Jon Kaiman

The street in front of a home on Wynsum Lane is littered with contents of a flooded home in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Merrick, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Official: Checks In The Mail For Thousands Of Long Islanders Still Rebuilding After Sandy

The money in question will be used to help with future reconstruction and to help with mortgage payments for displaced homeowners. The checks will go to about 6,000 property owners.

01/10/2014

New York Rising Meeting

L.I. Residents Call ‘New York Rising’ Storm Relief Program Incompetent

The New York Rising program was set up by the state to help victims of Superstorm Sandy rebuild, but many have said the program has failed to deliver.

12/03/2013

Tom Suozzi as Nassau County Executive (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi Wants His Old Job Back

There is the potential for a Suozzi – Mangano rematch for Nassau County Executive in November.

02/13/2013

Margaret Savarese, Rick Spellman reunite after he performed CPR on her when she collapsed (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Former Lifeguard Hailed A Hero, Saves Woman On L.I. Golf Course

Margaret Savarese of Massapequa was at the 8th tee on the blue course at Eisenhower Park when she suddenly collapsed.

01/08/2013

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Rules To Reduce Helicopter Noise Between L.I. And Manhattan

It has been a problem over the heads of residents in the town of North Hempstead, Long Island for years.

02/02/2012

FILE - A person raking leaves (credit: AP)

North Hempstead Offering Biodegradable Leaf Bags

One Long Island town has an environmentally friendly way to dispose of those leaves on your front lawn.

10/30/2011

LI Power

East Meadow Residents Thrilled To Get Power Back After Week Of Darkness

On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.

09/01/2011

FILE (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Long Island Yoga Instructor Uses Skype To Reach Seniors

Seniors in North Hempstead, Long Island have a new way to exercise.

03/17/2011

Queens snow removal

Snow Removal Border War Between Queens, Nassau

One side of the street is a snowy mess, but the other is lean and clear. Why the difference? That was the situation on Wednesday in Nassau County’s Floral Park and Little Neck, just across the street in Queens.

12/29/2010