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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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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
Approximately 200 customers attended a fundraiser at RVC Lanes in support of the Long Beach City School District on Jan. 21. more
First grade students at Hewitt Elementary have been working hard to collect school supplies for students in East Rockaway. more
Jenna Luvin, a former village resident, coordinated an event in Colorado on Nov. 30 to raise money for the Breezy Point Disaster Relief Fund. more
Pianist Jeffrey Biegel and Island Harvest have teamed up to raise money to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims. Enjoy an afternoon of Bach, Chopin, Moszkowski, Paderewski, and holiday selections at the … more
Rockville Centre Mayor Francis Murray and the Board of Trustees have announced the formation of the RVC Foundation, which will accept tax-deductible donations to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy, according to village spokesman Jeff Kluewer. more
Each day since Hurricane Sandy hit the region, the number of New Yorkers who have filed with the Federal Emergency Management Agency has grown, and so too has the amount of reported funds given out by FEMA. more
After speaking to her family, who is dispersed between Cedarhurst, Long Beach, New York City and Port Washington, and then reading comments on Facebook and viewing random online videos of the destruction Hurricane Sandy wrought in her native area, Boca Raton, Fla. resident Mara Cavallo Benkirane became determined to help. more
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