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More than a month after Hurricane Sandy brought the Long Beach post office’s operations in the city to a standstill, the facility reopened its doors on Monday, albeit on a limited basis. The … more
A month after Hurricane Sandy destroyed Unsound surf shop, at 359 E. Park Ave., leaving its interior filled with overturned surfboards and soggy clothing, co-owner Dave Juan said that the business … more
Sean Sullivan, owner of Swingbelly’s BBQ, at 909 W. Beech St., which suffered extensive damage in Hurricane Sandy, said that he is hoping to reopen. “We’re waiting to hear back from … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence and helped to hand out 500 turkeys and 500 individual meals on the day before Thanksgiving. more
Three weeks after Hurricane Sandy forced the mandatory evacuation of residents and caused an estimated $200 million in damage across Long Beach, officials lifted the 7 p.m.-to-7 a.m. curfew, but … more
When Michigan Street resident John McNally spoke in front of more than 500 people at Vision Long Island’s Smart growth Summit in Melville last Friday, his message was clear: Long Beach needs … more
The lights went out and the floodwater came up quickly in Mary Ann Ungerson’s home in the Canals on Oct. 29. Ungerson described a dark, eerie atmosphere, as 10 homes that caught fire a block away … more
It had only been several months since the city took steps to balance its budget and close a $10 million deficit before Hurricane Sandy hit on Oct. 29, causing damage that is expected to cost the … more
An effort to protect coastal communities like Long Beach from future natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy is under way, after U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand called last week for a … more
The walls of water came crashing into Long Beach Medical Center’s lower levels during Hurricane Sandy so quickly on the night of Oct. 29 that the facility’s basement was flooded from floor … more
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