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Storms of epic proportions are a challenge to everyone near or directly affected by them. more
The hurricane-force winds and the mountainous storm surge are now just bad memories, but in many areas of the Heralds’ coverage area, Hurricane Sandy’s consequences will live on for weeks, months or years. more
My family and I were in The Home Depot parking lot on the third Saturday of our Diaspora trying to move our Allstate claim along, when I realized we were barely 10 minutes from our house and we couldn’t go home. more
I hate the smell of Hurricane Sandy. It’s the smell of decay. more
Hurricane Sandy taught us many things, but one lesson is clear: The health — good or bad — of an area’s business community has a direct effect on residents’ quality of life. more
Among the many temporary casualties of Hurricane Sandy was Long Island’s educational system, with most schools shutting down for a week or longer. more
On behalf of the officers and Board of Directors of the Mill Brook Civic Association, I want to commend Sanitary District No. 1 and its leaders, Irv Kaminitsky and George Pappas, on a job well done after Sandy. more
I didn’t know what to expect the morning we returned to Lawrence High School. Fishing out my ID card from a pocket of my backpack I hadn’t dipped into in two weeks, I opened the school door. more
The Gibson section of Valley Stream passed the recent 1-percent-chance-in-100-years test with Hurricane “Frankenstorm” Sandy and the nor’easter with no flooding and no property damage to my Gibson Boulevard home. more
Almost 18 months after one of the deadliest tornadoes in history cut a swath through the heart of Joplin, Mo., I discovered some words of wisdom from Ralph Waldo Emerson, a writer I have long admired. more
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