than $9 million in federal funds available to the Village of Atlantic Beach, the Atlantic Beach Estates and East Atlantic Beach for Hurricane Sandy relief were welcomed at a Community Reconstruction program meeting on Oct. 16. more
Malcolm Bowman, a professor of marine and atmospheric sciences at Stony Brook University, showed the audience an image of a sand berm above a small village in the Netherlands, a country that is … more
In the months following Hurricane Sandy, West Fulton Street resident Doug O’Grady spent his days volunteering and helping his fellow Long Beach residents clean out and gut their … more
Nassau County and New York State will again host a pre-registration assistance program this Saturday at three Nassau County Disaster Recovery Centers in Long Beach, Island Park and Seaford for Hurricane Sandy victims. more
Hurricane Sandy led to one of Long Island’s worst environmental disasters ever, if not the worst. Sandy’s massive storm surge flooded hundreds of South Shore homes. Fuel oil tanks broke loose and floated away, spilling oil as they went. Cars were flooded as well, which sent a witches’ brew of chemicals spilling out. Sewage leaked from the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant. more
Like no other storm since the “Long Island Express” of 1938, Hurricane Sandy ripped apart Long Island’s South Shore, lifting docks off their moorings and depositing them miles away, tearing hot tubs from backyard decks and dumping them in the canals that line the coast, and sending boats big and small hurtling out to sea. more
For the past seven years, Long Beach High School has held its senior prom at Chateau Briand in Carle Place. However, due to the hardships caused by Hurricane Sandy, this year’s event was nearly … more
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