National Stories That Made Headlines In 2017Destructive natural disasters and powerful men behaving badly are just some of the biggest national news stories of 2017. Here's what else happened this year.
PSEG Crews Prepare For Hurricane Season On Long IslandLinemen took turns being hoisted high into the air to inspect power lines at the utility's headquarters in Hicksville.
Hurricane Season Officially Starts Thursday, Forecasters Call For Above-Average ActivityThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast calls for 11 to 17 named storms, with five to nine hurricanes.
Forecasters Predict Tough Hurricane Season Upon UsHurricane season is upon us and some forecasters predict it could be a brutal one.
Hurricane Season Could Be Worse Than ExpectedThe peak of hurricane season has approached and it's expected to be more active than originally believed.
Experts Urge Residents To Organize Disaster Relief KitsOnly 15 percent of Americans are prepared for a disaster, according to Allstate's Paul Dellauniversita.
L.I. Officials Urge Preparedness For Upcoming Hurricane SeasonAlthough forecasters are expecting a slower-than-usual hurricane season, officials are still advising residents to be ready.
Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane SeasonA slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.
Red Cross Holds Hurricane Preparedness Session In Long Beach"The best thing we can offer somebody is to have a little bit of peace of mind in a tense situation," Jeff O'Neil with the Red Cross said.
Expert Offers Insurance Tips For This Year's Hurricane SeasonNo one has forgotten Superstorm Sandy, which caused billions of dollars in damage, so how do you make sure you're covered financially if another big storm heads our way?
Tropical Storm Andrea Poised To Soak Entire Tri-State AreaForecasters say the remains from Andrea will approach from the south, bringing heavy rain to the state on Friday. The rain could produce small stream and urban flooding.
L.I. Officials Urge Preparedness For Upcoming Hurricane SeasonA new survey shows that even in the wake of Sandy and Irene most coastal residents maintain a false sense of security and aren't taking proper action to prepare for hurricanes, said John Miller, CEO of the American Red Cross on Long Island.